‘Encrypted cyberattacks increase by 20 percent’
Cybercriminals increasingly encrypt attack traffic. A research report from Zscaler suggests that more than 85 percent of all cyberattacks were partially or fully encrypted from October 2021 through September 2022, up 20 percent year-over-year.
Encrypted attack traffic slows detection and analy... Read more
Beyond Identity launches zero trust integrations with Zscaler
Beyond Identity introduced several new integrations with Zscaler's solutions. The MFA vendor aims to expand its ecosystem of like-minded security providers.
Beyond Identity develops multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions. The organization expanded its partnership with Zscaler with a series ... Read more
‘Zero trust high on agenda due to cloud, potential untapped’
The security world has been under the spell of zero trust for some time. Zscaler research now confirms that organizations also see the framework as an ideal tool for securing users, workloads and devices. Cloud migration contributes to this: 91 percent of the organizations have implemented or are i... Read more
Severed fibre cables in Europe cause Internet connectivity problems
Major communications cables in France and Scotland were severed in the space of a day.
A major internet cable in the South of France was severed on Thursday at 20:30 UTC, according to a report in BleepingComputer. The damage impacted subsea cable connectivity to Europe, Asia and the United State... Read more
‘Organizations violate data policies an average of 10,000 times a day’
Data loss prevention is often ineffective. Researchers from security firm Zscaler warn that organizations' data policies are violated an average of 10,000 times a day.
Most data breaches start with data loss. A single email can be disastrous for an organization. Unencrypted messages and public ... Read more
Zscaler acquires ShiftRight to expand cloud security platform
Zscaler announced the acquisition of ShiftRight. The startup's software helps organizations manage the responsibility and accountability of security teams. An important asset, Zscaler says, because many companies don't know which departments are responsible for which security measures.
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Zscaler and HashiCorp introduce DevSecOps integrations
Zscaler and HashiCorp have announced joint security integrations for DevOps environments.
Integrated security solutions for DevOps environments, also known as DevSecOps, are booming. The solutions allow companies to apply and control security from within an application development environment. ... Read more
Zscaler finds malware in Play Store apps with 300,000+ downloads
Security company Zscaler found three notorious malware variants in dozens of Google Play Store apps. The apps were downloaded more than 300,000 times in total.
Most users expect the Google Play Store to be safe. In reality, cybercriminals abuse the platform to spread malware. Researchers at Zsc... Read more
Zscaler launches Posture Control to secure cloud workloads
Zscaler announced the launch of Posture Control at its Zenith Live conference. The solution is intended to take cloud-native application security to a higher level. It helps DevOps teams prioritize and remediate risks earlier in the development process.
Posture Control is tailored to secure clou... Read more
Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange update blocks advanced threats
Zscaler is adding artificial intelligence and machine learning to Zero Trust Exchange. The new features should prevent advanced cyber threats from entering an organization.
Zscaler shared the news at its Zenith Live conference. According to the organization, the new features are very accurate d... Read more