This Week in Technology

This Week in Technology

By Eric Corcoran
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On November 05, 2021

Monday 11/1

Black Friday and the Proliferation of Fake Ecommerce Sites (Fortinet)

In the lead-up to this event, FortiGuard Labs has observed more and more scams involving counterfeit websites that appear to be legitimate ecommerce sites. We say “appear to be” because to the untrained eye these sites may look safe, but if you aren’t paying attention they can steal your payment (and possibly payment information) via a purchase you thought was legitimate.

Proofpoint Wins 2021 CISO Choice Awards for Premier Security Company, Email Security, and Cloud Security Solutions

Proofpoint has been selected as the winner in the Premier Security Company, Email Security, and Cloud Security Solutions categories for the 2021 CISO Choice Awards, making this the second straight year Proofpoint was recognized as the Premier Security Company.

Tuesday 11/2

What’s new with Citrix Workspace – October 2021

Citrix experts want to ensure that you are ready for anything. That is why we focus on three main pillars within Citrix Workspace: empowering secure and distributed work; boosting worker productivity; and accelerating IT modernization.

CrowdStrike To Buy Data Protection Startup SecureCircle

The joint offering will provide customers with flexible, user-based data access management and policy enforcement, ensuring clients can detect and respond to threats whether they manifest at the device, identity or data layer.

Wednesday 11/3

Redefining Cybersecurity at the Distributed Cloud Edge with AI and Real-time Telemetry (F5)

Unlike the previous security threats faced by enterprise customers, these new categories of attacks are highly organized and financially motivated. Attackers use specific tactics or intent to target specific assets.

Unmask Insider Threats and Errors and Regain Security Control with CyberArk Identity Secure Web Sessions (CyberArk)

Investigating user activity takes a trifecta of time, resources and tools — things security and compliance teams don’t always have.

Thursday 11/4

Automate Your Data Storage to Boost Efficiency (Pure Storage)

Data is critical today because it’s at the heart of every business. IT teams work constantly to keep their organization’s data storage environment running, available, and secure. Managing that environment involves many repetitive tasks that take up a lot of the IT team’s time.

Check Point CloudGuard is a launch partner of Azure Gateway Load Balancer

Cloud security is not a trivial exercise. This is why Check Point recommends designing security into your clouds before deploying cloud resources, instead of retrofitting security after your cloud is already deployed.

Friday 11/5

Arctic Wolf Survey Unveils Where Firms Now Stand on Cyber Insurance

Companies of all sizes and industries need cybersecurity insurance to manage the wide range of costs such as ransomware payments, funds lost to fraud, legal liability, regulatory fines, and business income that come with a data breach.

Magecart Credit Card Skimmer Avoids VMs to Fly Under the Radar

A new Magecart threat actor is stealing people’s payment card info from their browsers using a digital skimmer that uses a unique form of evasion to bypass virtual machines (VM) so it targets only actual victims and not security researchers.