Before the Backoff point-of-sale malware received deserved attention, the main player in the PoS malware field was BlackPOS (or Kaptoxa), the memory-scraping malware that was used in the Target breach.
At Black Hat USA 2014, ForeScout Technologies, provider of pervasive network security solutions for Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations, and ThreatStream, a cyber intelligence company that enables the disruption of cyberattacks in real time, announced a partnership and plans to enable the ThreatStream OPTIC platform to interoperate with ForeScout’s CounterACT platform.
Gemalto has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the share capital of SafeNet, a worldwide leader in data protection and software monetization, from Vector Capital for US$890 million in available cash and existing credit facilities.
Only 39% of companies have advanced endpoint security protections in place even though 74% consider endpoints to be “most vulnerable” to a cyber-attack, and 76% say the number of endpoints is rising.
In this interview, Roman Foeckl, CEO of CoSoSys, illustrates the most prominent endpoint security myths and explains why they persist.
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