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  1. Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles, interviews and videos: QNAP NAS devices hit by DeadBolt and ech0raix ransomware Taiwan-based QNAP Systems is warning consumers and organizations using their network-attached storage (NAS) appliances of a new DeadBolt ransomware campaign. Fake voicemail notifications are after Office365, Outlook credentials A phishing campaign using fake voicemail notifications has been and is still targeting various US-based organizations, in an attempt to grab employees’ Office365 … More

    The post Week in review: Log4Shell exploitation, DevSecOps myths, 56 vulnerabilities impacting OT devices appeared first on Help Net Security.

  2. If your organization is running VMware Horizon and Unified Access Gateway servers and you haven’t implemented the patches or workarounds to fix/mitigate the Log4Shell vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) in December 2021, you should threat all those systems as compromised, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has advised on Thursday. The agency accompanied the warning with detailed technical information and indicators of compromised related to two separate incident response engagements they and the United States Coast Guard … More

    The post Attackers still exploit Log4Shell on VMware Horizon servers, CISA warns appeared first on Help Net Security.

  3. Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past week, featuring releases from Arcserve, Cavelo, ComplyCube, CompoSecure, and Hillstone Networks. Arcserve N Series appliances allow organizations to protect their digital assets Arcserve N Series hyper-converged data protection appliances combine orchestrated recovery using Arcserve UDP, the flexible scale-out design of Nutanix, and ransomware protection of the backup system with Sophos Intercept X Advanced cybersecurity. ComplyCube’s face authentication combats fake signups and synthetic identities ComplyCube’s … More

    The post New infosec products of the week: June 24, 2022 appeared first on Help Net Security.

  4. New research conducted by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), examines the impact of the compliance budget on security strategy and priorities. It describes areas for which companies prioritize information security and compliance, which leaders control information security spending, how compliance has shifted the overall security strategy of the organization, and the solutions and tools on which organizations are focusing their technology spending. The findings cover three critical areas of an organization’s security and compliance posture: information … More

    The post How companies are prioritizing infosec and compliance appeared first on Help Net Security.

  5. Managing identities accessing enterprise resources has become significantly more complicated over the last several years. Between the increasing number of identities, the challenges posed by phishing attacks, and the continued growth of cloud adoption, enterprises are under tremendous pressure to ensure that remote workers, contractors, and employees are accessing network resources securely and successfully. As identity-related breaches continue to be a massive threat, the 2022 Trends in Securing Digital Identities report from the Identity Defined … More

    The post Risky behavior reduced when executives put focus on identity security appeared first on Help Net Security.

  6. VPN usage is still prevalent among 90% of security teams who have highlighted cost, time, and difficulty as reasons to not move forward with ZTNA adoption, according to a new survey conducted by Sapio Research. Furthermore, 97% say that adopting a zero trust model is a priority, with 93% of organizations having committed a budget to enhance their VPN or move toward ZTNA within the next year or two. The last two years have shifted … More

    The post Despite known security issues, VPN usage continues to thrive appeared first on Help Net Security.

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