ZENEDGE in the News

Daily News Reports from ABC Action News: Dozens of Fresno Unified employees affected by data breach

Stephen Gates, Chief Research Intelligence Analyst at Zenedge offers commentary on this latest breach in California:

"To most of us on the inside of cybersecurity circles, the constant news of organizations being breached comes as no surprise. The primary reason for Internet-based data breaches are the direct result of weak "web application security" postures. Organizations who moved their operations and data to the Internet years ago, still believe they can adequately protect their data with 20-year-old firewall technology. Those that can't recognize they are not protected, eventually will - once they make it to the news themselves." 

By Veronica Miracle - FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Three Fresno suspects, accused of living off other people's money-- investigators said they found Andrew Clement, Katie Whala, and Randall McKinney with troves of stolen personal information last month.

One of the possible victims-- Fresno Unified English teacher Marcy Barnhart.

"Identity theft is just a scary thing. Can ruin your credit, ruin your life possibly."

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Daily News Reports from the Financial Times: Maersk, WPP and FedEx still struggling with cyber attack fallout

Stephen Gates, Chief Research Intelligence Analyst at Zenedge offers an opinion on the latest news featured below from the Financial Times:

"The incidents of Ransomware epidemics will continue for the foreseeable future. From legitimate websites hosting malicious updates, and people's continued inability to not get phished, to the usage of antiquated network protocols aiding in the lateral spread of infection, and the increase in copycat performers, experts all agree this is just the tip of the iceberg. Expect more of the same!" Please contact Zenedge here

By: Aliya Ram in London, Roman Olearchyk in Kiev and Henry Foy in Moscow 

Groups still feeling effects a week after ransomware spread from Ukraine

Some ports remain hobbled, packages are going missing and customers are struggling to place and track orders in the wake of the attack © Reuters

Global companies ranging from shipping lines to advertising firms are still struggling with the havoc wreaked by the huge cyber attack that last week swept from Ukraine to organisations in more than 60 countries.

AP Moller-Maersk, WPP,Reckitt Benckiser and FedEx all said their businesses were still not back to normal after the ransomware attack last week compromised hundreds of thousands of computers, industrial equipment and other technology.

Some ports remain hobbled, packages are going missing and customers are struggling to place and track orders, the companies said. Read full article here 

Topics: DDoS Web Application Security Cyber attack mitigation Web Application Firewall zenedge machine learning Ransomware bot manager managed security services steohen gates

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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Topics: DDoS Web Application Security Web Application Firewall machine learning AI london cyber attacks, cybersecurity, cyber mitigation robots bots UK NHS

Daily News Reports from the Chicago Tribune: FCC says cyberattack, not John Oliver's net neutrality plea, hampered its website

By Hayley Tsukayama, Washington Post

The Federal Communications Commission said Monday that its website was the target of an attack designed to overwhelm it with traffic and keep people from commenting on its proposals. The attack prevented the FCC from responding to people attempting to submit comments since Sunday night, the agency said.

Topics: Web Application Security Web Application Firewall zenedge waf web attacks cyber attacks, cybersecurity, cyber mitigation advertising chicago

ZENEDGE Increases EMEA Investment to Better Service Growing Need for Cybersecurity and Assist Organizations to Respond to EU and UK Cybersecurity Regulations

Cybersecurity Industry Veteran Aftab Afzal Joins ZENEDGE to Lead EMEA Sales

Aventura, FL and London, UK  – May 3, 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 plans to increase its presence in EMEA, which currently represents 40% of the company’s total revenues. Mr. Aftab Afzal has joined ZENEDGE as SVP EMEA Sales to spearhead the expansion. This announcement follows the recent global infrastructure expansion with data center provider Equinix, including new Mega-POPs in London and Frankfurt to better service European customers.

Topics: DDoS Cybersecurity Web Application Security Press Releases Web Application Firewall zenedge waf UK France Aftab Afzal EMEA Ireland

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 

Topics: DDoS Web Application Security Web Application Firewall cyber-attacks machine learning artificial intelligence cyber attacks, cybersecurity, cyber mitigation cnbc

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.

Topics: Web Application Security Cyber attack mitigation DDoS Attacks, machine learning artificial intelligence big data cybercrime botnet advanced bot detection

Zenedge raises $6.2 million for its AI-powered firewall reports Silicon Angle

As hackers continue to improve their methods, organizations are swapping traditional security software for more modern products that can provide better protection against attacks. A Florida-based startup called Zenedge raised $6.2 million in funding today to try and capitalize on the trend with its namesake web application firewall.

Topics: DDoS Cybersecurity Web Application Security Web Application Firewall cyber-attacks AI

Cyber-security firm Zenedge raises $6.2m in third funding roundAI-driven firm secures funding from Pilot Growth Equity, Zoho, Telus and Yehuda Neuberger

Cloud-based cybersecurity company Zenedge has raised $6.2 million in a series C funding round, HFMTechnology can reveal.

Topics: DDoS Cybersecurity Web Application Security Web Application Firewall machine learning AI Firewall as a service

HackMiami Presents the Ultimate Challenge: Hack ZENEDGE

Highly regarded cybersecurity event returns to Miami Beach, Florida; Offering a reward to the successful Hacker of ZENEDGE cybersecurity solution based on cutting edge AI Web Application Firewall technology.

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