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Operational IT and Security – Breaking the Siloed Approach

Due to the ever-increasing cyber security risk, many organizations are employing security teams, with the goal of defining security policies and detecting and remediating security risks. In addition, most organizations also employ IT operations teams, with the objective of making the business produc

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Infected by Ransomware—Now What?

With ransomware exploding, we’re frequently asked how to remediate after an attack. Ransomware is becoming more common and bad guys are becoming more sophisticated, using innovative ways to evade the latest detection techniques. Can you trust your AV (gen1 or gen2 antivirus solutions) to “clean” the

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WannaCrypt Ransomware: Update for Ivanti Endpoint Security for Endpoint Manager Customers (LDSS)

UPDATE 5/18/17: As widely published, the WannaCrypt ransomware checks for a specific URL and proxy settings before it starts. If the URL is active, it will not run. Furthermore, if a proxy is required to access the Internet, the ransomware will not use the proxy to check the URL. We have released ne

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Breaking: WannaCry Ransomware Exploding Across the Globe

UPDATE: May 16, 2017 — Eran Livne Find out how the product manager for Ivanti Endpoint Security for Endpoint Manager (formerly Landesk Security Suite) recommends you configure this software to protect your environment from WannaCrypt: WannaCrypt Ransomware: Update for Ivanti Endpoint Security for E

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Everything You Need to Know to Prevent Ransomware

In the cybercrime environement of today, we all need to look into how we can prevent ransomware. “Just pay the ransom," is what an FBI official said during a Cyber Security Summit 2015 in Boston several months ago. However, since then, the FBI has published an official document that warns against

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Top 3 of the Most Important FBI Ransomware Recommendations

The FBI recently issued a series of recommendations intended to boost protection of your environment. They are meant to help defend against multiple types of malware and other attacks, and if used correctly, they will also protect against ransomware. Applications whitelisting This solution prevents

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Beware of Ransomware: IT Insider Explains the Growing Problem

After earning a bachelor’s degree in computer science and an MBA with an emphasis in high-tech, Eran Livne spent the first eight years of his career working as a developer for enterprise applications. Since then, he has been a product manager and product marketing manager for several enterprise and

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We Put Ransomware on Our Machine and Here’s What Happened

Ransomware is running wild across IT networks worldwide, with more than 4,000 cyberattacks occurring since the beginning of the year. In order to get a better look at this growing problem, we wanted to see how it’s affecting people first-hand. So we saved the ransomware executable to a folder for th

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