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In an Evil Internet Minute, £656,393 is Lost to Cybercrime, Reveals RiskIQ

London, UK, 19 July, 2017 – With cybercriminals costing the global economy £345 billion last year alone[1], Digital threat management leader RiskIQ has examined the growing volume of malicious activity on the Internet to reveal the inaugural ‘Evil Internet Minute’. In a single evil internet minute, close to £656,393 is lost to cybercrime and 1,080 people fall victim. Despite businesses’ best efforts to guard against external cyber threats, spending up to £109,942[2] in 60 seconds, bad actors con ...


19.07.2017

US and UK CyberCrime Experts Join NEUSTAR CONNECT: EMEA Security Summit

• Speakers include Rodney Joffe, Neustar SVP and Fellow, Charlie McMurdie, Senior Cybercrime Advisor, PwC; and Brian Foster, Neustar SVP Information Services LONDON, UK AND STERLING, Va. -- April 12, 2017; Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today announced that it is hosting a Cyber Security Summit on the 18th May at its NEUSTAR CONNECT event in Central London. The summit is open to security professionals and will feature a panel of cyber se ...


12.04.2017

SafeBreach Announces Strategic Reseller Agreement with HPE to Bring Automated Security Validation to Global Enterprise Market

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/14/17 -- , the leading provider of continuous security validation, today announced that the company has signed a strategic reseller agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), making the SafeBreach platform available to HPE enterprise and government customers worldwide. Hewlett Packard Pathfinder is an investor in SafeBreach and participated in the company''s in July 2016.With cybercrime on the rise globally and a trend toward more stringent ...


14.02.2017

Andre Leduc Receives M3AAWG 2016 JD Falk Award for Operation Safety-Net and CASL Work that Protects Online Users

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/25/16 -- The lead architect of both a comprehensive report that demystifies online threats for the general public and an important Canadian law that has appreciably reduced spam has received the M3AAWG 2016 JD Falk Award for his contributions to a safer online world. André Leduc was recognized for spearheading the global Operation Safety-Net best practices report and for his role in developing the Canadian Anti-spam Legislation that requires marketers to ...


25.10.2016

RiskIQ Joins IBM Security App Exchange Community

RiskIQ PassiveTotal App for IBM QRadar part of collaborative development to stay ahead of evolving threats London, UK – August 10, 2016 – RiskIQ, a leader in external threat management, today launched RiskIQ PassiveTotal App for IBM QRadar, which integrates with IBM security intelligence technology to achieve fully integrated external threat context to security incidents. Joint customers can accelerate incident remediation seamlessly by accessing internet datasets as they investigate offences i ...


10.08.2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Uncovers Inner Workings of the Cybercriminal Economy

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/17/16 -- Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today published "," an extensive report assessing the underlying economy driving cybercrime. The research delivers an in-depth analysis of the motivations behind the attacks adversaries choose to pursue, and the ''value chain'' illegal organizations have established to expand their reach and maximize profits. Based on this insight, the report also provides actionable recommendation ...


17.05.2016

LACNIC and the Latin American Operational Security Community Joins Forces With M3AAWG to Combat Online Threats

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/01/16 -- LACNIC, the regional Internet registry for the Latin America and Caribbean region, has joined the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group to collaborate on global cybersecurity issues. LACNIC is also the convening forum for the LAC Network Operators Group; LACSEC, the region''s Network Security Forum; and LAC-CSIRT, a regional security incident response forum. As part of a mutual partnership to fight online threats, M3AA ...


01.04.2016

LACNIC and the Latin American Operational Security Community Joins Forces With M3AAWG to Combat Online Threats

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/31/16 -- LACNIC, the regional Internet registry for the Latin America and Caribbean region, has joined the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group to collaborate on global cybersecurity issues. LACNIC is also the convening forum for the LAC Network Operators Group; LACSEC, the region''s Network Security Forum; and LAC-CSIRT, a regional security incident response forum. As part of a mutual partnership to fight online threats, M3AA ...


