Infosec products of the month: November 2022

Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past month, featuring releases from: Abnormal Security, Acronis, Bearer, Bitdefender, Clumio, Cohesity, Flashpoint, Forescout, ForgeRock, ImmuniWeb, Keyo, Lacework, LOKKER, Mitek, NAVEX, OneSpan, Persona, Picus Security, Qualys, SecureAuth, Solvo, Sonrai Security, Spring Labs, Tanium, Tresorit, and Vanta. Qualys TotalCloud with FlexScan helps enterprises strengthen cloud-native security […]

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Bitdefender Chat Protection defends users from cybercriminal activities targeting mobile devices

Bitdefender unveiled a real-time chat protection capabilities for mobile-based instant messaging applications. Bitdefender Chat Protection immediately alerts users if malicious links are received or sent during live sessions over the world’s most popular chat applications including WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Telegram and Discord. A true industry innovation, the new capabilities help protect users from increased cybercriminal […]

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Bitdefender partners with Sharp to improve threat prevention in multifunction business printers

Bitdefender and Sharp Electronics announced a new partnership, enabling the integration of Bitdefender antimalware technology into Sharp’s new range of Future Workplace A3 multifunction printers (MFPs). The partnership strengthens cybersecurity threat prevention in Sharp’s new range of business MFPs available across Europe at a time when cybercriminals are increasingly targeting endpoint devices – including printers […]

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The importance of secure passwords can’t be emphasized enough

Cybercriminals typically rely on weak passwords to break into online accounts of unsuspecting victims, which often leads to severe consequences. But despite understanding the importance of strong passwords as a critical security best practice, for most users the ease of memorizing only a few passwords and reusing them everywhere outweighs the increased security risk. According […]

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Bitdefender MDR Foundations provides threat monitoring for organizations with limited resources

Bitdefender unveiled MDR Foundations, a new managed security service that provides continuous threat monitoring and response, intelligence-based threat hunting and elite security experts designed to provide MDR capabilities specifically tailored to managed service providers (MSPs) and customer organizations with limited resources. The service augments in-house security and IT teams ability to overcome the cybersecurity skills […]

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Summer holiday season fuels upswing of travel-themed spam

With Covid-19-related travel restrictions having been dropped by most countries, pleasure-seeking travelers are booking plane tickets, accomodations and tours with a vengeance. Phishers, scammers and malware peddlers are ready to take advantage of the summer holiday season: According to Bitdefender security analysts, the deluge of travel-themed spam has started in March and is expected to […]

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Bitdefender Identity Theft Protection helps prevent criminals from stealing or using personal information

Bitdefender unveiled Bitdefender Identity Theft Protection, a new U.S. consumer service delivering identity threat detection and alerts, 24/7 credit and financial account monitoring, and dedicated recovery services in the event of successful identity takeover. The service helps prevent criminals from stealing or using personal information to drain financial accounts, open new lines of credit, commit […]

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Should businesses be concerned about APT-style attacks?

As we enter 2022, organizations are re-evaluating their cybersecurity strategies to lower risks and best defend against potential threats. Through budget, risk tolerance, compliance and more, organizations have varying priorities for their security needs. Two things to consider in that planning – in addition to the ever-growing threats of ransomware, phishing, and zero-day vulnerabilities – […]

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