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Fireside Chat with Security7: How this MSSP is Enhancing Security Through the Cloud While Reducing Customer Costs

By Guest Author on Dec 22, 2017 10:16:38 AM

As organizations embrace the cloud, whether public, private, or a hybrid, multi-cloud environment, their IT team is not only required to architect new networking platforms or infrastructures, but also figure out how to secure this new environment. Unfortunately, many of the tools these organizations currently have in place don’t always scale into a cloud or virtualized environment. And even if they do, they actually result in increased complexity because they often function as separate and isolated security devices, which can severely hamper such things as unified visibility and control.

Topics: MSSP Managed Security Services Fortinet
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Fileless Malware 101: Understanding Non-Malware Attacks

By Guest Author on Dec 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

POST BY: FRED O'CONNOR

What is fileless malware?

Unlike attacks carried out using traditional malware, fileless malware attacks don’t entail attackers installing software on a victim’s machine. Instead, tools that are built-in to Windows are hijacked by adversaries and used to carry out attacks. Essentially, Windows is turned against itself.

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