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CrowdStrike Outage Disrupts Microsoft Systems Worldwide

A major disruption to Windows PCs in the U.S., U.K., Australia, South Africa and other countries was caused by an error in a CrowdStrike update, the cloud security company announced on Friday. Emergency services, airports and law enforcement reported downtime, which is ongoing. “This is not a security incident or . . . Read more

CrowdStrike vs Sophos (2024): Which Solution Is Better for Your Business?

As leaders within the endpoint detection and response industry, CrowdStrike and Sophos provide high-quality EDR for organizations of all sizes. Choosing between the two EDR tools can be difficult due to their similar features and reputations within the industry. SEE: 10 Myths about Cybersecurity You Shouldn’t Believe (TechRepublic Premium) CrowdStrike . . . Read more

VMware Carbon Black vs CrowdStrike Falcon (2024): Which Tool Is Best For Your Business?

As organizations grow, they’ll need to acquireendpoint detection and response tools to monitor activity and secure endpoint devices. VMware’s Carbon Black EDR and CrowdStrike’s Falcon products are two top EDR solutions with features that can help to improve an organization’s security posture. SEE: Microsoft Defender vs Carbon Black: EDR Software . . . Read more

Mandiant Report: Snowflake Users Targeted for Data Theft and Extortion

A new report from Mandiant, part of Google Cloud, reveals that a financially motivated threat actor named UNC5537 collected and exfiltrated data from about 165 organizations’ Snowflake customer instances. Snowflake is a cloud data platform used for storing and analyzing large volumes of data. The threat actor managed to get . . . Read more

Crowdstrike vs Trellix (2024): What Are The Main Differences?

Security threats are a major concern for businesses, as they can have a number of undesirable consequences, including customer data breaches or loss of sensitive data. To protect against these threats, many businesses are turning to endpoint detection and response, or EDR, software. SEE: 10 Myths about Cybersecurity You Shouldn’t . . . Read more

CrowdStrike 2024 Global Threat Report: 6 Key Takeaways

Highlights from CrowdStrike’s 2024 report: Identity-based and social engineering attacks still take center stage. Cloud-environment intrusions have increased by 75% from 2022 to 2023. Third-party relationships exploitation makes it easier for attackers to hit hundreds of targets. CrowdStrike added 34 new threat actors in 2023. Attackers are compromising networks at . . . Read more

CrowdStrike Fal.Con 2023: CrowdStrike Brings AI and Cloud Application Security to Falcon

At CrowdStrike Fal.Con 2023, CrowdStrike announced a new Falcon Raptor release with generative-AI capabilities and the acquisition of Bionic. Image: Sundry Photography/Adobe Stock At CrowdStrike’s annual Fal.Con show in Las Vegas this week, the company announced a series of enhancements to its Falcon security platform, including a new Raptor release . . . Read more

10 best antivirus software for businesses in 2023

It’s nearly impossible to have a business in the modern age without having some sort of digital presence. What follows naturally from such a presence are countless cybersecurity risks, which in turn necessitate software to protect your systems. The importance of having quality antivirus software to protect your business from . . . Read more

Pioneer Kitten APT Sells Corporate Network Access

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