Positive Technologies research shows increasing popularity of “rent-a-Trojan” attacks

Positive Technologies experts observe continued uptick in Q2 2017 of “ransomware as a service.”

The U.S. and Russia remain the most frequent victims of cyberattacks, but over a quarter (28%) of attacks in Q2 2017 affected dozens of countries and hundreds—sometimes even thousands—of companies.

According to Positive Technologies’ statistics, 67 percent of attacks were performed for direct financial gain. Over half of attacks were non-targeted and primarily relied on malware to spread.

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One Identity Starling Identity Analytics & Risk Intelligence Unveiled to Prevent Data Breaches Resulting from Inappropriate User Entitlements

  • Software as a Service (SaaS) solution analyzes user entitlements, preventing bad behavior before it can happen
  • Evaluates entitlements to pinpoint potential excessive or anomalous risk
  • Aggregates and compares users and peer groups within and across organizations, enabling best practices
  • Allows business to verify acceptable high-risk access to focus remediation efforts

 

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – August 22, 2017 – One Identity, a proven leader in helping organizations get identity and access management (IAM) right, today announced One Identity Starling Identity Analytics & Risk Intelligence (IARI), a new SaaS-based solution that reduces identity-related risk associated with improper user entitlements, or access rights. Starling IARI provides significant visibility and insight by analyzing and comparing user entitlements, and pinpointing situations where entitlements are out of norm and pose an elevated risk.

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Rockwell Collins to feature CoalescenceTM at SimTecT 2017

Rockwell Collins to feature CoalescenceTM at SimTecT 2017

SYDNEY (Aug. 22, 2017) – Next week at the Australasian Simulation Congress (ASC), or SimTecT 2017, Rockwell Collins, a leading provider and integrator of comprehensive simulation and training solutions, will display its Coalescence mixed reality solution.

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“The need for precise and economical training and simulation solutions is increasing each day,” said Nick Gibbs, managing director of Australia for Rockwell Collins. “Rockwell Collins is focused on evolving current capabilities and designing new innovations that well-position our defence forces, and in-country footprint.”

At Rockwell Collins’ exhibit (booth 5), company experts will discuss and demonstrate its Coalescence solution. Key benefits of Coalescence include high immersion and engagement for better learning and critical feedback through interaction with real equipment and real-time tracking and evaluation of trainees by instructors. Watch this video for an in-depth introduction to the Coalescence solution.

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Boeing Awarded Design Work for New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Boeing will develop its preliminary design for America’s next intercontinental ballistic missile through a $349 million U.S. Air Force contract announced today. Boeing and one other company each received risk-reduction contracts for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program, which will replace the Minuteman III ICBM. (Boeing photo)

U.S. Air Force seeking replacement for Minuteman III ICBM Boeing, Air Force partnership on ICBM force began in 1958

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] will develop its preliminary design for America’s next intercontinental ballistic missile through a $349 million U.S. Air Force contract announced today.

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Lockheed Martin Powers-up Next Orion Spacecraft for First Time

Lockheed Martin Powers-up Next Orion Spacecraft for First Time

Brain and Heart Brought to Life on NASA’s Deep Space Exploration Ship

DENVER, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Engineers at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and NASA breathed life into the next Orion crew module when they powered up the spacecraft for the first time at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Designed for human spaceflight, this Orion will be the first to fly more than 40,000 miles beyond the Moon during its nearly three-week Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), a feat that hasn’t been possible before.

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