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Cloudflare Argo

Cloudflare Debuts Argo to Accelerate and Secure Internet Traffic

New service aims to go beyond a traditional Content Delivery Network, to reduce latency and improve security.

DDoS Attacks Are in Decline in Number and Size, Akamai Report Finds SLIDESHOW

According to Akamai's latest State of the Internet/Security Report, both the total number of DDoS attacks and the number of large DDoS attacks declined at the beginning of 2017.
WannaCry Ransomware

WannaCry Ransomware Worm Risk Continues As Exploit Lands in Metasploit

The global WannaCry ransomware outbreak remains a risk, though there is now a new ability for security researchers to test organizations against the exploit.

MarkLogic Adds Element-level Security to Its NoSQL Database

MarkLogic 9 is aimed at improving performance in three main focus areas: data integration from silos, data manageability and security. Sounds simple, but all of these things are hard to do well.
Daily Tech Briefing May 17

Microsoft Calls on Governments to Stop Stockpiling Software Flaws VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Microsoft's president decries the practice of weaponizing software flaws; TIBCO Software will acquire data science platform maker Statistica; Google finds implementing the EU's right to be forgotten mandate difficult; and there's more.
Crowdstrike Falcon

CrowdStrike Raises $100M to Advance Internet Security

CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz explains why incidents like WannaCry prove the need for advanced security technologies.
Daily Video 516

WannaCry Ransomware Kill Switch Thwarts Spread of Malware VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: WannaCry ransomware kill switch triggered as exploit risk remains; Technologists say Trump cyber-security executive order only a 'plan of a plan'; Sprint reportedly wants to restart merger talks with T-Mobile; and there's more.

Mocana Aims to Advance IoT Security with Increased Investment

Embedded security vendor Mocana raises a new $11 million round of funding to help directly integrate security into IoT devices.
Ransomware Poses Evolving Threat to Enterprises in 2017, Report Finds

WannaCry Is the Ransomware Attack We Should Have Been Ready For

NEWS ANALYSIS: The ransomware that’s sweeping the globe has been a while showing up, but we knew we would see it, and we knew what to do to prevent it, so how did so many get caught?

Companies That Patched Software Dodged WannaCry Ransomware

The ransomware program, which spreads like a worm, took advantage of legacy systems and poor patching—issues victimized companies should have been able to fix to thwart the attack.

Microsoft President Decries Practice of Weaponizing Software Flaws

Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and top lawyer, calls on governments to rethink the stockpiling of software vulnerabilities.
Andy Ellis, CSO Akamai Technologies

Akamai CSO Details Cyber-Security Challenges and Improvements VIDEO

VIDEO: Andy Ellis, chief security officer at Akamai Technologies, discusses the technology behind DDoS mitigation and why supporting IoT technology will become increasingly challenging.

WannaCry Ransomware Kill Switch Triggered as Exploit Risk Remains

A hidden mechanism within the WannaCry ransomware worm was discovered, enabling a kill switch that temporarily can halt infections, as payouts top $50,000.

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