ITProPortal: MTI Forum 2014: Are you ready to stop threats across the kill chain?
Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014 5:28 PM by Patricia Hogan
"Seduced by talk of cyber threats and the tempting promise of dappled country sun, ITProPortal found itself drawn away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre this week to take part in the annual MTI Forum in Windsor. Playing host to a score...   Read more >
Websense Announces New Heartbleed Detection for ACE Insight
Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014 1:05 PM by News Release Archive
Websense Security Labs finds more than 800 of the top 50,000 Alexa websites vulnerable to Heartbleed SAN DIEGO , April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Websense, Inc. announced that its CSI: ACE Insight analysis tool has been enhanced with additional analytics...   Read more >
Crimeware based Targeted Attacks: Citadel case, Part I
Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:45 AM by Elad Sharf
Targeted attacks are one of the hottest topics in the cyber security community today. Often when the term 'targeted attack' is used, a politically-motivated attack springs to mind, or what we like to call Cyberwarfare - a low volume and state...   Read more >
Broken Hearted? A Practical Look at the Heartbleed Vulnerability
Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 3:15 PM by Jason Hill
Following on from our previous Heartbleed post , there have been countless reports on the far-reaching scale of this critical security flaw along with numerous discussions as to what 'exactly' an attacker can gain from exploiting the vulnerability...   Read more >
"Heartbleed" Vulnerability in OpenSSL (CVE-2014-0160) Could Lead To Data Theft
Posted: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 5:56 PM by Carl Leonard
Websense® Security Labs™ has been tracking news of a vulnerability in the implementation of OpenSSL which has far-reaching implications for it's users and those impacted by it's use. The vulnerability, CVE-2014-0160 , allows a remote...   Read more >
Windows XP Put to Rest; The Beginning of "Forever Days"?
Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 10:00 AM by Carl Leonard
Microsoft will no longer provide software updates and technical support for Windows XP as of April 8, 2014. The end of Windows XP support should not come as a surprise to most users. Microsoft has a long history of ending support for variations of its...   Read more >
Websense Security Labs 2014 Threat Report Uncovers Cyber-Attack Trends
Posted: Thursday, April 03, 2014 11:08 PM by Charles Renert
Our annual threat report is an opportunity for Websense Security Labs researchers to analyze the previous year-while providing security professionals with insight they can use to effectively adapt their future security strategies. Visit www.websense.com...   Read more >
Websense 2014 Threat Report Analyzes Emerging Trends in Cyber-Attack Methodology
Posted: Thursday, April 03, 2014 1:05 PM by News Release Archive
Key findings shed light on cybercriminal services, emerging threat ecosystem and key stages for attack interception SAN DIEGO , April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. , the global leader in protecting organizations from advanced cyber attacks and...   Read more >
Dark Reading: Cyber Criminals Operate On A Budget, Too
Posted: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 6:15 PM by Patricia Hogan
"Most cyber attacks today are waged by cost-conscious criminals who mostly repurpose malware and other techniques to get the most bang for their buck, a new study finds. Attackers don't need to write the next Stuxnet or other advanced piece of...   Read more >
itbusiness.ca: Block hackers by learning the 7-step ‘kill chain’ method
Posted: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 6:15 PM by Patricia Hogan
"Hackers and cybercriminals are becoming savvier, with the bulk of their attacks now aimed at specific targets, according to a new report from security solutions provider Websense Inc." Click here to read the entire article....   Read more >
Fiesta Exploits Kit Targeting High Alexa-Ranked Site
Posted: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 5:07 PM by Sindyan
Websense® Security Labs™ researchers, using our Websense ThreatSeeker® Intelligence Cloud, have identified a new malicious attack targeting hxxp://www.mapsofworld.com/, a high Alexa-ranked site in the top 10,000 most visited sites. The site...   Read more >
CNN: Tax season unleashes cyberscams
Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 9:20 AM by CD
As if tax season isn't stressful enough, cybercriminals are also out in full force, looking to unleash attacks against unsuspecting small businesses. Cybercrooks often use current events to disguise their attacks, said Kevin Haley, director of Symantec...   Read more >
Websense TRITON Awarded Best Advanced Persistent Threat Protection
Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:05 PM by News Release Archive
Information security experts honor Websense for stopping targeted, sophisticated cyber attacks and zero-day exploits SAN DIEGO , March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense , the global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and...   Read more >
Malaysia Airlines MH370 Used as a Lure in Facebook-Themed Scams
Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014 4:51 PM by Carl Leonard
The Websense ® ThreatSeeker ® Intelligence Cloud has observed Facebook-themed scams using news of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight as a lure. Legitimate news sources report that on March 8, 2014, the plane went missing over the South...   Read more >
Cyber criminals expand use of CVE-2014-0322 before Patch Tuesday
Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014 1:54 PM by Elad Sharf
In advance of the Internet Explorer zero-day referenced by the CVE-2014-0322 patch that will commence on patch Tuesday the March 11, we thought it would be helpful to look at how this exploit was utilized in the lure stage, since this may unveil some...   Read more >
Security Threat Modeling: Six Steps to Success
Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2014 6:28 PM by Lamont Orange
Did you know that you possibly work with cybercriminals every day? In fact, you could potentially be one. What if, buried deep inside is a smart intruder who knows how to break into your network and steal information? You and your colleagues are the perfect...   Read more >
Work Smarter, Not Harder: Use Independent Security Tests
Posted: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 4:49 PM by Bob Hansmann
We’ve all been there. Your boss, or his bosses, ask if you have the most comprehensive IT security solutions in place. You have spent months, if not years, developing a security strategy that protects your organization from data theft and still...   Read more >
Websense Chooses Austin for Corporate Headquarters
Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014 8:00 PM by News Release Archive
Austin Chamber of Commerce, the City of Austin and Opportunity Austin Collaboration Secures $9.935 Million Investment, Creating 470 Jobs AUSTIN, Texas , Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Austin Chamber of Commerce announced that Websense, Inc....   Read more >
Websense TRITON Awarded Best Advanced Persistent Threat Protection and Best Web Security by SC Magazine Readers
Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014 5:40 PM by Patricia Hogan
Each year the SC Magazine Awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals in the cybersecurity industry. This award is one of the most prestigious accolades for security product achievement. This year, SC Magazine readers recognized Websense...   Read more >
Independent Cybersecurity Test Rates Websense TRITON Most Effective in Advanced Threat Protection
Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 1:05 PM by News Release Archive
Websense demonstrates most advanced real-time threat protection against drive-by installers, complex exploits, phishing and malware redirects SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- —2014 RSA Conference Booth #3413— Miercom, the well...   Read more >
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