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  • Le point sur la nouvelle attaque de ransomware

    ITR News, 28 June 2017

    La surface d'attaque des réseaux d'entreprises est si large qu'il est impossible de sécuriser 100% le périmètre, explique Christophe Jolly, directeur chez Vectra. En ajoutant une extension PetWrap à l'attaque, la cybercriminalité a créé un schéma pyramidal qui crypte l'ordinateur dès qu'une session utilisateur commence.

  • Cyberkriminelle lernen voneinander: Unternehmen noch nicht!

    IT Daily, 28 June 2017

    Der gegenwärtige Angriff scheint eine Variante von Petya zu sein - auch bekannt als Goldeneye - kombiniert die Eigenschaften von Petya und WannaCry: Missbrauch einer Windows-Anfälligkeit im Zusammenhang mit einer wurmähnlichen Ausbreitung, sagt Gerard Bauer, VP von EMEA bei Vectra.

  • Ransomware-Attacke „Petya“ alarmiert Unternehmen

    IT Daily, 28 June 2017

    Ähnliche Malware - wie WannaCry und Conficker -, die in früheren Angriffen verwendet wurden, hat sich wie ein Wurm verbreitet und wurde in den ersten Stadien der Angriffe von künstlichen Intelligenzsystemen erkannt und gestoppt, sagt Gerard Bauer, VP von EMEA bei Vectra.

  • Silicon Valley companies assess ongoing cyber threats

    ABC News, 27 June 2017

    AI company Vectra has seen more demand for its software in recent years. "Have a strategy to stop as much as you can, but you better complement that strategy very, very thoroughly, with technologies that are going to help you and address the breach when they inevitably occur," explained Vectra CEO Hitesh Sheth.

  • Chernobyl nuclear power plant hit by 'Petya' ransomware attack causing havoc across the globe

    Mirror, 27 June 2017

    U.S. pharmaceutical company Merck, law firm DLA Piper, Netherlands-based shipping company TNT and Spanish food giant Mondelez - whose brands include Oreo and Toblerone - have also been compromised as part of the global hack.

  • Major new cyberattack unfolding in Europe

    San Diego Union Tribune, 27 June 2017

    “By the time you find one infected machine, you can assume dozens more have been infected, turning this into a light-speed game of whack-a-mole from a security perspective,” said Chris Morales, head of cybersecurity at Vectra. “The NSA designed these tools to specifically bypass existing security solutions.”

  • Tools that increase IT efficiency pave the way for digital transformation

    Network World, 27 June 2017

    “Few tools let you distill cybersecurity event information to a level where a Tier-1 analyst can make a meaningful decision in five minutes,” says Daniel Basile, executive director of the security operations center at the Texas A&M University System. “With Vectra, we are able to obtain this.”

  • Government vs. tech: The question of encryption is a battle to infinity

    Teiss, 27 June 2017

    "There is device encryption and app encryption," Vectra CTO Oliver Tavakoli points out. "There are privacy issues with backdoors. The fact is that can you cannot keep control of it so only governments can have access to it. And there is also the question of which governments?"

  • Vectra identifies healthcare as the industry most highly targeted by cyber attacks

    Care and Nursing Magazine, 26 June 2017

    Healthcare is the most frequently targeted industry, with 164 threats detected per 1,000 host devices, followed by education and media, which had 145 and 123 detections per 1,000 host devices, respectively. The food and beverage industry was the least targeted industry with 17 detections per 1,000 hosts.

  • Will AI solve our cybersecurity crisis?

    HPE, 23 June 2017

    “AI does provide some opportunities for defenders to get out ahead of attackers by being in customer environments before the attacker arrives and being able to observe the normal ebb and flow of everyday traffic,” says CTO Oliver Tavakoli from Vectra, a maker of AI-based threat detection and response systems.

