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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 WIRED Magazine: Don’t Open That Google Doc Unless You’re Positive It’s Legit

By LILY HAY NEWMAN -  If you get a Google Doc link in your inbox today, scrutinize it carefully before you click—even if it looks like it comes from someone you trust. A nasty phishing scam that impersonates a Google Docs request has swept the internet today, including a decent chunk of media companies. You’ve heard “think before you click” a million times, but it really could save you from a whole lot of hassle.

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Daily News Reports from Consultancy.uk: Severe cybersecurity incidents cost shareholders billions, says CGI

Digitalisation comes with benefits, and pitfalls, for businesses. A new report highlights the cost of severe cybersecurity breaches on the share price of companies in the long-term, which average a  reduction of 1.8%. The research too finds that the long-term negative effect on share price is increasing, creating additional incentives for business owners and the executive to act to prevent breaches where possible. Continue reading here

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Daily News Reports from The Industry Spread: ZENEDGE Expands Cybersecurity in EMEA

By RICARDO ESTEVES  - ZENEDGE, the leading artificial intelligence cybersecurity solutions provider, has announced plans to expand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, areas that already represent 40% of the firm’s total revenues. 

ZENEDGE has appointed Aftab Afzal as Senior Vice President for EMEA Sales to lead the initiative. Based in London and with over 20 years’ experience in Internet security, Afzal has held management positions with leading Internet service providers, end-point protection companies, and cloud security organizations, including NSFOCUS and Akamai Technologies. Continue reading here

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Daily News Reports from Xconomy: The State of Cybersecurity Insurance Today

By Robert R Ackerman Original Article is Here Cyber incidents are considered the No. 1 emerging risk for enterprises long-term. No surprise, then, that cybersecurity insurance policy premiums are approaching $2.75 billion a year. Some experts believe this figure will grow to roughly $20 billion by 2025. 

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Daily News Reports from PPP: INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS HACKED FOR GUESTS CREDIT CARD

23 April By Paul Smedley Original article is here

IHG said it was made aware of the hack after payment card networks identified patterns of unauthorized charges following legitimate use at locations of the hotel chain.  

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Daily News Reports from CNBC: Cyber threats are growing more serious, and artificial intelligence could be the key to security

Cyber threats are growing more serious, and artificial intelligence could be the key to security By, Saheli Roy Choudhury of CNBC 

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SC Awards Europe 2017: The full list of finalists! ZENEDGE for Best Managed Security Service

We are delighted to reveal the complete list of finalists for the SC Awards Europe 2017.

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