31.03.2016

NTT Innovation Institute Announces Partnership With Microsoft to Expand Threat Protection for Enterprises

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/17/16 -- NTT Innovation Institute Inc. (), the prestigious Silicon Valley-based innovation center for NTT Group, one of the world''s largest ICT companies, today announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. to protect global networks and enterprise customers from cyber attacks. With this threat intelligence information-sharing program, business and security leaders will be provided greater visibility, proactive defense for security teams, ...


17.03.2016

John Muir Health Selects TrapX Security''s DeceptionGrid to Better Fortify Its Network Defenses

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/01/16 -- ™, a global leader in advanced , today announced that , a leader in healthcare in the San Francisco Bay Area, has selected TrapX DeceptionGrid to better fortify its network defenses."The threat landscape for healthcare providers has changed dramatically in the past 24 months," said Tom August, chief information security officer for John Muir Health. "When we read TrapX''s report, which identified how hackers had penetrated ...


01.03.2016

Exabeam Wins 2016 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Security Solution

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/18/16 -- , a leader in user behavior analytics (UBA) for security, was named a winner of a 2016 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Security Solution. Each year, this honor is awarded to a select number of IBM Business Partners who have delivered exceptional solutions to drive business value and transform the way clients and industries do business in the future. The 2016 awards recognize achievements across a wide-range of solution areas, including IBM Watson, ...


18.02.2016

Exabeam Launches Threat Hunter to Root Out Cybercriminals on Corporate Networks

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/17/16 -- , the leader in user behavior analytics (UBA) for security, today announced Threat Hunter, a new product for the instant and targeted querying of security big data by anyone. With Threat Hunter, security professionals can proactively identify and respond to adversaries within their networks. The product enables analysts to search, pivot, and drill down across multiple dimensions of user activity to find sessions that contain specific risky behaviors ...


17.02.2016

IID Predicts Massive Botnet Takeover of IoT Devices by 2017

TACOMA, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/01/15 -- , the source for clear cyberthreat intelligence, today announced its predictions for 2017 and beyond. After analyzing billions of pieces of cyberthreat data, IID anticipates Internet of Things (IoT) devices will increasingly become part of large-scale botnets, websites utilizing many of the new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) will go dark and China-based cybercrime will undergo a marked shift.IID isn''t interested in making safe, short-rang ...


01.12.2015

iovation Wins "FinTech Forward Company to Watch" Award

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 10/13/15 -- , the digital reputation authority, today announced that it has won the "" award. American Banker and the Bank Administration Institute (BAI) selected iovation for its unique approach to stopping fraud and identifying good customers, and revenues from financial institutions."We''re delighted to win such a prestigious award because it validates just how impactful our device-based approach to fighting fraud is for banks," ...


13.10.2015

EastNets Showcases Cutting-Edge Solutions at the Sibos 2015-Singapore

NEW YORK, NY and DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -- (Marketwired) -- 10/12/15 -- a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions for the financial services industry, has today begun showcasing its cutting-edge compliance, payment and cloud solutions at the inauguration of . Sibos is the world''s premier financial services event organized by SWIFT for the financial industry. EastNets'' industry experts will attend the three-day event to network with representative ...


13.10.2015

Citibank, Enova, Intuit, Orbitz and U.S. Bank Headline iovation''s 4th Annual Fraud Force Summit

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/15 -- , the digital reputation authority, today announced that representatives from Citibank, Enova, Intuit, Orbitz and U.S. Bank, and world-renowned cyber detective Lance James will be at iovation''s 4th Annual Fraud Force Summit. All of the headliners will share methods of fighting cybercrime while providing a safe and frictionless experience for good customers.Fraud Force gives iovation clients an exclusive in-person closed-door opportunity t ...


28.09.2015

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage Yet Progress Is Interrupted, Finds 2015 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey

NEW YORK, NY and FRAMINGHAM, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/15 -- and IDG''s release the . The survey reveals that despite a year of highly public and destructive cyberattacks, few organizations'' cybersecurity policies and processes are providing better protection than a year ago. However, this year''s findings show government agencies and corporate board of directors are taking an increased role when it comes to cybersecurity practices. More than 500 executives f ...


