Microsoft and CrowdStrike once again dominate Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection. Cybereason has risen to the leaders quadrant and Trellix has fallen to a niche player. The endpoint protection market has rapidly matured in recent years - 50% of organizations have already adopted EDR.
Rapid7 has purchased a ransomware prevention vendor founded by a former Israel Defense Forces captain to strengthen its managed detection and response muscle. The Minerva Labs purchase will allow Rapid7 to deliver advanced ransomware prevention across cloud resources and traditional infrastructure.
SentinelOne has partnered with Wiz and revamped its pipeline generation efforts to capitalize on growing demand for cloud protection, said CEO Tomer Weingarten. By using a simple deployment process and eschewing kernels and agents, the company has prompted customers to switch to Singularity Cloud.
Britain's National Cyber Security Agency is examining TikTok to help the government finalize its decision to ban the Chinese video-sharing app from federal networks, the country’s security minister, Tom Tugendhat, revealed. The agency is looking into the app's ownership and security features.
A cyberespionage campaign using Trojanized apps implanted with a backdoor to exfiltrate sensitive data is making the rounds in India and Pakistan. Researchers at cybersecurity firm Eset identify the threat actor as Transparent Tribe, a group aligned with the Pakistani government.
CrowdStrike hopes to capture more small and midsized organizations through a new product bundle, revamped e-commerce portal and renewed partnership with Dell. CEO George Kurtz says becoming the exclusive endpoint security partner of PC giant Dell will help CrowdStrike reach small businesses.
Eset researchers discovered the first in-the-wild bootkit malware, BlackLotus, bypassing security and booting up on fully up-to-date Windows 11 systems. Researchers found the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface bootkit in 2022, being sold on hacking forums for $5,000.
The situation at LastPass keeps getting worse: The company says hackers implanted keylogger software on a DevOps employee's home computer to obtain access to the corporate vault. Customer vault data can be decrypted only with the end user master password, which LastPass doesn't store.
A Russian national accused by U.S. federal prosecutors of developing an application for decrypting login credentials pleaded not guilty during a first appearance in Tampa federal court. The man, Dariy Pankov, faces seven criminal counts, including conspiracy, access device fraud and computer fraud.
The adoption of new technologies, multi-cloud architectures and multiple data storage sites has resulted in data residing in more places than ever before. That's why enterprises need a single pane of glass to know who's touching their data and why, says Imperva CEO Pam Murphy.
The FBI is investigating a hack of its computer network. “This is an isolated incident that has been contained. As this is an ongoing investigation the FBI does not have further comment to provide at this time," the bureau said in a statement provided to Information Security Media Group.
Hyundai and Kia are rolling out a software update aimed at stopping an outbreak of car thefts caused by a trend on social media app TikTok. The "Kia Challenge" went viral in mid-2022 after users discovered how to steal certain cars using a screwdriver and a male USB Type A connector.
Forcepoint's new Security Service Edge offering allows clients to apply access, threat or data loss protection policies across all channels as soon as they're implemented. The firm long offered DLP, SD-WAN, SWG and CASB tools, but the lack of full integration made it tough to apply unified policies.
Hong Kong police and Interpol disrupted an international criminal operation that planted banking Trojans through SMS phishing messages that appeared to originate from a legitimate source. Hong Kong police told the South China Morning Post the gang appears to be based overseas.
The aim of AI in EDR solutions is to streamline the process to ensure humans are able to consume and understand the data in order to respond well, says Serge Woon, worldwide tech sales leader and co-founder at ReaQta, part of IBM. In this roundtable preview, he explains why AI is so crucial to EDR.