MSSP’s – Are you sure your current Email protection technology is sufficient to protect your customer’s e mail box?
So, let’s talk about it. What is involved in great Email protection, and what does an MSSP need in order to provide improved Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR) protection to their customers? Files that enter the internal sensitive network, via any medium, especially Emails with attachments, can be infected with a wide range of threats.…Read More
Series: Password Protected Files Filtering; Threats, Gaps, Challenges
Popular password protected files can be as simple as Microsoft Office files (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), PDF, or Archive files (.zip, .7zip, .rar). The risks are clear, in these popular files security threats can be significant. We are talking about Macro in Microsoft Office files, Script in PDF files, executable files in Archive files. The…Read More
Dear CISO: One way to make attachments as fast and as safe as E-mail…
Regarding your response written on the Symantec website https://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/sanitizing-email-attachements-what-i-would-have?list_context_id=1611&list_context_type=sc_forum regarding your plea of what you would like to have when sanitizing E-mail attachments. It’s true everybody needs E-mails. And let’s be really frank, everybody needs those E-mails to have clean attachments. You cannot separate between the E-mails and their attachments. Standard formats even word, excel,…Read More
Lessons Learned From The Global Cyber-Attack
Carnage over the weekend, with a massive global cyber-attack, that according to the European Union’s law enforcement agency Europol is affecting 200,000 computers worldwide, disrupting industries across the globe in 12 countries. Victims include, FedEx, Renault, Nissan, Germany-s Autobahn and Spain’s Telefonica Telecommunications. In the UK, the National Health System had to turn away people…Read More
Response to Cyber Attack on Government and Public Institutions April 2017
On April 26, 2017, the Israeli National Cyber Authority (NCA) published it had thwarted a massive cyber-attack on Israeli businesses and infrastructure in recent days in an effort to hurt the Israeli economy. The NCA explained that the cyber-attack was based on sending posing emails in the name of the victim organization, and was targeted against 210…Read More
Why is Anti-Virus a good start, but not enough?
Anti-Virus, the traditional response, is a classic solution against already known threats, in many of those cases based on signature detection. But Anti-Virus is getting worse at detecting both known and new threats, as discussed here http://www.csoonline.com/article/3159073/computers/is-antivirus-getting-worse.html Symantec, the giant Anti-Virus manufacturer has declared: “AV software, which is used to prevent, detect and remove or…Read More