16.07.2015

iovation''s Trust Service Awarded for Innovative Gaming Technology

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/15 -- , the trusted source for mobile and online fraud prevention, today announced its -- which identifies website visitors that are most likely to be trustworthy -- has been awarded with Casino Journal''s Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Award."iovation is trusted to protect millions of transactions every day and we''re excited to be recognized for helping our customers know who to trust," said iovation' ...


12.05.2015

Fraud Protection Firm iovation Recognized for Revenue, Income and Employee Growth

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 04/07/15 -- , the trusted source for mobile and online fraud prevention, has been named a finalist in the 31st annual Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) Oregon Technology Awards (OTA) in the growth category. TAO evaluates technology companies with annual revenues between $20 million and $100 million for the category, and iovation is a finalist alongside Navis, Peak Hosting and Puppet Labs. Companies are awarded based on revenue, income and employee increases ...


07.04.2015

iovation Helps Bust Cyberfraud Ring; Saves Insurer $3.5 Million

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 03/18/15 -- , the trusted source for mobile and online fraud prevention, today announced its technology helped identify and using a "crash for cash" scheme perpetrated against a large UK-based insurance company. That insurer claims identifying and stopping that fraud ring saved them £ 2.3 million or roughly the equivalent of $3.5 million. Crash for cash incidents are where fraudsters either deliberately crash two of their own vehicles together in priv ...


18.03.2015

iovation Launches Device-Based Authentication to Reduce Account Takeover Threats and Avoid Unnecessary Customer Challenges

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 02/11/15 -- , the trusted source for mobile and online fraud prevention, today announced the immediate availability of its service. iovation''s device-based authentication uses a customer''s known devices -- such as a laptop or mobile phone -- to verify authorization to access their account.Hackers use phishing attacks and data breaches to obtain usernames and passwords on a daily basis. At the same time, verification that relies exclusively ...


11.02.2015

iovation to Outline How Businesses Can Protect Their Customers and Brand From Mobile Fraud

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 12/18/14 -- , the trusted source for mobile and online fraud prevention, will outline concrete ways to safeguard businesses'' mobile transactions from fraud in an upcoming webinar. Scott Olson, iovation''s Vice President of Product, will host the webinar entitled "" on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 9 a.m. PST.Mobile transactions protected by iovation have doubled from 2012 to 2014, increasing from 15 to 30 percent. Mobile traffic by some iov ...


18.12.2014

New Trustwave Report Reveals Security Deficiencies That Increase Data Breach Risk

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/14 -- A new report from Trustwave reveals many businesses still struggle with information security deficiencies and common security weaknesses that can elevate their risk of data breaches.Based on a global survey of 476 information technology and security professionals located in more than 50 countries, the from Trustwave offers benchmarks by which IT and security professionals can compare their risk stance against their peers. Data from the report can als ...


09.12.2014

Annual Study Reveals Average Cost of Cyber Crime Escalates 96 Percent to $12.7 Million per Organization

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/14 -- HP (NYSE: HPQ) today unveiled the results from its fifth annual study in partnership with the detailing the rising cost, frequency and time to resolve cyber attacks.Conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by HP Enterprise Security, the found the average annualized cost of cyber crime incurred by a benchmark sample of U.S. organizations was $12.7 million,(1) representing a 96 percent increase since the study was initiated five years ago.(2 ...


15.10.2014

Leading Russian Security Firm Group-IB Releases 2014 Report on the Russian High-Tech Crime Market

MOSCOW, RUSSIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/14 -- , one of the leading companies in fraud prevention, cybercrime and hi-tech crime investigations, today announced their annual report on the Russian high-tech crime market for 2014. Analysts from Group-IB''s computer forensics lab and its CERT-GIB unit prepared the 56-page report, covering the second half of 2013 and the first half of 2014.The provides detailed assessments of the who, what, where and how of high-tech crime, naming which i ...


