TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of January 15, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:36:46 +0000

It’s been just over 14 years since I almost left this crazy world due to a bad car accident. I have a number of scars and daily pains that serve as reminders of that day. While some may think scars and pain are a burden and a nuisance, I think of them as reminders of…

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This Week in Security News: Hackers and Ransoms

Credit to Author: Jon Clay| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:00:24 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, we saw discussion on the ransomware attacks plaguing institutions in the New Year, and emerging malware targeting Meltdown/Spectre patches. Read on to learn more.     SAMSAM…

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We Did It Again! Trend Micro Named a Leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS)

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:16:11 +0000

Trend Micro has been named a Leader in the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) again. We have improved our position in both Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute from last year, and we believe that placement in the Leaders’ quadrant illustrates our commitment to meeting the growing security…

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Trend Micro Committed to Helping Those in Need – Most Recently in Vancouver

Credit to Author: Marcia Sequeira| Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:55:40 +0000

January often marks a fresh start for both organizations and individuals. For many, lots of time is put towards goal setting for the year and taking on new challenges. At Trend Micro, a goal of ours every year is to find new ways to give back to local communities so that we are not only…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of January 8, 2018

Credit to Author: Cara West-Wainwright| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:09:44 +0000

Last week, three interesting vulnerabilities popped up on the news and security feeds. Researchers disclosed CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715, collectively known as Spectre, and CVE-2017-5754, known as Meltdown. These vulnerabilities take advantage of “speculative execution” of instructions performed by many modern microprocessors and can potentially allow an unprivileged attacker to read privileged memory allocated to the…

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Securing the Three Families of IoT

Credit to Author: William “Bill” Malik (CISA VP Infrastructure Strategies)| Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:01:44 +0000

Securing the Internet of Things is difficult. One reason is the Internet of things consists of three different groups of technology. Each group has radically different architectural constraints. Securing each group requires a distinct approach. IoT 0.9  The primitive group contains all legacy Operational Technology (OT) and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) that use some form…

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Trend Micro Champions the AWS Marketplace Channel Opportunity Registration Program

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:17:44 +0000

Last year, Trend Micro launched our popular Deep Security as a Service offering on the AWS Marketplace, combining industry-leading threat protection for cloud workloads, effortless deployment, and the added bonus of a unified Amazon Web Services (AWS) bill. This has been a successful model for customers wanting to purchase workload protection directly, however the reality…

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Trend Micro Kicks Off 2018 In Vancouver Helping Those In Need

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 14:00:04 +0000

The holiday season is traditionally a time for friends and family, gift-giving and celebrations. But it’s also a time to remember those less fortunate than ourselves, and to do what we can to make their lives better. As a responsible corporate citizen, Trend Micro is always keen to find new ways to give back to…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of January 1, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 16:45:25 +0000

Happy New Year! It’s out with the old, in with the new, right? Except we all know that the old tends to stick around, especially when it comes to vulnerabilities and patching them. Trend Micro predicts that that 2018’s biggest attacks will originate from known vulnerabilities. And speaking of known vulnerabilities, the Zero Day Initiative…

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Fixing the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: William “Bill” Malik (CISA VP Infrastructure Strategies)| Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 13:22:58 +0000

Two days ago, Graz University of Technology published a paper https://spectreattack.com/ describing a pair of attacks on common microprocessors. The underlying vulnerability affects Intel, AMD, and ARM processors. All contemporary microprocessors pre-execute instructions. In other words, the vulnerability bypasses address space isolation. Address space isolation has been a foundation for processor integrity since the 1980s….

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