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Network Detection & Response: The Next Frontier in Fighting the Human Problem

Justin Jett, director of audit and compliance for Plixer, discusses the transformation of network-traffic analytics and what it means for cybersecurity now. Last year, Gartner published a market guide on network detection and response (NDR). Formerly known as network-traffic analytics, which I’ve spoken about in the past at length, NDR has . . . Read more

Attackers Blowing Up Discord, Slack with Malware  

One Discord network search turned up 20,000 virus results, researchers found.   Workflow and collaboration tools like Slack and Discord have been infiltrated by threat actors, who are abusing their legitimate functions to evade security and deliver info-stealers, remote-access trojans (RATs) and other malware. The pandemic-induced shift to remote work . . . Read more

SAP Bugs Under Active Cyberattack, Causing Widespread Compromise

Cyberattackers are actively exploiting known security vulnerabilities in widely deployed, mission-critical SAP applications, allowing for full takeover and the ability to infest an organization further. Active cyberattacks on known vulnerabilities in SAP systems could lead to full control of unsecured SAP applications, researchers are warning. Adversaries are carrying out a . . . Read more