15.10.2014

IID Secures Funding From Bessemer Venture Partners to Scale Shared Threat Intelligence Offering

TACOMA, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/05/13 -- , securing the Internet with shared cyberintelligence, today announced it has raised $8 million in Series A funding from Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP). IID will use the investment to accommodate growing demand for its cyberintelligence collaboration platform, , which is selectively available today. ActiveTrust enables enterprises and government agencies to combat the rising frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks by sharing cyber incident data i ...


05.11.2013

HP Reveals Cost of Cybercrime Escalates 78 Percent, Time to Resolve Attacks More Than Doubles

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/13 -- HP (NYSE: HPQ) today unveiled the results from a global study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, indicating that the cost, frequency and time to resolve cyberattacks continue to rise for the fourth consecutive year.(1)Conducted by the and sponsored by HP Enterprise Security Products, the 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study found that the average annualized cost of cybercrime incurred by a benchmark sample of U.S. organizations was $11.56 million,(1) re ...


08.10.2013

HP Urges Customers to Rethink Security Strategy

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 09/17/13 -- HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced new products and services that enable enterprises to disrupt the adversary marketplace, manage risk and extend their security capabilities to better protect themselves against a growing threat landscape.Cybercrime continues to increase, with 92 percent of Forbes Global 2000 companies reporting data breaches in the last 12 months.(1) This growth is due to adversaries forming a more sophisticated and collaborative marke ...


17.09.2013

IID Promoted to Technology Partner in McAfee Security Innovation Alliance

TACOMA, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/04/13 -- , making the Internet safe through shared intelligence, today announced that it has been promoted by McAfee® to Technology Partner status in the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance™ (SIA). IID's Signals and Resolver solutions are now integrated and have been successfully tested with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO), enabling customers using the joint solution to prevent data exfiltration, optimize time and resources, and centralize threat managem ...


04.09.2013

Experts Reveal How Developing Operational Risk Tools Minimize Operational Losses

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 08/15/13 -- Operational risk management has evolved from the simple calculation of capital requirements to a proactive, holistic approach. This new strategy ensures that operational risk managers maintain their organizations' profitability and brand reputation. In fact, recent financial scandals revealed that operational risk can result in incredible losses that many organizations can sometimes never fully recover from.According to Ger Jan Meijer, Director ...


15.08.2013

iovation Webinar Details How Device Proliferation Changes the Online Fraud Landscape

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/13 -- , stopping Internet fraud and identifying good online customers with the world's most comprehensive device reputation database, today announced an upcoming addressing how rapid consumer device adoption has forced businesses to change how they fight online fraud. Max Anhoury, iovation's Vice President of Global Sales, and Mark Bish, Senior Product Manager - Fraud Solutions at iovation technology partner and global information services compa ...


09.07.2013

Incapsula Brings Instant Two-Factor Authentication to Websites of All Sizes

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/01/13 -- , a cloud-based Web security and performance service, today announced Login Protect, the latest addition to its security portfolio. Login Protect enables instant activation of two-factor authentication to websites and Web applications using Incapsula, without requiring any coding, application changes, or third-party authentication service integrations."Many website and applications that use Incapsula rely solely on passwords for authentica ...


01.07.2013

StopTheHacker Makes Website Vulnerability Patching Affordable for SMBs With New Service

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/13 -- Award-winning tech startup, StopTheHacker, is thrilled to announce the addition of their vulnerability patching service to its long list of tech services. The announcement from the San Francisco-based startup comes not a moment too soon as security concerns are at an all-time high worldwide. According to the just released , which measures website security vulnerabilities across a wide range of industries, 86% of websites assessed had at least on ...


17.06.2013

StopTheHacker Joins Forces With Verio to Fight Cybercrime

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/13 -- San Francisco based , one of the world's fastest growing website security companies, and , a global leader in SMB web hosting and Internet business solutions, have formed a partnership which will add to the already impressive growth of StopTheHacker and further enhance website security for Verio's SMB clients. The service is available to all Verio customers from today on.Founded in 2009, StopTheHacker attracted almost immediate attenti ...


