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Sarenet se refuerza en ciberseguridad con Nozomi Networks

Sarenet ha firmado un acuerdo de colaboración con Nozomi Networks, compañía especializada en soluciones de seguridad para redes OT e IoT, para incorporar en el portfolio de soluciones de la empresa una capa adicional de seguridad gestionada dirigida a los entornos ICS (Industrial Control Systems) y SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition).

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Biopharma 4.0 Must Guard against Cyberattacks

“It is reasonable to assume that for almost any biomanufacturing system, there would be a number of vulnerabilities that have publicly available exploits, as such would be determined as hackable by an attacker with a low level of skill.”

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AP Explains: Not all cyber threats equally worrisome

“That might be evidence of a more targeted effort. It may be that one of those is going to get through, and all you need is one,” said (Nozomi Networks Advisor) Suzanne Spaulding, former under secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security.

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Iran’s Military Response May Be ‘Concluded’ but Cyberwarfare Threat Grows

Iranian hackers may use their access to destroy databases, or they may choose to try to gain access to the electricity grid that powers Silicon Valley “as a way of saying, ‘You may want to retaliate, but there will be consequences,’” said (Nozomi Networks Advisor) Suzanne Spaulding, a former under secretary for cybersecurity and critical infrastructure at the Department of Homeland Security. “‘We’re sitting here with a gun to your head.’”

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​Allarme di Mattarella: l’Italia si svegli e aiuti le start up

Oggi il presidente della Repubblica ha visitato due start up di segno italiano come la Kong fondata da Augusto Marietti e Marco Palladino. Il business della Kong (alla ricerca di un fatturato da un miliardo di dollari) si concentra, in sostanza, su un software che permette di proteggere e mettere in sicurezza le API (Application Programming Interface), tecnologia che consente a un server di comunicare con un altro server. La seconda è la Nozomi Networks, il cui co-fondatore e Ceo è Andrea Carcano, con Moreno Carullo, esperto in Intelligenza Artificiale. La soluzione di cybersecurity messa a punto da Nozomi sta riscontrando un crescente interesse internazionale.

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Energy companies at constant risk of cyberattack

The drone attacks on the Aramco facilities in Saudi Arabia on Sept. 14 are well documented, but Marcus Josefsson, director for Middle East, Africa and Russia at Nozomi Networks, said cyber criminals were always lurking in the background.

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Teen TalkTalk hacker accused of cryptocurrency fraud in US

Nozomi Networks CEO Edgard Capdevielle commented: “If the charges against Elliott Gunton are upheld, he could face a lengthy prison sentence, which is clearly intended to make him realise his crimes were not worth it. Law enforcement are clamping down on cyber crime and the risk of getting caught is greater than ever.

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UK Teen TalkTalk Hacker Indicted in US

“While there can be no denying hacking tools are increasing in sophistication, the tools law enforcement use to track cyber-criminals are also improving,” he argued. “We are likely to continue to see more and more perpetrators charged for cybercrimes, making hackers think twice before launching attacks, as traces will always be left.”

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LookBack in Anger: 17 US Utilities Firms Targeted by RAT

Andrea Carcano, co-founder of Nozomi Networks, argued that cyber-criminals will often look to exploit human weaknesses to reach targeted systems. “Therefore, utility providers need to take the time to teach staff to recognize phishing emails and not to click on links or open attachments from unknown sources,” he said.

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Personal Data Of Entire 16.6 Million Population Of Ecuador Leaked Online

Edgard Capdevielle, CEO of Nozomi Networks, said “this arrest shows how seriously authorities are taking the security of people’s personal information. While it is not clear how Novaestrat came to be in possession of the data, the Ecuadorian authorities have acted quickly and are demonstrating an urgency to find out.”

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Two billion critical infrastructure devices at risk of hacking

Urgent/11 vulnerabilities affects several devices we can find in our daily lives, especially in healthcare. In fact VxWorks is an operating system commonly used in real-time devices like MRI machines and patient monitors. Attacking these kinds of devices can lead to critical impacts like changing the behaviour of those devices and providing wrong information to doctors/patients.

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