ANDROID BANKING MALWARE: SOPHISTICATED TROJANS VS. FAKE BANKING APPS

January 17, 2019

In this white paper, we will provide insight into the two most prevalent types of Android banking malware to date – sophisticated banking Trojans and fake banking apps – and compare their different approaches to achieving the same malicious goal. At the same time, we will explore the impact of those approaches on potential victims. Having identified the tactics of both categories, we will provide advice for users on how to stay safe from Android banking malware.

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2020 Cyber Security Predictions

whitePaper | January 28, 2020

This year there are some common themes that endure, so we’ll highlight these as “work in progress”. Transformations often take longer than 12 months to be identifi ed as necessary, to be executed and to become established. However, there are other themes emerging through a combination of drivers from audit, compliance security and governance that are now showing signs of infl uencing the way that cyber risks are managed in a much shorter timescale.

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Recommended Criteria for Cybersecurity Labeling of Consumer Software

whitePaper | February 4, 2022

Software is an integral part of life for the modern consumer. Nevertheless, most consumers take for granted and are unaware of the software upon which many products and services rely. From the consumer’s perspective, the very notion of what constitutes software may even be unclear. While enabling many benefits to consumers, that software that is, software normally used for personal, family, or household purposes can also have cybersecurity flaws or vulnerabilities which can directly affect safety, property, and productivity.

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Ransomware: How to prevent, predict, detect & respond

whitePaper | January 9, 2020

The malicious programs known as ransomware have attracted a significant amount of coverage in the mainstream media over the last few years, as major companies and organizations announced that their operations had been affected by the threat. Examples of affected businesses include hospitals, universities and major international corporations [2, 3]. Despite the alarming nature of the threat, the way ransomware gains entry onto a user’s device is actually no different from the methods used by other threats. Ransomware is most commonly spread by two methods.

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DeltaV SIS™ and Cybersecurity

whitePaper | November 28, 2019

Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) are designed to keep processes safe, especially during critical situations. With this concept in mind, it is paramount that the SIS components are not taken down due to cyber-threats. The purpose of this white paper is to explain, in detail, the Emerson approach for cybersecurity as well as the built-in security features available within the DeltaV SIS process safety system.

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A Lifeline: Patient Safety and Cybersecurity

whitePaper | December 3, 2019

Healthcare information is unique and personal to us all.Indeed,the patient is at the center of healthcare, as it would not exist if the patient did not exist. Bits and bytes in today’s digital world have real significance when it come to patient care lives are on the line.

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Warring State - China's cybersecurity strategy

whitePaper | December 1, 2019

Cyberspace and information technology have enabled the economic, political, and cultural inte - gration of the United States and China. However, interdependence creates costs as well as benefits. Increased interconnection has also contributed to major obstacles in the bilateral relationship, generating mutual distrust of incentives, actions, and norms in cyberspace. Information technology raises new challenges for states by allowing actors to exploit networks, conduct cyber espionage, or compromise national security with greater ease.

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Blue Ridge Networks

Based in Northern Virginia, Blue Ridge Networks is a visionary cybersecurity pioneer providing proven network access, infrastructure, and endpoint security solutions. Its products isolate, contain, and protect critical operations and endpoints to provide a new layer of cybersecurity defense that eliminates or neutralizes vulnerability to cyberattacks.

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