13.06.2013

Ponemon and Symantec Find Most Data Breaches Caused by Human and System Errors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/05/13 -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) and the Ponemon Institute today released the which reveals human errors and system problems caused two-thirds of data breaches in 2012 and pushed the global average to $136 per record(1). Issues included employee mishandling of confidential data, lack of system controls, and violations of industry and government regulations. Heavily regulated fields including healthcare, finance and pharmaceutical incurred breach c ...


05.06.2013

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report Reveals Increase in Cyberespionage -- Including Threefold Increase in Small Business Attacks

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/13 -- Symantec Corp.'s (NASDAQ: SYMC) Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 18 () today revealed a 42 percent surge during 2012 in targeted attacks compared to the prior year. Designed to steal intellectual property, these targeted cyberespionage attacks are increasingly hitting the manufacturing sector as well as small businesses, which are the target of 31 percent of these attacks. Small businesses are attractive targets themselves and a way in t ...


16.04.2013

Trustwave Security Expert to Keynote at RSA Conference

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- Trustwave Senior Vice President Nicholas J. Percoco and U.S. Secret Service Special Agent Erik Rasmussen will lead a keynote address on Thursday, February 28, at the 2013 RSA Conference in San Francisco. In "The Lifecycle of Cybercrime," they will highlight cybercrime trends from forensic investigations compiled in the . Percoco and Rasmussen will uncover the lifecycle of attacks including criminal motivations behind attacks, techniques used ...


20.02.2013

Cost of Cybercrime to Business Continues to Soar; High Detection Rates Save Money

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/13 -- As the cost of cybercrime continues to soar, affecting businesses around the world, is introducing the latest version of its corporate endpoint security product, , with elevated threat detection technology that has been independently tested by AV-TEST with top-notch scores against new malware **, including support for Windows 8.With businesses spending sizable sums of money to clean up damage from malware, high malware detection rates take on greater ...


07.02.2013

IID Says 2013 Cyberthreats Are So 2012; Predicts Two Years Ahead

TACOMA, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- , a provider of technology and services that help organizations secure their Internet presence, today announced it finds that 2013 cyberthreats are already well anticipated and mundane, but predicts that by 2014 significant new methods of cybercrime will emerge. These new threats include the utilization of Internet connected devices to actually carry out physical crimes, including murders and cybercriminals leveraging mobile device Near Field Communicat ...


18.12.2012

Solutionary White Paper Reveals How Incorporating Malware Analysis Into Incident Response Improves Security, Speeds Recovery and Reduces Data Loss

OMAHA, NE -- (Marketwire) -- 11/08/12 -- , the leading pure-play managed security services provider (MSSP), today announced the availability of its latest complimentary white paper,The paper provides security and risk professionals with an understanding not only of the value of malware analysis in incident response but also of how analysis services from a managed security services provider (MSSP) can provide effective threat intelligence that can be used to reduce malware-driven risks. Highly s ...


08.11.2012

IID Expands Executive Team; Appoints Security Luminary Paul Ferguson Vice President of Threat Intelligence

TACOMA, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/07/12 -- , a provider of technology and services that help organizations secure their Internet presence, today announced the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of as its first ever Vice President of Threat Intelligence. Ferguson has been widely recognized for decades as a security industry luminary and has been fighting malware since the days of the earliest attacks in 1987."IID's pioneering approach to securing the Internet through ...


07.11.2012

HP Research: Cybercrime Costs Rise Nearly 40 Percent, Attack Frequency Doubles

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/08/12 -- HP (NYSE: HPQ) today unveiled new research indicating that the cost and frequency of cybercrime have both continued to rise for the third straight year.According to the third annual study of U.S. companies, the occurrence of cyberattacks has more than doubled over a three-year period, while the financial impact has increased by nearly 40 percent.(1)Conducted by the and sponsored by HP, the 2012 Cost of Cyber Crime Study found that the average annual ...


08.10.2012

Meadowbrook TAFE Integrates Cybercrime Forensics Training in Degree Programs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/26/12 -- announced that a partnership has been formed with Meadowbrook TAFE to offer the world-renowned Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation (CHFI) training programme. CHFI provides a methodological approach to computer forensics and evidence analysis that will help detect sources of hacking attacks. The programme will enable students to learn and experience forensic investigation techniques and tools to successfully carry out computer forensic invest ...


