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The Hague Security Delta

September 28, 2017  |  The Hague Security Delta, HSD Foundation

Anomali New HSD Premium Partner

Threat intelligence provider Anomali was welcomed as new Premium Partner, during the Cyber Security Week 2017. “Joining this prestigious security cluster is a privilege and an important milestone as Anomali continues to expand its European footprint. We believe in the HSD’s vision and work within the...
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September 26, 2017  |  Himaya

UAE Banks Federation launches threat intelligence sharing platform for banks in the UAE

13 founding banks to share cyber security intelligence in new UBF-ISAC, powered by Anomali Threat Stream. The UAE Banks Federation (UBF), the professional representative body comprising 48 member banks operating in the UAE, has today launched its first Information Sharing and Analysis Centre (ISAC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), powered by...
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Computer Weekly

September 25, 2017  |  Computer Weekly, Nick Booth

There’s nothing to beat good honest deception

People are always going to hack. Some are just jealous, others are curious and some believe it’s the best way to learn about coding. Why not just recognise this fact and give them a play area? Or better still, have some fun with the little buggers. We might...
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The Hill

September 21, 2017  |  The Hill, Joe Uchill

Former NSA, CIA chief: I can’t support spy hacking if we can’t keep tools secret

Michael Hayden, a former head of both the National Security Agency and CIA, said on Thursday that the U.S. should not deploy cyber espionage tools if it can't keep them secure. "I cannot defend American espionage using incredibly powerful tools if we cannot keep them secret," Hayden said...
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September 20, 2017  |  ZDNet, Danny Palmer

Too noisy, low-level and unethical: Why some cybercriminals hate ransomware

With the prevalence of successful ransomware attacks, you might think that all cyber criminals view the rise of file-encrypting malware as a positive development. For many, making cash quickly with the minimal amount of effort is their number one priority and ransomware very much fulfills that agenda - millions...
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Bleeping Computer

September 20, 2017  |  Bleeping Computer, Catalin Cimpanu

Underground Hacking Forum Admins Having Second Thoughts About Selling Ransomware

Administrators of various underground hacking forums hosted on both the public Internet and Dark Web are having serious discussions about the ethics of allowing the sale of ransomware via their platforms. According to research by threat intelligence firms Anomali and Flashpoint, shared with Bleeping Computer before publication, several such discussions...
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Computer Weekly

September 19, 2017  |  Computer Weekly , Karl Flinders

UAE banks share information to combat cyber threats

United Arab Emirates banks are sharing information about cyber attacks through a platform from the UAE Banks Federation (UBF). Initially, 13 of the UBF’s 48 member banks will share information via the Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC), which is provided by security software supplier Anomali. Anomali&rsquo...
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eSecurity Planet

September 18, 2017  |  eSecurity Planet, Jeff Goldman

84 Percent of IT Pros Say Threat Intelligence is Key to Security

A recent Ponemon Institute survey of more than 1,000 IT and IT security practitioners found that fully 84 percent of respondents say threat intelligence is "essential to a strong security posture." The survey, sponsored by Anomali, also found that 80 percent of North American organizations are currently using...
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Help Net Security

September 15, 2017  |  Help Net Security

Organizations struggle to maximize the value of threat intelligence

Amidst growing concerns of large-scale cyber attacks, 84 percent of organizations participating in a Ponemon Institute survey indicated threat intelligence is “essential to a strong security posture.” However, many organizations struggle with an overwhelming amount of threat data and lack of staff expertise, which diminish the effectiveness...
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Cybersecurity Insiders

September 15, 2017  |  Cybersecurity Insiders, Naveen Goud

Banks in UAE launch a war on Hackers with a new Cyber Threat Intelligence Initiative

It seems that the banks in UAE have launched a war on hackers with a new cyber threat intelligence initiative. The UAE Banks Federation (UBF), a professional body representing 49 banks as members have made it official yesterday that it is launching a new initiative to combat all future cyber threats....
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