Bob Noel had an opportunity to speak with Charlene O’Hanlon, with Digital Anarchist, during RSA 2019 about the future of security and the value of NetOps and SecOps collaboration.
Plixer wins Editor’s Choice Award for Network Security and Management at the RSA Conference 2019.
Following years of AI climbing the hype wheel at RSA Conference, the topic is no longer one of the most prevalent as supply chain and infrastructure fears take focus at RSAC 2019.
The Domain Name System (DNS), known as the phone book for the internet, was recently retuned to improve performance as well as include new security provisions to protect against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. DNS Flag Day drew a line in the sand for noncompliant authoritative DNS servers by removing accommodations. These new updates are welcome, but they do not solve the problem of DNS abuse by cybercriminals.
The numbers for Denial-of-Service attacks were down in the 4th quarter but the ones that got through were more stealth and persisted for a longer duration according to a report from Kaspersky.
U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio have sent an urgent plea to new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Christopher Krebs to launch an investigation into foreign-owned virtual private networks to assess whether they represent a national security threat to government.
Two senators called on the Department of Homeland Security to investigate the possibility that VPNs are allowing valuable information to be routed to foreign adversaries.
Two U.S. senators are taking bipartisan aim at foreign-owned virtual private networks (VPNs), which they say are often headquartered “in countries that do not share American interests or values” – specifically, China and Russia.
Vaporworms, a fileless malware is now coming of age and may be the next big threat enterprises will have to contend with this year according to senior security analyst Marc Laliberte of WatchGuard Technologies.
Plixer is in the world of flow record analysis, solving issues for both network and security operations folks. “Oh, so they’re a netflow collector?” Yes, that’s how Plixer started back in 1999, but there’s much more to the story than just collection of flow records now that they’ve got nearly 20 years of software development under their belt.