TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of June 19, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:44:46 +0000

Yesterday I celebrated my 29th birthday (again) and it was great to celebrate with friends, family, and coworkers. They say age is just a number, and I truly believe that. Unfortunately, we live in a world where laws require us to count numbers so that it can be determined if we can vote, drink, rent…

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The Inside Scoop on the World’s Leading Bug Bounty Program

Credit to Author: Dustin Childs (Zero Day Initiative Communications)| Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:00:22 +0000

Within the security researcher community, the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) program is a well-known entity, representing the world’s largest vendor agnostic bug bounty program. Customers of the TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) and Threat Protection Systems (TPS) know the ZDI as the group that buys 0-days so they have protections before the affected vendor releases…

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Bringing Data Center Security to Cloud Speed

Credit to Author: Justin Foster| Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:00:21 +0000

Last week, while visiting the product management team for Deep Security, I asked about their latest release. They surprised me by saying the big news is that there IS a release. Confused, I asked them to elaborate… You see, when you develop software, you’re faced with many choices, one of which is deciding whether to…

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Tradition and Technology: Trend Micro Takes to the Water for Dragon Boat Challenge

Credit to Author: Eva Chen| Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:00:46 +0000

At Trend Micro, we’re used to fighting it out against a constant barrage of cyber threats facing our customers. But we don’t just want to be number one in cybersecurity: We’re also highly competitive elsewhere. As a company proud of our East Asian links we’re keen Dragon Boat racers, and guess what? Dragon Boat season…

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Ransomware & Advanced Attacks: Servers are Different

Credit to Author: Steve Neville| Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:55:19 +0000

Ransomware and other advanced attacks are the scourge of the modern IT security team. If allowed to gain access to your IT environment, these attacks could shut down the organization, denying access to mission critical applications & data for potentially days, or even indefinitely. The result? The disruption of service delivery, lost productivity and a hefty…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of June 12, 2017

Credit to Author: Cara West-Wainwright| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:00:40 +0000

“What can you sit on, sleep on, and brush your teeth with?” This was the question posed to Steve Martin’s character C.D. Bales in the 1987 movie Roxanne. In a modern take of Edmond Rostand’s 1897 verse play Cyrano de Bergerac, the movie centers around C.D.’s attempt to win the love of a woman while…

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FIRST and Beyond – a History of Elevating Research through Partnerships

Credit to Author: Martin Roesler (Director, Threat Research)| Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:30:53 +0000

At the FIRST conference in San Juan, Trend Micro’s Forward-looking Threat Research team will be presenting four sessions on a wide range of topics. These sessions will demonstrate a sliver of the research going on at Trend Micro, and some of the partnerships that elevate the research to benefit the global business community. For the…

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Can YOU spot the fake?

Credit to Author: Ed Cabrera (Chief Cybersecurity Officer)| Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:00:32 +0000

As we predicted in 2016, cyberpropaganda is a major growth area for cybercriminals. Per that prediction, “The rise in the Internet penetration has opened the opportunity for invested parties to use the Internet as a free-for-all tool to influence public opinion to go one way or another.” Today, we know this through Wikileaks and self-proclaimed…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of June 5, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:00:05 +0000

This week marked the first time an airline misplaced my bags for a significant period of time. Inclement weather forced me to not only change my flight, but also change airlines. Unfortunately, my luggage didn’t get the memo. I dealt with two airlines to find my bags, and I eventually received my bags over 60…

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