27.09.2012

Royal Group Services Bundles SafeCentral With New Commercial Banking Fraud Loss Prevention Program

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 09/26/12 -- Wontok, a global cloud and endpoint security company, today announced a strategic partnership with Royal Group Services (RGS), a retail insurance brokerage with a focus on protecting merchant accounts and commercial banking customers against fraud loss. As a result of the partnership, RGS will bundle with its new Electronic Funds Transfer Guard Protection Program, helping to protect commercial bank accounts from exposure to fraud loss throu ...


26.09.2012

UPDATE: iovation Surpasses One Billion Tracked Devices; Reveals Linux Machines Have Highest Fraud Rate

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 09/10/12 -- , the Device Reputation Authority™ protecting online businesses from fraud and abuse, today announced that it now tracks the , noting that Linux devices have the highest percentage of fraudulent transactions originating from them. The company came to its findings by analyzing fraudulent transactions as a percentage of overall transactions from each mobile and fixed Internet device it tracked from January to July 2012. By utilizing iovation's data ...


10.09.2012

Impact of Data Loss on Revenue Expected to Reach 1.6% by 2018, According to K logix, a Leading Data Security Company

BROOKLINE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/16/12 -- the leading data security company, today announced its new report which features findings from its research and analysis into the true impact of data loss on company revenue. The company found that in 2012 data leakage will impact .6% of revenue for the average company, and that number will continue to grow -- by 2018 1.6% of revenue will be lost.In its research, K logix calculated the impact of slow-drip data loss on revenue. Slow drip data loss i ...


16.07.2012

IID Reports 12 Percent of Fortune 500 Still Infected With DNSChanger Malware

TACOMA, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/12 -- , a provider of technology and services that help organizations secure their Internet presence, today announced that 12 percent of all Fortune 500 companies and four percent of "major" U.S. federal agencies are still infected with DNSChanger malware. The company also released an detailing how DNSChanger has infiltrated Fortune 500 companies and major government organizations. Today's findings come less than two weeks before the July 9 d ...


28.06.2012

IID Adds to Executive Ranks; Two Hired Formerly in Management at AT&T Wireless, Microsoft and Motricity

TACOMA, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/23/12 -- , a provider of technology and services that helps organizations secure their Internet presence, today announced that it is expanding its executive staff with the addition of two new executives. DS Benbow will serve as IID's Vice President of Marketing and Jason Atlas as its Vice President of Engineering and Technology. The hiring of Benbow and Atlas into newly created positions enables IID to strategically support its growing marketing teams and ...


23.05.2012

Check Point Survey Reveals More Than Half of Targeted Attacks Reported Were Driven by Financial Fraud

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/22/12 -- . (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced the results of a new survey revealing 65 percent of organizations who experienced targeted attacks report the hacker's motivation was driven by financial fraud, and resulted in business disruption and the loss of sensitive information, including intellectual property and trade secrets. The report, , also showed companies reporting an average of 66 new security a ...


22.05.2012

Silver Tail Systems' Co-Founder Laura Mather Deemed One of Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business

MENLO PARK, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/15/12 -- Dr. Laura Mather, Ph.D., Co-founder and Chief Visionary of -- the leader in real time web session intelligence and behavioral analysis, providing visibility and protection from cyber attacks, cybercrime and fraud -- was today recognized by Fast Company as one of . This esteemed honor celebrates Mather's personal and professional achievements that are a direct result of her disruptive thinking that led to the innovation and rapid success of Si ...


15.05.2012

Blue Coat Introduces Free, Family-Safe Web Browser to Protect Children and Families on Android Phones and Tablets

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/09/12 -- Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the technology leader in and solutions, today announced the availability of K9™ Web Protection Browser for Android, extending Blue Coat's initiative to provide safe Internet access on mobile devices. The new app protects individuals and families from malicious threats -- including phishing and malware -- on mobile phones and tablets. Available free of charge from the Google Play market, the app also provides real-time ...


