This Week in Security News: Trend Micro Unveils New Cloud Security Platform and Thousands of Disney+ Accounts are Compromised

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 14:05:44 +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, learn about Trend’s new Cloud One platform that provides workload, container, file object storage, serverless and application, and network security. Also, read about the recent Disney+ account…

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Warning! Windows 10 Fake Update is Actually Ransomware

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:27:31 +0000

Mobile devices could be the biggest ransomware threat.

Microsoft never sends updates via email. Many folks don’t know that, which is why a new ransomware campaign masquerading as a Windows 10 update is so pernicious. You may have already gotten a fake notice saying “Install Latest Microsoft Update Now!” Or “Critical Microsoft Windows Update!”, with the body of the message asking you to…

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Online Phishing: How to Stay Out of the Hackers’ Nets

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:05:56 +0000

Phishing scams and social engineering continue to cause problems for social media users.

Despite the growing popularity of social media and messaging apps, email remains the preferred way to communicate online for millions of Americans. And the bad guys know it. Of the 28.6 billion cyber-threats Trend Micro blocked globally in the first half of 2019, over 24.3 billion were carried by email. That’s 91%. Many of these…

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How To Be An Informed Skeptic About Security Predictions

Credit to Author: Greg Young (Vice President for Cybersecurity)| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:12:03 +0000

2020 Predictions

It doesn’t take a wily prediction to see that the cycles of tech procurement and planning are increasingly compressed. In enterprise IT, the two largest forces at play are business changes and technology changes. These two major forces are somewhat independent; a lot of tech change happened during the last economic downturn, and in fact…

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3 Reasons MSPs Must Evolve Beyond Endpoint Detection and Response

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 19:48:17 +0000

Endpoint protection is a critical component of a security strategy. But it’s not enough. Today’s threat landscape is so wide and varied, it requires round-the-clock monitoring, full visibility into IT environments and a multilayered approach to keep hackers at bay. For MSPs, this creates a sizable opportunity to protect clients with a comprehensive security strategy…

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Trend Micro launches Trend Micro Cloud One™, a leading security services platform for cloud builders

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:45:42 +0000

Everything you need for cloud security   Today, Trend Micro is excited to announce the launch of Trend Micro Cloud One™, our new security services platform for cloud builders. This powerful new platform will help our customers simplify their hybrid and multi-cloud security.   Cloud One gives you the total package for cloud security. Comprised…

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This Week in Security News: APT33 Botnets Used for Extreme Narrow Targeting and Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday Arrives with A Patch for An IE Zero-Day

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:05:44 +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, learn about the APT33 threat group that is using live C&C servers for extremely narrow targeting. Also, read about Trend Micro’s complete smart factory solutions and November…

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There is a Skills Shortage, But it isn’t Your Real Problem

Credit to Author: William “Bill” Malik (CISA VP Infrastructure Strategies)| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:43:50 +0000

During my undergraduate days, I recall hearing that the Bell System was slow to deploy automated dialing. While smaller local phone companies allowed callers to dial a number directly from their phone, the Bell system continues to rely on switchboard operators into the 1930s. In fact, early phones did not have numbers to dial at…

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