Each week, SonicWall collects the cyber security industry’s most compelling, trending and important interviews, media and news stories — just for you.
Jonesboro Council Tackles Cybersafety — The Clayton News Daily
- Due to the recent Atlanta data breach, other cities are taking the initiative to bolster their preventative cybersecurity measures such as Georgia’s Jonesboro City Council who recommend SonicWall’s TZ300 Firewall solution to protect the city’s financial data.
SonicWall Bags the Most Promising Cybersecurity Vendor of the Year Award — InfoSecurity Live
- In India, SonicWall has been awarded the InfoSecurity Live Editor’s Choice Award for the Most Promising Cybersecurity Vendor of the Year for 2017 through 2018.
SonicAlert: New Variant Family of PUBG Ransomware — SonicWall Security Center
- The SonicWall Capture Labs Threat Research Team has observed reports of a new variant family of PUBG Ransomware [Pubg.RSM] actively spreading in the wild. PUBG Ransomware encrypts the victim’s files and forces them to play an hour of a game called PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to get their files back.
- The SonicWall Capture Cloud Platform is featured as the second product to make CRN’s 10 Hot New Cloud Security Products list announced at RSA this week.
- SonicWall’s NSv Virtual Firewall is featured in CRN’s 20 Hot New Security Products listing at RSA 2018.
- The 20 Hot New Security Products list at RSA 2018 also highlights SonicWall’s Capture Client for enabling advanced endpoint security.
- In an exclusive interview with The Daily Express’ John Ingham, SonicWall President and CEO Bill Conner discusses the 300 percent increase in UK cyber attacks, compared to a 151 percent increase worldwide.
Cyber Security News
Huawei and ZTE Hit Hard as U.S. Moves Against Chinese Tech Firms — The New York Times
- The United States undercut China’s technology ambitions on Tuesday, advancing a new rule that would limit the ability of Chinese telecommunications companies to sell their products in this country.
- Some criminals are shifting from ransomware to cryptocurrency miners – those behind XiaoBa have rejigged the code to shift the same malware towards a different focus.
- The U.S. is prepared to take aggressive action against Russia for a recent, extended campaign of cyberattacks on infrastructure assets around the world by compromising devices such as routers and firewalls, the White House cybersecurity coordinator, who has since left his position, said Monday.
- Kirstjen Nielsen tells RSA conference the U.S. hasn’t ruled out offensive cyberattacks to prevent hacks from other countries.
- In his latest article, Steve Ragan talks about the group behind the SamSam family of ransomware, known for recent attacks on healthcare organizations and other targets.
In Case You Missed It
- RSA Conference 2018: Live on Facebook — Geoff Blaine
- RSA Conference 2018: SonicWall is Hot — Geoff Blaine
- Navigating the E-rate Program: Forms, Filling Cycles & Rules — John Mullen
- How to Stop Fileless Malware — Brook Chelmo
- Is Your Firewall Ready for the IoT Era? The 3 Tough Questions to Ask — Scott Grebe
- SonicWall Capture Cloud Platform Ushers in New Era of Threat Intelligence, Connectivity and Automation — Bill Conner
- Protect Web Applications Running Private, Public or Hybrid Cloud Environments — Ken Dang
- New Virtual Firewalls: SonicWall NSv Provides Robust Security for Public, Private or Hybrid Cloud Environments — Ken Dang
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