09.05.2012

IID Reports 333 Percent Increase in Phishing Attacks Impersonating Email Service Providers

TACOMA, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/08/12 -- , a provider of technology and services that helps organizations secure their Internet presence, today released its that revealed phishing attacks impersonating email service providers increased 333 percent from Q4 2011 to Q1 2012. IID attributes this spike to spammers needing unsullied email addresses since many major spamming botnets have been shut down, and Internet service providers have become more successful at identifying and blocking email fro ...


08.05.2012

Annual Symantec Internet Security Threat Report Reveals 81 Percent Increase in Malicious Attacks

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/30/12 -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the findings of its , which shows that while the number of vulnerabilities decreased by 20 percent, the number of malicious attacks continued to skyrocket by 81 percent. In addition, the report highlights that advanced targeted attacks are spreading to organizations of all sizes and variety of personnel, data breaches are increasing, and that attackers are focusing on mobile threats.Symantec blocked ...


30.04.2012

Check Point Introduces ThreatCloud(TM), the First Collaborative Network to Fight Cybercrime

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/17/12 -- . (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced -- the first collaborative network to fight cybercrime -- that gathers threat data from an innovative worldwide network of threat sensors and distributes threat intelligence to security gateways around the globe. With over 250 million addresses analyzed for bot discovery, 4.5 million malware signatures and 300,000 infected sites, Check Point ThreatCloud powers new a ...


17.04.2012

iovation Finds Cyber Fraud Never Sleeps; Reports Most Dangerous Hours for 2011

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 02/23/12 -- , the Device Reputation Authority™ protecting online businesses from fraud and abuse, has announced some of the most dangerous times of day for cyber fraud in 2011. For the , the hours when iovation stopped the largest amount of abuse were as follows:1am local time in Ghana (5pm PST) -- the number one online fraud offender6am local time in Nigeria (9pm PST) -- the number two fraud offender3am local time in the Philippines (11am PST) -- the number thr ...


23.02.2012

M86 Security Executive Recognized as One of CRN's 2012 Channel Chiefs

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/12 -- , the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, announced today that Luis Curet has been named one of CRN's 2012 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.Luis Curet ...


20.02.2012

Fraud Is in the Air, iovation Finds Increase in Online Dating Abuses

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 02/09/12 -- , the Device Reputation Authority™ protecting online businesses from fraud and abuse, today announced it has seen a significant spike in in the past 12 months. Using its patented ReputationManager 360 solution to identify computers, mobile phones and tablets used to commit fraud, iovation found that 3.8 percent of the total transactions it processed for online dating sites in 2011 were fraudulent -- more than a 150 percent increase over the 1.4 perc ...


09.02.2012

New M86 Security Labs Report Reveals Spread of Malware Growing via Social Media, Targeted Attacks and Exploit Kits

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/08/12 -- , the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today released its latest bi-annual M86 Security Labs Report, which details a significant growth in cybercrime via sophisticated targeted attacks and social media scams as well as a rise in malicious email attachments despite a four-year low in spam volumes last year.Investigating the Web and email threat trends in the second half of 2011 for its bi-annual report, M86 Security Labs analy ...


08.02.2012

67 Percent Fear That Malware Is on the Rise and 61 Percent Feel User Error Is the Biggest Threat on the Internet

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/25/12 -- IT security and data protection company today unveiled its latest , a detailed assessment of the threat landscape -- from hacktivism and online threats to mobile malware, cloud computing and social network security, as well as IT security trends for this coming year. The full, ungated report is available for download from the Sophos website. Click to access.A Sophos poll, conducted online at the end of 2011, surveyed more than 4,300 global respondent ...


25.01.2012

M86 Security Reels in Recognition Around the World for Technology, Products and Channel Leadership

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/12 -- Over the past year, organizations and government agencies experienced security breaches and incidents at alarming rates due to an increase in complex targeted attacks. Based on its unique ability to protect organizations from these types of zero-day malware threats, , the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, received prominent industry awards and highly-acclaimed reviews from across the globe, including organizations in the U.S., ...


