9 posts from October 2016

October 27, 2016

“Do you have any insect repellent? I’ve been told my computer has a bug.” There is no doubting that cyber security is a very technical subject, and with the current state of hacking for profit...Read More
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October 24, 2016

On Friday Oct. 21, 2016, a DDoS attack shut down several popular internet sites. Users experienced slow access or no service to Twitter, Spotify, Shopify, SoundCloud, Reddit and The New York Times and others. The...Read More
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Health care organizations are at the forefront of cyber security. Arguably, they’re ahead of many other industries because they’re a top target for cyber criminals. A single patient record is worth 10 times more than...Read More
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October 22, 2016

Earlier this year, researchers at the Imperva Defense Center followed the money trail on CryptoWall 3.0 – one of the most widespread ransomware menaces to date. The results were astounding, and show how ransomware authors...Read More
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October 21, 2016

As published in “The Economist Intelligence Unit” October 5, 2016 By Kim DeCarlis, CMO, Imperva As threats mount, cyber security has become top of mind for a growing number of corporate boards. Directors and senior...Read More
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October 17, 2016

Financial services institutions are at the forefront of cyber security. Arguably, they’re ahead of many other industries because they’re a top target for cyber criminals. Financial institutions have high-value assets – account information, transactions and...Read More
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October 11, 2016

Researchers at the Imperva Defense Center analyzed traffic from a single Tor exit node and have created a series of blogs that describe the results. This second blog focuses on the scraping attack campaigns originating...Read More
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October 07, 2016

All companies should be aware of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially known as Regulation (EU) 2016/679. Although enforcement of the GDPR is not set to begin until the spring of 2018, companies worldwide are already making plans to meet the requirements of the GDPR.Read More
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October 01, 2016

Now in its thirteenth year, NCSAM is designed to raise peoples’ awareness about the importance of cyber security. From one perspective, awareness is to people as patches are to systems. Both are designed to change behavior. A patch changes a system’s behavior; awareness should change a person’s behavior. And in many cases it doesRead More
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