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Webcast: What to Look for in an Effective Cyber Detection & Response Solution

Despite our best efforts, cyber attacks are getting more aggressive and sophisticated. The threat of targeted attacks is real, and the cyber security landscape must change with the need for greater vigilance. Today leading analysts are encouraging organizations to deploy solutions that go beyond the traditional defenses of siloed products, such as firewalls and antivirus […]

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Detecting Command & Control Communications—Context Is Key

By now, the concept of the cyber attack chain—or kill chain—is widely accepted as a way to understand and deal with threats. The first thing that malware does once it’s established on the network is call home—reach out to a Command and Control (C&C) server. C&Cs are famous for controlling botnets, but they are essential […]

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Revealing the Long-Term Costs of Building an Advanced Cyber SOC

Aware of the dangers and probability of suffering a data breach, organizations are rethinking their security posture. They realize that the traditional prevention-based security model, based on signature-based perimeter tools, is no longer effective against advanced cyber threats. To avoid being the next victim of a high-profile data breach, organizations are seeking advanced and post-breach […]

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Verint Executives Nominated for Security Industry Leadership Award

We are pleased to announce that Kevin Wine, Vice President of Marketing for Verint Video and Situation Intelligence, and Matt Tengwall, Vice President and General Manager of Security and Cyber Solutions for Banking and Retail Markets for Verint, are nominees for the 2016 Physical Security Industry Influencers Award. Presented by Security.World, the award honors the […]

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Align the Attack/Defense Mismatch Part 2: Address the Shortage of Cyber Skills and Resources

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the cyber skills shortage. No question our industry must do more to provide education about cyber security and to encourage more students to launch down this path. But in the meantime, there is much that can be done to help improve efficiency and alleviate the shortage […]

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Video Analytics Comes of Age…

Imagining the future of technology is exciting. I remember watching “Oceans 13” and “CSI” years ago, and thinking that the age in which security technologies would reach this level of advancement was far beyond the industry’s reach. At that point, video analytics was in its infancy, going through a ‘beta’ stage, if I may call […]

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Align the Attack/Defense Mismatch Part 1: Make Security Teams More Productive

Despite the fact that companies invest $92 billion annually on cyber security, 80% of organizations are still breached. Just recently, highly publicized breaches at Acer, Cisco’s GotoMyPC, and Calgary University suggest that on the whole, our approach to cyber defense is fundamentally flawed. And the worst part is—today’s sophisticated attackers know exactly what these flaws […]

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How Vulnerable is Your Brand?

Terms such as ATM skimming, identity theft, data breaches, scams, kiting, and phishing are becoming all too prevalent in today’s society. In just the last five years we’ve seen large, well-known retail and financial services organizations attacked by hackers and other nefarious individuals looking to steal personal information, transactional data or even funds from those […]

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Bright Lights Big City: Security is All About the Big Picture

As the world of information grows, so does our need to make conscious, informed and smart decisions. These decisions directly impact safety, a critical component to the operation of any metropolis. Cities today face increased challenges when it comes to safety objectives and the protection of people, property and assets.  Therefore, it is more important […]

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