10.01.2012

M86 Security Announces Latest Version of Award-Winning Web Filtering and Reporting Solutions

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/11 -- , the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today announced version 4.2 of its award-winning M86 Web Filtering and Reporting (WFR) Suite. This version includes several enhancements, including: additional user identification and activity monitoring for all tablet devices, reporting improvements, customizable time limits for user access, and convenient access to future limited availability releases of the product.With the latest rele ...


05.12.2011

M86 Security Wins 2011 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence in Multiple Categories

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/03/11 -- , the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, is proud to announce it has been honored by Tech & Learning magazine with a prestigious Award of Excellence in the publication's 29th annual awards program aimed at saluting outstanding education technology products. The recognized by the judges in the best "upgraded product" and M86 VuSafe in the best "new product" category for innovation in the Ed Tech mark ...


03.11.2011

IID Uncovers Significant Web Malware Increase as Cybercriminals Shift Attack Strategies, Avalanche Reemerges

TACOMA, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/01/11 -- , a provider of technology and services that help organizations secure their Internet presence, today released its that revealed websites loaded with malware (malicious software) increased a massive 89 percent in the third quarter compared to Q2 2011. According to the IID report, the most impersonated organizations include the FDIC, U.S. Federal Reserve, IRS and NACHA (National Automated Clearing House Association). IID attributed the large increase i ...


01.11.2011

Cenzic Partners With OpSource to Offer Customers Fast and Effective Web Application Security Solutions

CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/27/11 -- , the leading provider of Web application security vulnerability assessment and risk management solutions, and , Inc., Dimension Data's wholly-owned enterprise cloud and managed hosting business, today announced that Cenzic has become a Validated Cloud Solution Provider. As a result of this partnership, OpSource clients now have access to Cenzic's ClickToSecure Cloud solution, an affordable Web application security service that allows users ...


27.10.2011

Sophos and the National Cyber Security Alliance Present the State of Cyber Security

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 10/21/11 --, a panel event and cocktail reception, presented by and theFeatured panelists include Michael Kaiser, executive director, National Cyber Security Alliance; Chester Wisniewski, senior security advisor, Sophos; and Rob Strayer, director, National Security Preparedness Group, Bipartisan Policy CenterThursday, October 27, 2011; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. W Hotel, 515 15th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C.The state of cyber security is ever-changing with new ...


21.10.2011

Invincea Selected as a SINET 16 Innovator and to Present at 2011 SINET Showcase

FAIRFAX, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/17/11 -- , Inc., the innovator in malware threat protection via virtualization, today announced that it has been selected as a . Invincea will discuss how it uses virtualization to create a protective "bubble" around browsers and pdf documents -- two of the largest attack vectors -- to protect users against spearphishing threats and other online threats during the on October 26th at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Supported by the , The Se ...


17.10.2011

Symantec Threat Researchers Profile Top 7 Android Monetization Schemes

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/11/11 -- Today from Pepcom Mobile Focus at CTIA Enterprise & Applications, Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) announced the publication of new research titled, . This whitepaper provides an in-depth analysis of the current monetization schemes behind the growing wave of malware targeting the Android mobile computing platform, and schemes likely to be seen in the future.The paper's key finding is that the majority of current efforts to monetize mobile mal ...


11.10.2011

New Symantec DeepSight Reputation DataFeeds Identify Attack Actors, Malicious Activity Sources in Real-Time

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/11/11 -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced two new DeepSight datafeeds -- Symantec DeepSight IP Reputation DataFeed and Symantec DeepSight URL Reputation DataFeed, which provide critical intelligence about known attack actors in a format that enterprises can use to automatically trigger systems for active protection or incident management.Both new datafeeds are Web services, which provide enterprise applications with up-to-date and actionable ...


11.10.2011

iovation Named UK Insurance Provider Partner of the Year

PORTLAND, OR and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 11/24/15 -- , the provider of device intelligence for authentication and fraud prevention, has been named the 2015 "Outsourced Partner of the Year" in Post Magazine''s Data, Analytics and Technology Awards for Insurance. Judges from Post Magazine, a UK-based insurance publication founded in 1840, plus many of Europe''s most recognized insurance anti-fraud professionals, selected iovation based on the posit ...


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