IDC Market Note: Sophos Plays a Quartet of Aces

Credit to Author: Sally Adam| Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 07:42:25 +0000

IDC’s point of view on recent expansions to Sophos’ security portfolio<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/PsONXKCr1wA” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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The State of Ransomware in Financial Services 2021

Credit to Author: Sally Adam| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:30:55 +0000

Ransomware is very much a reality for the finance industry, as revealed in Sophos’ State of Ransomware in Financial Services 2021 report. Based on an independent survey of 550 IT decision makers, it explores the extent and impact of ransomware attacks on mid-sized finance organization worldwide during 2020. Overall, 34% of the financial services organizations [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/rSnKuE6mFpI” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Fake pirated software sites serve up malware droppers as a service

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 12:30:43 +0000

Sites advertising “cracked” software packages lead into a network that serves up downloads full of malware instead.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/LIgSotQ9GNg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Delivering security innovation that puts Microsoft’s experience to work for you

Credit to Author: toddvanderark| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:00:20 +0000

Cybersecurity is the central challenge of our digital age. Without it, everything from our personal email accounts and privacy to the way we do business, and all types of critical infrastructure, are under threat. As attackers evolve, staying ahead of these threats is getting harder. Microsoft can help. We focus on three areas: running security operations that work for you, building enterprise-class technology, and driving partnerships for a heterogeneous world. We can tip the scales in favor of the good guys and make the world a safer place.

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Understanding the performance impact of Spectre and Meltdown mitigations on Windows Systems

Credit to Author: Jenny Erie| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:00:46 +0000

Last week the technology industry and many of our customers learned of new vulnerabilities in the hardware chips that power phones, PCs and servers. We (and others in the industry) had learned of this vulnerability under nondisclosure agreement several months ago and immediately began developing engineering mitigations and updating our cloud infrastructure. In this blog,

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How public-private partnerships can combat cyber adversaries

Credit to Author: Jenny Erie| Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:00:46 +0000

For several years now, policymakers and practitioners from governments, CERTs, and the security industry have been speaking about the importance of public-private partnerships as an essential part of combating cyber threats. It is impossible to attend a security conference without a keynote presenter talking about it. In fact, these conferences increasingly include sessions or entire

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