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By Michael PernaNovember 07, 2014

Industry Trends

What is the Cyber Threat Alliance?

Emerging threats have created some strange bedfellows in the Cyber Threat Alliance but the group’s work is critical to advancing security in an increasingly connected world. The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) has brought together some of the top names (and fiercest competitors) in enterprise security to address emerging challenges and the most serious, complex threats to organizations that the Internet has ever seen. The founding members, Fortinet, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec, have all committed to sharing threat information to better...

By Chris DawsonNovember 01, 2014

Industry Trends

A Few Words About Evasion Techniques

Hackers have been using evasion techniques for years to get malicious payloads past firewalls. Make sure your firewall is set up out of the box to detect these attacks. So-called evasion techniques have been part of the hacker’s toolkit for years. Evasion techniques attempt to confuse, overwhelm, or blind firewalls with unexpected data, letting the bad guys (or bots) circumvent intrusion detection algorithms and launch attacks or sneak malicious payloads past the firewall. Next gen firewalls (NGFWs) are generally designed to, among other things,...

By Chris DawsonOctober 09, 2014

By Michael PernaSeptember 12, 2014

Industry Trends

Burgers to Botnets: Why Sharing Threat Intelligence Benefits Everyone

"None of us is as good as all of us." This quote, attributed to Ray Kroc, co-founder of McDonald's, is echoed in many management and leadership success stories. It was the foundation to his business philosophy that not only transformed the fast food industry, but redefined enterprise teamwork and collaboration. And today, it embodies our efforts to stop cybercrime. In the news today, Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks announced the development of a jointly founded, cyber defense consortium (www.cyberconsortium.org), whose mission is to drive a coordinated...

By UnAttributedMay 30, 2014