Shweta Sharma

Senior Writer

Shweta Sharma is a senior journalist covering enterprise information security and digital ledger technologies for IDG’s CSO Online, Computerworld, and other enterprise sites.

 McAfee, FireEye merger yields Trellix, a unified XDR security company

MITRE: To test and gain confidence in MSSPs, use ATT&CK framework

MITRE: To test and gain confidence in MSSPs, use ATT&CK framework

Companies have greater confidence in their own security teams than in MSSPs, according to a new survey. To better evaluate service provider capabilities, companies can apply techniques used by the ATT&CK (adversarial tactics,...

Top 8 cybersecurity predictions for 2022

Top 8 cybersecurity predictions for 2022

Seeing opportunities in the mass move to remote work, cyberattackers are updating their tactics, compelling security leaders to respond. Experts make their predictions about threat reduction, compliance, supply chain management,...

Survey: Hackers approach staff to assist in ransomware attacks

Survey: Hackers approach staff to assist in ransomware attacks

Cyberattackers have approached employees in 48% of organizations in North America to assist in ransomware attacks, according to a report by Pulse and Hitachi ID.

VMware launches Carbon Black Cloud MDR to bolster SOC efficiency

VMware launches Carbon Black Cloud MDR to bolster SOC efficiency

VMware's Carbon Black Cloud Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is designed to help company security operations centers (SOCs) gain efficiency with improved threat advisory and containment.

McAfee, FireEye offer integration with AWS for cloud workload security

McAfee, FireEye offer integration with AWS for cloud workload security

McAfee is integrating FireEye Helix with AWS' Inspector cloud security tool, to allow companies to more easily apply behavior analysis and machine learning techniques to risk detection for cloud workload data.

Study: Storage systems are weakest link in IT infrastructure security

Study: Storage systems are weakest link in IT infrastructure security

Continuity Software analyzed systems from businesses in multiple industry sectors in the US, Europe, and Middle East, finding that storage system security lags behind compute and network security.

Which countries are most (and least) at risk for cybercrime?

Which countries are most (and least) at risk for cybercrime?

Cybersecurity firm SEON has come up with a snapshot of how the threat of cybercrime differs around the world, ranking countries that are most and least vulnerable.

Graylog unites SIEM, AI-based anomaly detection in new security suite

Graylog unites SIEM, AI-based anomaly detection in new security suite

Graylog is consolidating SIEM and UEBA (anomaly detection and user entity behavior analytics) in its new security package for streamlined detection and elimination of enterprise security threats .

Enterprises with subsidiaries more prone to cyberattacks, study says

Enterprises with subsidiaries more prone to cyberattacks, study says

Global enterprises with numerous subsidiaries are more exposed to cybersecurity threats and have more difficulty managing risk than companies with no or fewer subsidiaries, according to an Osterman Research report.

AT&T launches managed XDR suite to provide endpoint-to-cloud security

AT&T launches managed XDR suite to provide endpoint-to-cloud security

AT&T is combining security tools including its threat intelligence and detection platform USM Anywhere with endpoint and network security services from partners to roll out a cloud-based, managed XDR platform for end-to-end detection...

October is high season for cyberattacks, Infosec Institute study shows

October is high season for cyberattacks, Infosec Institute study shows

A study by Infosec Institute indicates that there has been an exponential increase in cyberattacks globally in the last five years, and a major part of it happened in the month of October each year as attackers apparently exploit...

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