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From CB Insights with Zenedge - Old School Vs. New School: How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Cybersecurity

27 June, 2017 - Blog - We detail how cybersecurity startups are using AI to take a new approach to counter some of the most significant cyber threats.

Cybersecurity companies saw a record number of funding deals last year and on a quarterly basis Q1’17 was the most active quarter for deals to private cybersecurity companies over the last five years. Alongside overall rising investment activity, a number of cybersecurity companies are emerging to offer up novel solutions to age-old cyber threats by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI). According to CB Insights’ AI Deals Tracker, cybersecurity is the fourth most active industry for deals to companies applying AI.

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Daily News Reports from Bank Info Security: The Weaponization of DDoS Arbor's Darren Anstee on How to Defend Against Powerful DDoS for Hire

The Mirai botnet is just the most high-profile example of the new weaponization of DDoS. Attacks are stronger than ever, and multilayer defenses are needed to prevent disruption and distraction, says Darren Anstee of Arbor Networks.

See Also: Moving from Vulnerability Management to Effective Vulnerability Response

In a video interview at the recent Infosecurity Europe conference in London, Anstee discusses: See VIDEO here and original article

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Daily News Reports from The Register: Heaps of Windows 10 internal builds, private source code leak online - Unreleased 64-bit ARM versions, Server editions among dumped data

By Chris Williams - US Editor - Exclusive A massive trove of Microsoft's internal Windows operating system builds and chunks of its core source code have leaked online.

The data – some 32TB of official and non-public installation images and software blueprints that compress down to 8TB – were uploaded to betaarchive.com, the latest load of files provided just earlier this week. It is believed the confidential data in this dump was exfiltrated from Microsoft's in-house systems around March this year. 

The leaked code is Microsoft's Shared Source Kit: according to people who have seen its contents, it includes the source to the base Windows 10 hardware drivers plus Redmond's PnP code, its USB and Wi-Fi stacks, its storage drivers, and ARM-specific OneCore kernel code. To read original article please click here

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Daily News Reports from Value Walk: Half Of UK Businesses Have suffered A Cyber Security Breach Or Attack In The Last 12 Months

22 June - NEW DATA reveals 76% of UK CEO’s believe a cyber security breach to be a significant threat to business in 2017; significantly higher than global peers at just 61%. Consequently, 97% of British CEO’s are currently addressing possible cyber breaches in their organisation; far higher than the global average figure of 90%. 

Richard Home, UK cyber security partner at PwC comments: “Most business boards now recognise that cyber security is a complex risk that requires their attention. The most successful leaders will be those who define a comprehensive, broad approach to governing cyber security.”

In defence of this, 58% of businesses have sought information, advice or guidance on the cyber security threats facing their organisations. Continue reading original article here

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Daily News Reports from itbusiness.ca: Conexys announces cloud-based enterprise-class bot detection, WAF with Artificial Intelligence and DDoS

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – June 15th, 2017 – Conexsys Communications Limited is pleased to introduce its latest Managed Service offering, Encompass® Cloud, which provides cloud-based, managed cybersecurity for large and mid-sized enterprises in Canada. Powered by ZENEDGE, Encompass Cloud offers enterprise-class BOT detection, Web Application Firewall (WAF) & DDoS mitigation capabilities. 

Taking as little as 24 hours to deploy, and requiring no installation or hardware, Encompass Cloud is completely customizable and essentially creates a cyber security perimeter around an organization’s own perimeter – all web traffic flows through Encompass Cloud prior to going into the organization. Encompass Cloud protects websites, networks and DNS servers from malicious bot traffic, DDoS attacks, malware, and thousands of known and zero-day vulnerabilities. Of particular value to Canadian organizations is that data resides within Canada, and is monitored 24×7 by top cyber security experts. Continue reading full article here

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2017 SC MEDIA EXCELLENCE AWARDS: Zenedge Highly Commended in Best Managed Security Service Category

Aventura FL & London UK June 19, 2017 – Zenedge, a leading provider of cloud-based, artificial intelligence (AI) driven Web Application Firewall (WAF), malicious bot detection and DDoS cybersecurity announced today that Zenedge Bot Manager was recognised by a panel representing the audience of SC Media, as the Highly Commended solution in the EXCELLENCE AWARDS: THREAT SOLUTIONS Best Managed Security Service category at the 2017 SC Media Awards Europe. The announcement was made Tuesday, 6th June at the awards presentation held at Old Billingsgate, London.

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Zenedge Co-founder Laurent Gil to Participate in Network Security in 2017 & Beyond CxO Roundtable at Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC

Aventura, FL – June 15, 2017 – Zenedge, a leading provider of cloud-based, artificial intelligence (AI) driven Web Application Firewall (WAF), malicious bot detection and DDoS cybersecurity solutions, today announces that its co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Laurent Gil, will join the Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC CEO Roundtable, at the Network Security in 2017 & Beyond event, taking place on June 21, from 11:20 a.m. - 12:05 p.m EST. Telecom Exchange, held June 20-21 at Cipriani Wall Street, is the premier industry networking event where communications and technology meet.   

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Daily News Reports from Bizety: Latest on Internet Infrastructure - Zenedge Announces API Security Suite -

By Rachel Kempf - Last week, cybersecurity company Zenedge announced the release of Zenedge API Security, an API protection solution with full application layer protection. We had the opportunity to talk with Aftab Afzal, head of Zenedge’s EMEA Sales about their API security suite and how it stacks up against competing solutions. 

“Zenedge API Security is designed to protect the weakest link in an application’s security armor,” Afzal noted. “Traditionally, security solutions have only protected access to websites, not APIs, but we’ve been looking at the APIs themselves and trying to work with them to expand and customize protection, using our AI and machine learning technology to model behavior of what is normal vs. what is malicious and provide protection.” Read full article here

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Daily News Reports from Silicon Republic: Majority of Irish firms woefully unprepared for game-changing GDPR

By John Kennedy - A whopping 66pc of Irish businesses are unaware of the obligations that will be imposed by the GDPR, which is less than a year away. 

Irish businesses are sleepwalking their way into a dangerous new world where they could be exposed to litigation from consumers over how their data is being handled. Unintended storage of CCTV footage, no privacy policies for employees to follow, and lack of awareness of new rights for consumers under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations are an explosive formula. Read full article here

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Zenedge Launches Advanced API Security Solution with Native SDK for Web and Mobile

Zenedge API Security™ Goes Beyond Existing Solutions Leveraging a Smart SDK for Application Protection

InfoSecurity Europe, London, UK; Aventura, FL– June 7, 2017 -  Zenedge, a leading provider of cloud-based, artificial intelligence (AI) driven Web Application Firewall (WAF), malicious bot detection and DDoS cybersecurity solutions, announced today the availability of Zenedge API Security™, an advanced API protection solution designed to go beyond traditional IP rate limiting based DDoS protection for APIs, featuring a proprietary SDK for full application layer protection.

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