Well-funded hackers with sophisticated tools made headlines and worried organizational leadership throughout 2014, yet the primary reason endpoint security risk has become more difficult in the past 24 months is due to negligent or careless employees who do not follow security policies, according to the Ponemon Institute.
A growing number of flaws in web browsers is viewed as the biggest endpoint security headache by today’s IT decision-makers, according to Malwarebytes.
ForeScout Technologies and McAfee, part of Intel Security, have partnered to provide a new and enhanced interoperability between ForeScout CounterACT and McAfee solutions.
Before the Backoff point-of-sale malware received deserved attention, the main player in the PoS malware field was BlackPOS (or Kaptoxa), the memory-scraping malware that was used in the Target breach.
At Black Hat USA 2014, ForeScout Technologies, provider of pervasive network security solutions for Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations, and ThreatStream, a cyber intelligence company that enables the disruption of cyberattacks in real time, announced a partnership and plans to enable the ThreatStream OPTIC platform to interoperate with ForeScout’s CounterACT platform.
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