Security

October 30, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Threat Roundup for October 23 to October 30

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between October 23 and October 30. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our customers are […]

October 30, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Cisco Talos Advisory on Adversaries Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector

Background Cisco Talos has become aware that an adversary is leveraging Trickbot banking trojan and Ryuk ransomware to target U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers at an increasing rate. Security journalists reported on October 28, 2020 that the adversary was preparing to encrypt systems at “potentially hundreds” of medical centers and hospitals, based on a tip from a […]

October 30, 2020

SECURITY

Streamlining Security with Cisco SecureX

In addition to making our technology easier to use through Cisco SecureX, we have updated our portfolio with a new, simplified naming architecture.

October 29, 2020

SECURITY

How to Firewall: Small Business Edition

Small business customers have asked for simplicity in firewall procurement and management. Cisco Secure Firewall Small Business Edition is tailor-made to meet these needs.

October 29, 2020

SECURITY

Get SASE Your Way with a Platform Approach to Security

With Cisco, you can progress along your journey to SASE while taking advantage of comprehensive security capabilities that extend beyond SASE use cases.

October 29, 2020

SECURITY

Maintain Cloud Security Posture with Cisco Secure Cloud Analytics

At our Partner Summit 2020 event we announced new features being brought into Cisco Secure Cloud Analytics that enable stronger cloud security posture management for our customers.

October 29, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

DoNot’s Firestarter abuses Google Firebase Cloud Messaging to spread

The newly discovered Firestarter malware uses Google Firebase Cloud Messaging to notify its authors of the final payload location. Even if the command and control (C2) is taken down, the DoNot team can still redirect the malware to another C2 using Google infrastructure. The approach in the final payload upload denotes a highly personalized targeting […]

October 28, 2020

SECURITY

What’s next for Cisco SecureX?

This week, we’re sharing details on some of the Cisco SecureX innovations that will further reduce complexity and increase protection for our customers.

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