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Cynet 2021 CISO Survey Reveals Need for SMEs with Small Security Teams to Rethink Cybersecurity Strategy

With Fewer Resources, Smaller Security Teams Forced to be Innovative in Dealing with Enterprise Threats   New York, NY – January 27, 2021 — Cynet (http://www.cynet.com) today announced a new survey titled “2021 CISO Survey of Small Cyber Security Teams.” According to the findings in this survey, companies with small security teams, generally SMEs, are facing […]

Cisco announces merger with Acacia for $4.5 billion to strengthen its IOT base

Cisco, the computer networking giant of America, has announced a merger deal with optical Technology specialist Acacia for $4.5 billion. The plan of the former will be to use the technology acquired from the latter to strengthen its stand in the Internet of Things (IoT) world. After the deal, Cisco has announced that it will […]

Cisco and NEC partnership to offer Cyber Threat proof network equipment

Amid claims that Chinese 5G network equipment supplier Huawei is offering products with backdoors for conducting espionage, Japanese IT Giant NEC and Cisco have decided to offer network equipment under a partnership deal where the supplied equipment will be cyber threat proof by 100% all down the supply chain.   Cisco aims to achieve its […]

China accuses Apple Inc with spying through iPhones

China has directly accused Apple Inc of installing monitoring software on its iPhones and computers to conduct espionage on ordinary users as well as country leaders. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the US tech company has been conducting espionage through backdoors on its device users for as long as ten years. However, […]

Cisco sends fake phishing emails to its employees

Networking Giant Cisco has sent its employee’s fake phishing emails in order to train them against cyber attacks. The objective was to educate them on how phishing emails hit targets and how a corporate network can be defended against such attacks. Steve Martino, the Chief Information Security Officer at Cisco is said to have developed […]

FBI says Russia’s Fancy Bear was behind VPN Filter malware attack

United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has made a public announcement on Friday which states that owners of all routers operating in small offices and homes have to restart their devices in order to shake off the after-effects of VPN Filter malware attack. The statement clearly specifies that some hackers funded by a nation […]

Cisco acquires Accompany for $270 million

Cisco, a world leader in offering networking and IT services has agreed to acquire business intelligence firm named ‘Accompany’ for $270 million in cash and stock. The networking giant said that the deal will get completed by the 3Q of this year and the staff of the ‘Accompany’ will get onto the rolls of Cisco […]

Facebook, Microsoft, and Dell sign Cyber Attack pledge

Microsoft, Facebook, Dell and 37 other companies operating in the United States have signed a Cyber Attack pact pledging not to assist offensive government cyber attacks. That means, even if the government of United States desires to launch cyber attacks on the critical infrastructure of its enemy nations ( like Russia, China, and North Korea), […]

Iran Datacenters running on Cisco Switches become Cyber Attack victims

Data Centers running in Iran were hacked by a cyber group on Friday last week. The cyber crooks claimed themselves to be from the United States as they displayed a message along with the US Flag on some hacked server screens saying “Do not mess with our elections”. But researchers from Cisco Talos confirm that […]

Cisco Systems adds Tetration Analytics to its Cloud Security

Cisco Systems has announced that it has added new tools to its cloud security platform which help in dividing applications, identifying vulnerabilities and manage as well as analyze the app behavior process. Technically speaking Tetration Analytics of Cisco was rolled out in 2016 and was aimed to monitor and analyze the data center issues using […]

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