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Unveiling the 2024 VPN Risk Report: Key Vulnerabilities and the Shift to Zero Trust

Today’s distributed and cloud-centric work environment has triggered a shift in access methods from traditional virtual private networks (VPNs) to more robust security frameworks like zero trust. Traditionally, VPNs provided essential remote access capabilities to connect users or entire office sites. However, the growing sophistication of cyberthreats alongside the expansion of remote workforces and cloud […]

Zscaler acquires Avalor for $350 million

Zscaler, a prominent player in cloud security, has made headlines with its recent acquisition of Israeli startup Avalor for a hefty $350 million. This move marks the third acquisition by Zscaler in recent times, following the purchases of Canonic for $50 million in February and Trustdome for $40 million in 2021, both specializing in artificial […]

Encryptionless Ransomware Attacks and Defense Strategies: An Interview with Zscaler’s Deepen Desai

In a recent interview with Deepen Desai, Global CISO and Head of Security Research at Zscaler, we discussed the evolving threat landscape and the company’s innovative approach to combating the ever-growing threat of ransomware. Traditional ransomware attacks primarily focused on encrypting the victim’s files and demanding a ransom for the decryption key to unlock the […]

10 Best Practices for Data Protection

By Moinul Khan, Vice President & General Manager, Data Protection, at Zscaler In 2022, Gartner established its first ever Magic Quadrant for Security Service Edge (SSE), a new security industry category. SSE acknowledges that protecting a distributed digital business from malicious actors requires three integrated technologies: secure web gateways (SWG) to control internet access, zero trust […]

New VPN Risk Report by Zscaler Uncovers Hidden Security Risks Impacting Enterprises

2021 Research Highlights Growing Security Vulnerabilities Around Targeted Social Engineering, Ransomware and Malware Attacks Zscaler, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZS), the leader in cloud security, announced a new study that examines hidden vulnerabilities found in enterprise virtual private networks (VPNs) and spotlights the need for a zero-trust security approach to mitigate threats. Published in collaboration with the […]

New York University students to be trained in Cloud Security from Zscalar

New York University(NYU) students of Master of Science in CyberSecurity Risk and Strategy degree have a great news to rejoice. As they will receive training in cloud security by Zscaler in Security Access Service Edge and Zero Trust related certification. Zscalar Internet Access (ZIA) and Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) will be the courses offered by […]

Zscaler acquiring Cloudneeti

Zscaler, the cloud-based information security platform is all set to acquire Cloudneeti, a cloud security posture management company that allows MSPs to track down misconfigurations across multi-cloud environments. Meaning, it helps users in analyzing and fixing misconfigurations across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Google Cloud Platform.   The financial terms of […]

Glass Class: The ZScaler and Bitglass Integration

This post was originally published by Will Houcheime. With the various tools used in today’s cloud-first world, it could be confusing for organizations to find the correct tools they need to protect sensitive data. In light of this, Bitglass and Zscaler have partnered with each other to provide a solution to create a safe zone […]

WordPress and Joomla websites serving ransomware

Research conducted by Cloud-based Information security company Zscaler says that websites which are built on WordPress and Joomla backgrounds are now reportedly acting as platforms to distribute ransomware and phishing links to hackers. Zscaler security experts say that cyber crooks are exploiting the vulnerabilities exhibited by the said platforms to serve Shade ransomware and other […]

Cloud Security Company ZScaler COO resigns

Cloud Security Company ZScaler, which went public in March this year and has a stock market value of over $3 billion, witnessed a rude shock when its COO William Welch announced his resignation at the end of last week. As soon as the Chief Operating Officer of ZScaler announced his resignation, the shares of the […]

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