  • AI and machine learning are the future of cybersecurity but don’t expect the Terminator yet

    Teiss, 23 June 2017

    But what of cyber security? Would it be possible to automate tasks and sweeps to machines? Teiss.co.uk spoke to Oliver Tavakoli, CTO of Vectra Networks to find out how they have been putting machine learning towards the task of gate-keeping. How and why did Vectra get into the machine learning and AI space?

  • EU-Parlamentarier fordern Ende-zu-Ende-Verschlüsselung aller Kommunikation

    IT-Daily, 21 June 2017

    "Wie Google und Mozilla bestätigen, sind heute mehr als 50 Prozent der Online-Kommunikation verschlüsselt", sagt Gérard Bauer, Vizepräsident von EMEA bei Vectra. "Diese Entwicklung wird sich noch weiter fortsetzen, zumal Anbieter von Video-Streaming zunehmend auf Verschlüsselung angewiesen sind."

  • Nordkorea ist wahrscheinlich hinter WannaCry Angriffe

    SecuPedia, 16 June 2017

    Eine Analyse von WannaCry durch die NSA zeigt nach Nordkorea. "Der Kampf gegen Angriffe wird ein Sisyphus-Werk bleiben, bis die Regierungsbehörden einen Weg finden, um AI zu nutzen, um Cybersecurity-Prozesse zu automatisieren", sagte Vectra-Präsident Hitesh Sheth.

  • La santé, en tête des industries les plus ciblées par les cyberattaques

    Global Security Mag, 14 June 2017

    Vectra présente les résultats de son rapport trimestriel d’analyses post-intrusion illustrant plusieurs tendances de cybersécurité observées au 1er trimestre 2017. Vectra a analysé les données de près de 200 de ses clients répartis dans 13 industries, pour identifier quels ont été les principaux comportements des cyberattaquants.

  • Passwort-Manager "OneLogin" gehackt

    ComputerPartner, 13 June 2017

    Für Vectra Networks ist die jüngste schwerwiegende Attacke von Cyberkriminellen ein erneuter Beleg dafür, dass viele Unternehmen die Sicherheit innerhalb ihrer Infrastruktur deutlich verbessern müssen.

  • Vectra identifies financial sector as on track to face cyber attacks

    Industry Today, 9 June 2017

    Finance and technology prove most resilient. These industries have below-average detection rates, with 37 and 38 detections per 1,000 hosts, respectively. This indicates the presence of stronger policies, mature response capabilities, and better control of the attack surface.

  • Healthcare industry suffers the most cyber attacks

    eSecurity Planet, 9 June 2017

    Healthcare is most frequently targeted by cyber attacks, with 164 threats detected per 1,000 host devices, according to a study by Vectra. Education came in second with 145 detections per 1,000 host devices. The data shows that both are consistently targeted and attackers can easily evade perimeter defenses.

  • Post-Intrusion Report: Gesundheitswesen ist bevorzugtes Ziel von Cyberattacken

    Manage IT, 9 June 2017

    Ein Anbieter für die automatiserte Erkennung laufender Cyberattacken, gibt die Ergebnisse seines jüngsten Post-Intrusion Reports bekannt und veröffentlicht die zentralen IT-Sicherheitstrends des ersten Quartals 2017. Die Studie basiert auf Daten von 200 exemplarisch ausgewählten Kunden von Vectra Networks.

  • Vectra identifies financial sector as on track to face cyber attacks

    Global Banking and Finance Review, 9 June 2017

    In the new Post-Intrusion Report from Vectra, finance and technology proved most resilient. These industries have below-average detection rates, with 37 and 38 detections per 1,000 hosts, respectively. This indicates the presence of stronger policies, mature response capabilities, and better control of the attack surface.

  • Vectra identifies technology sector as most resilient to cyber attacks

    Digitalisation World, 8 June 2017

    Healthcare was the most targeted industry, with 164 threats detected per 1,000 host devices, followed by education and media, which had 145 and 123 detections per 1,000 host devices, respectively. By comparison, the food and beverage industry was the least targeted with just 17 detections per 1,000 hosts.

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