How the Right Security Can Help Justify and Accelerate Your VDI Investments

In order for maximum server density and strong desktop security to co-exist, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and desktop security vendors must co-develop a solution. Anything less lays out a welcome mat for the ever-lurking hacker community or restrains VDI adoption.

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Wazuh, Inc.

Wazuh is an IT security startup based in the Silicon Valley area of California and operating worldwide. Wazuh provides support and professional services to companies using or planning to use Open Source SECurity (OSSEC) host intrusion detection system (HIDS). Wazuh contributes to the existing OSSEC HIDS project, maintaining installers for multiple platforms and creating new rules for threat detection. Additionally, Wazuh actively develops it’s own OSSEC fork, free Open Source (GPLv2), creating new unique features and extra capabilities that position our company as the leader in the Open Source Endpoint Security space.

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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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Threat Connect Cyber Survey Report

whitePaper | January 4, 2022

Whether you are in financial services, farming, or public infrastructure, the security threat to organizations has never been greater. Today, almost every company is a technology company in some shape or form and this can be a soft underbelly - open to attack. Cyber risk is the fastest-growing risk faced by businesses globally. A wide range of statistics and sources make it clear that attackers have become even more proficient over recent years, using automation to exploit vulnerabilities at an accelerated pace and frequency. Threats are even more widespread and complex than before.

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Understanding Ransomware and Strategies to Defeat it

whitePaper | March 5, 2020

Held Hostage in Hollywood: In February 2016 the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, in Los Angeles, paid a ransom of about US$17,000 to hackers who infiltrated and disabled its computer network with ransomware. The hospital paid the ransom of 40 Bitcoins (currently worth about $16,664) after a “network infiltration” began on February 5, when employees reported being unable to access the hospital’s network and electronic medical records system. “The malware locked access to certain computer systems and prevented us from sharing communications electronically,” said hospital CEO Allen Stefanek.

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Fortinet Security Fabric Enables Digital Innovation

whitePaper | February 5, 2020

Organizations are rapidly adopting digital innovation (DI) initiatives to accelerate their businesses, reduce costs, improve efficiency, and provide better customer experiences. Common initiatives involve moving applications and workflows to the cloud, deploying Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices on the corporate network, and expanding the organization’s footprint to new branch locations. With this evolving infrastructure also come security risks. Organizations must cope with growing attack surfaces, advanced threats, increased infrastructure complexity, and an expanding regulatory landscape. To accomplish their desired DI outcomes while effectively managing risks and minimizing complexities, organizations need to adopt a cybersecurity platform that provides visibility across their environment and a means to manage both security and network operations easily.

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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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Spotlight

Wazuh, Inc.

Wazuh is an IT security startup based in the Silicon Valley area of California and operating worldwide. Wazuh provides support and professional services to companies using or planning to use Open Source SECurity (OSSEC) host intrusion detection system (HIDS). Wazuh contributes to the existing OSSEC HIDS project, maintaining installers for multiple platforms and creating new rules for threat detection. Additionally, Wazuh actively develops it’s own OSSEC fork, free Open Source (GPLv2), creating new unique features and extra capabilities that position our company as the leader in the Open Source Endpoint Security space.

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