ESI ThoughtLab has partnered with the Wall Street Journal, the Security Industry Association and other industry coalition members to release cybersecurity analysis and benchmarks covering 1,300 companies. A comprehensive study about cybersecurity from leading research firm ESI ThoughtLab, together with research partner the Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Pro Cybersecurity and a cross-industry coalition shows that digital transformation is exposing companies to higher and more costly cyber risks.
IIS, Drupal, and Oracle WebLogic web technologies experienced increased attacks in Q2 2018. According to a new threat report from eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider, IIS attacks showed a 782x increase, from 2,000 to 1.7 million, since last quarter. Analysis of the attacks by eSentire Threat Intelligence revealed that both IIS and WebLogic exploits maintained a consistent number of attacks (about 200) per IP across organizations, with those attacks originating from servers hosting Apache, RDP, SQL, IIS, and HTTP API services.
Cymulate’s BAS platform enables organizations to launch simulations of multi-vector cyberattacks against their networks, immediately exposing vulnerabilities and providing remediation steps. This integration enables security teams to seamlessly view Tenable.io data from within Cymulate’s platform. This allows for improved insight into current exposures and risks, vulnerabilities and infiltration patterns within the corporate network to provide a more comprehensive view of the organization’s cybersecurity posture.
3xLOGIC announced immediate availability for the company’s new VIGIL Client Lite software for Mac users. 3xLOGIC’s newest software offering fulfills customer requests to produce a lite version of VIGIL Client for Mac users that provides the basic functionality of the PC version of VIGIL Client. Running VIGIL Client Lite natively on the Mac OS should be a significant performance boost.
Viakoo demonstrates solutions to assist in proving and maintaining regulatory or organizational compliance at GSX 2018. The dynamic capabilities of this system help customers ensure—and prove—consistent compliance with physical security regulations across a wide range of applicable industries including: transportation, payment card processing (PCI), electrical distribution and many more. This solves a persistent challenge in these industries to help avoid the risk of fines or service interruptions.
Viakoo demonstrated innovative new offerings for physical security service assurance and sustainable cyber hygiene at GSX 2018. Viakoo is showcased two of their newest software solutions for the intersection of physical and cyber security: the new Camera Firmware Update Manager (CFUM), and the new IoT Tracker. Viakoo helps to automate the process of assuring that video surveillance is working as it should, providing an auditable record.
Axis Communications was honored with an Innovative Product Award for its AXIS Device Manager at the 2018 GSX. The on-premise tool delivers an easy, cost-effective and secure way for security system installers and administrators to manage a couple thousand Axis network cameras, access control and audio devices on one site – or several thousand devices across multiple sites. A staple of cybersecurity management, AXIS Device Manager can manage cybersecurity controls on Axis devices by managing HTTPS and upload IEEE 802.1x certificates, accounts and passwords.
IIoT infrastructure has encountered increasing cyber security threats due to the vulnerability by the use of public networks for IT/OT convergence. This has exposed exploitable opportunities for hackers. To add confidence in industrial control system (ICS), Lanner presents LEC-6041, the next-generation industrial cyber security gateway. Lanner’s LEC-6041, being the successor of LEC-6021, is designed to protect the communication in both IT and OT domains. LEC-6041 Series is empowered by Intel Atom x7-E3950 or x5-E3930 for low power consumption and high processing performance.
OnSSI is offering a free highly-informative guidebook entitled, “Hardening Guide for Networked Video Surveillance Systems“, to help enterprises protect their systems from potential cybersecurity threats. The free downloadable guide provides specific recommendations on hardening video surveillance systems by applying proven cybersecurity initiatives. The OnSSI Hardening Guide for Networked Video Surveillance Systems includes guidance on password strength, how to avoid poor password practices, collaboration with IT and HR departments and how to apply software and firmware security updates.
WatchGuard® Technologies launched its new Trusted Wireless Environment framework, a guiding resource businesses and solution providers can use to build Wi-Fi services that offer market-leading performance, scalable management and verified, comprehensive security capabilities. This new initiative seeks to upset the status quo in the wireless market, which has prioritized performance over security for far too long.