Announcing the Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report

Starting Monday, August 19th, Heuristic Security will start publishing a weekly local internet attack “weather” report, highlighting attack and attacker trends as we see them from our local firewalls. While not meant to be indicative of sophisticated attack or malware trends, the view from the firewall does highlight both the pervasiveness of attacks, as well … Continue reading Announcing the Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report

Biometric Database Exposed

Another day, another publicly accessible Elasticsearch database discovered, again by the research team from vpnmentor. This latest discovery included the fingerprints, facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information of over 1 million people. The data was part of the BioStar 2 biometric security platform from Suprema, one of the world’s top 50 … Continue reading Biometric Database Exposed

Symantec 2019 Cloud Security Threat Report

Available at: https://www.symantec.com/security-center/cloud-security-threat-report Key report takeaways: The gap between the perception of how much cloud services are being used in corporations and the reality is significant, with the reality being 300% greater than the perception 84% of respondents noted the need for additional staff to manage and secure their cloud environments Only 1 in 10 … Continue reading Symantec 2019 Cloud Security Threat Report