New infosec products of the week: September 24, 2021

Here’s a look at the most interesting product releases from the past week, featuring releases from CoSoSys, Druva, McAfee, Nutanix and Stairwell. CoSoSys Endpoint Protector 5.4.0.0 enables users to override a DLP policy Endpoint Protector 5.4.0.0 brings a host of new features to customers, including support for user remediation, and the ability to use the […]

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Implementing risk quantification into an existing GRC program

With a myriad of risks and limited security budgets, how do organizations decide which projects to prioritize? Many governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) professionals believe risk quantification is the answer. Because risk-free operations don’t exist, risk quantification isn’t merely desirable — it’s necessary. And it plays an essential role in every business decision and […]

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The evolution of DRaaS

The shift of daily production workloads from on-premises to cloud has also impacted approaches to protection of business assets and operations. When it comes to protecting critical information and achieving the ability to recover following a disruptive event such as a natural disaster, power outage, technical failure, or cyber incident, the methods and innovations of […]

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Nagios XI vulnerabilities open enterprise IT infrastructure to attack

Researchers have unearthed 11 vulnerabilities affecting Nagios XI, a widely used enterprise IT infrastructure/network monitoring solution, some of which can be chained to allow remote code execution with root privileges on the underlying system. Attackers are likely to try to exploit vulnerabilities in network management systems like Nagios because their oversee critical network components and […]

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DDoS attacks increased 11% in 1H 2021, fueling a global security crisis

NETSCOUT announced findings from its report that underscore the dramatic impact cyberattacks continue to have on private and public organizations and governments worldwide. In the first half of 2021, cybercriminals launched approximately 5.4 million Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) attacks, increasing 11% over 1H 2020 figures. Additionally, data projections point to 2021 as another record-setting […]

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