Putting Cyber Security at Work to Work
Posted: Thursday, October 8, 2015 6:16 PM by Susan Helmick
Cyber Security is no longer just the domain or sole responsibility of an organization’s IT department. Even if they have both the latest technology and best IT professionals in the business to protect against cyber threats, a company is still vulnerable...   Read more >
Raytheon|Websense Attend the 2015 Europol - INTERPOL Cybercrime Conference in The Hague
Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 6:54 AM by ngriffin
Representing the Raytheon|Websense ® Security Labs ™ team , Andy Settle is attending the 2015 Europol - INTERPOL Cybercrime Conference here in The Hague. Day one has just kicked off with a roundup of the threat landscape for 2015 and some powerful...   Read more >
Virus Bulletin 2015 - Raytheon|Websense Security Labs Are Participating
Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 1:00 AM by Carl Leonard
The Security Labs™ team here at Raytheon|Websense® are in sunny Prague as we look forward to 3 days of conference presentations at the 25th Virus Bulletin conference, VB2015. The conference provides many networking opportunities with peers during...   Read more >
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Healthcare Industry Sees 340% More Security Incidents Than Other Industries
Posted: Friday, September 25, 2015 6:00 AM by Carl Leonard
The Security Labs™ team here at Raytheon|Websense® has just released our analysis on the threat landscape specific to the Healthcare industry. The report takes into account real-world telemetry observed within our ThreatSeeker® Intelligence...   Read more >
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Raytheon|Websense® Diagnoses State of Healthcare IT Security
Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 1:23 PM by Susan Helmick
Whether reducing legal exposure or improving patient outcomes, there is a growing awareness in the healthcare industry for data systems to ensure privacy and security while providing reliability and functionality. The rapid digitization of the healthcare...   Read more >
Raytheon|Websense® Labs Diagnoses State of Healthcare IT Security
Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 8:00 AM by Susan Helmick
Healthcare industry sees 340 percent more security incidents and attacks than the average industry Medical data 10X more valuable; 200 percent more likely to encounter data theft Connected medical devices increase attack surfaces AUSTIN, Texas –...   Read more >
Typo-squatting: Fast Turnaround for Fast Money
Posted: Friday, September 11, 2015 2:00 PM by Jose Barajas
In the spring, Websense® Security Labs identified a rising trend in bold, well-researched, targeted fraud attacks using typosquatting and false headers as their primary gambit. Since then, these fraudulent attacks have continued, logging immense gains...   Read more >
Raytheon|Websense Survey Reveals Executives Lack Confidence in Security Posture
Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 6:00 AM by Susan Helmick
Nearly nine in 10 organizations have had at least one breach that resulted in a loss or compromise of data in the past year AUSTIN, Texas, August 19, 2015, – A new survey of security executives at large companies in the U.S., commissioned by Raytheon...   Read more >
Reducing the Risk of Un-managed Email Accounts
Posted: Thursday, August 6, 2015 6:06 PM by Charisse Castagnoli
Recent events have exposed a risk that many organizations are not well versed in: the use of personal web or mobile email accounts on the corporate network. These email accounts are often used in the ordinary course of the day without proper attention...   Read more >
Accounts Payable in the Czech Republic Targeted by Dridex
Posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 6:00 PM by Jose Barajas
Websense® Security Labs™ has observed an increase in Dridex being used to target individuals in the Czech Republic. Using malicious email lure themes related to invoicing, the campaign follows a typical pattern of targeting recipients using...   Read more >
Raytheon|Websense Security Labs Will Be At Black Hat USA 2015 and Def Con 23
Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015 6:00 AM by Carl Leonard
Black Hat USA 2015 starts in the next few days and our security researchers will be in attendance and participating. We are also attending Def Con 23 on 6-9 August 2015. Black Hat and Def Con are seen as the pinnacle of security conferences as security...   Read more >
Survey Finds Employee Negligence is Leading Cause of Insider Threats in the U.S. and Germany
Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015 6:00 AM by Susan Helmick
Raytheon|Websense survey: Companies still uncertain how to mediate unintentional insider threats beyond training and awareness programs AUSTIN, TX, July 30, 2015 – Employee negligence, which may be caused by multitasking and working long hours,...   Read more >
Network Safety has More in Common With Ships Than you may Think
Posted: Friday, July 17, 2015 3:49 PM by Websense Technical Marketing
On Wednesday, the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing to review investigative reports resulting from penetration tests performed on select Department of the Interior (DOI) bureaus (and where the recently breached U.S. Office of...   Read more >
RC4 NOMORE - Decrypting Cookies In Just 52 Hours
Posted: Thursday, July 16, 2015 11:30 AM by Carl Leonard
Researchers Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens, from the University of Leuven, have shown that they can exploit weaknesses in the RC4 algorithm in order to decrypt web cookies used to store end-user content when communicating with HTTPS-enabled websites...   Read more >
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Four Adobe Flash 0-days In Three Weeks - Patches Now Available
Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 7:45 AM by Carl Leonard
Following on from the revelation of a 0-day in Adobe Flash in June 2015 ( CVE-2015-3113 , since patched) 3 further 0-days have been discovered in the last 3 weeks. The 3 have references CVE-2015-5119, CVE-2015-5122, and CVE-2015-5123. The knowledge of...   Read more >
Independent Research Firm Cites Websense® as a Leader in SaaS Web Content Security
Posted: Monday, July 13, 2015 8:05 AM by Susan Helmick
Websense among most significant providers in the category AUSTIN, Texas, July 13, 2015 –Raytheon|Websense (formerly Websense), a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft, today announced its citation...   Read more >
OpenSSL Update Released for "Alternative chains certificate forgery" Vulnerability
Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2015 7:00 AM by Carl Leonard
Websense® Security Labs™ have, since Monday 6 July, been looking out for details of an anticipated release to the OpenSSL open source toolkit for SSL/TLS. Today (9 July 2015) the OpenSSL Project released an update to the popular toolkit detailed...   Read more >
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Today’s Lesson: End Users in the Education Sector Are Twice as Likely to Visit Malicious Sites
Posted: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:45 AM by Sindyan Bakkal
The threat landscape today is both dynamic and diverse. On one end of the spectrum are mass infections and threats that, while not very sophisticated, cast a wide net. On the other hand, we have very advanced targeted threats that are crafted painstakingly...   Read more >
Announcing the Websense Security Labs 2015 Industry Drill-Down Report - Financial Services
Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 8:00 AM by Carl Leonard
The Security Labs™ team here at Raytheon|Websense® has just released our analysis on the threat landscape specific to the Financial Services industry. By bringing in data from our Websense ThreatSeeker® Intelligence Cloud supplemented with...   Read more >
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Adobe Flash Player 0-day Abused In The Wild (CVE-2015-3113), Our Customers Protected
Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 8:20 AM by Carl Leonard
Websense® Security Labs™ researchers are aware of a vulnerability within Adobe Flash Player, CVE-2015-3113. Exploitation of the vulnerability leads to a buffer overflow which can be abused by a malware author to execute arbitrary code on the...   Read more >
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