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McAfee Labs Threats Predictions Preview Cyber Threats for 2017 And Beyond
The report reflects the informed opinions of 31 Intel Security thought leaders. It examines current trends in cybercrime and makes predictions about what the future may hold for organizations working to take advantage of new technologies to both advance their businesses and provide better security protection.
New McAfee Survey Reveals Only 42 Percent of Consumers Take Proper Security Measures to Protect Their New Gadgets
Today’s digital world is changing fast, and our reliance on the internet is ever increasing. The recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack was carried out by a botnet made up of unsecured webcams and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and crippled many popular websites connected to the Dyn domain. It’s important that consumers understand they can help fight these attacks by ensuring their devices are updated and patched, which helps mitigate risks from the latest threats.
Intel Security Innovation Alliance Partner Ecosystem Delivers Integrated Security to Defend Against New, Sophisticated Cyberattack...
McAfee DXL provides a standardized integration and communications fabric for products regardless of underlying proprietary architecture. This open security architecture enables customers to integrate their solutions and gain visibility across their IT environment, analyzing data more efficiently and yielding more available and actionable intelligence.
Intel Security Outlines Strategy for Protecting New Digital Economy
“Cybercriminals are forcing cybersecurity companies to redraft the rules of engagement for defending the civilized world; to effectively counteract them, we have to abandon old security playbooks to become more unpredictable and collaborative and make cyber defense a priority,” said Chris Young, senior vice president and general manager of Intel Security Group. “Our strategic charter is simple, yet disruptive: integrate, automate and orchestrate the threat defense lifecycle to drive better security outcomes – ultimately reducing more risk, faster and with fewer resources.”
McAfee Labs Report ‘Follows the Money’ to Assess Criminal Operations Behind Hospital Ransomware
Following a rash of targeted ransomware attacks upon hospitals in early 2016, Intel Security investigated the attacks, the ransomware networks behind them, and the payment structures enabling cybercriminals to monetize their malicious activity. The researchers identified nearly $100,000 in payments from hospital ransomware victims to specific bitcoin accounts. While healthcare is still clearly a small proportion of the overall ransomware ‘business,’ McAfee Labs expects a growing number of new industry sectors to be targeted by the extensive networks launching such attacks.
Inventive Thinking Behind Amazing Experiences Wins Honors
It’s all a part of a journey to reposition and revitalize the Intel brand. Our story is simple: “Intel Inside, Amazing Experiences Outside.”
IDF 2016: Big News, New Products You May Have Missed
For developers, makers and media at IDF, it was a busy week. Here’s a roundup of many of the activities and some of the thousands of media reports from the event:
Intel Releases 2016 Diversity in Technology Mid-year Report
Intel’s diversity and inclusion goals are backed by a $300 million Diversity in Technology Initiative that includes increasing the company’s spending with diverse suppliers, investing and transforming the education pipeline, and combating online harassment.
Intel Appoints New CIO
After nearly five successful years as Intel’s CIO, Stevenson will transition to a new executive role at Intel. Stevenson will serve as chief operating officer for the Client and Internet of Things Businesses and Systems Architecture (CISA) Group reporting to Dr. Venkata “Murthy” Renduchintala. She will remain on Intel’s management committee.