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Black Hat 2019: The Craziest, Most Terrifying Things We Saw

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Ever get jealous about your friend who inexplicably has thousands more followers on Instagram? Don't be, because they probably bought them. But where do those phony followers come from, and who are they, really? That's the question GoSecure researchers Masarah Paquet-Clouston and Olivier Bilodeau tried to answer in their Black Hat talk. They uncovered an enormous ecosystem of resellsers and middlemen built on a backbone of bogus IP addresses and IoT devices infected with malware. Those bogus likes can't be worth all that.

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San Diego Cybersecurity Company Acquired by GoSecure

Massachusetts-based cybersecurity company GoSecure recently acquired EdgeWave, a San Diego company that specializes in filtering out fishy emails. The deal closed on August 1, for an undisclosed amount.

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TPx Embraces CounterTack for Managed Endpoint Security Services

TPx Communications, a managed service provider (MSP) that offers unified communications, managed IT and network connectivity services, has announced plans to integrate the CounterTack Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) into its Managed Endpoints offering later this year.

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CounterTack Buys GoSecure to Take On CrowdStrike, Carbon Black

CounterTack, the predictive endpoint-security provider, is buying GoSecure, providing partners with a full cybersecurity arsenal to complete against CrowdStrike, Carbon Black and others.

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CounterTack is a Top 10 Endpoint Security Solution, according to 2018 Black Book Market Research User Survey

CounterTack was named in the 2018 Black Book Market Research User Survey's  "Top 10 Endpoint Security Solutions"

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Are there too many cybersecurity companies?

The most potent global threat in 2018 may not be armed conflict or civil unrest, but cybersecurity. While cybersecurity awareness has increased with high profile breaches in recent years, the core problem remains of how industries can protect themselves and their customers when so much of our interaction has gone digital.

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CounterTack makes it to the CRN 20 Coolest Endpoint Security Vendors

As part of CRN's annual Security 100 list, here's a look at 20 companies making their mark in the endpoint security arena.

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License to hack: State-sponsored hackers are upping the ante

 

At this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, the threat of large-scale, state-sponsored cyberattacks was top of mind among the government and business leaders in attendance.

  • Publication cites CounterTack's AI-driven behavior-monitoring to create cyber immune systems within critical infrastructures.

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Raw sockets backdoor gives attackers complete control of some Linux servers

"Chaos" gives attackers, and follow-on attackers, full control over infected boxes.
In a blog post published Wednesday, Montreal-based GoSecure claimed that a piece of malware dubbed "Chaos" is infecting poorly secured systems by guessing weak passwords protecting secure shell application administrators use to remotely control Unix-based computers. The secure shell, or SSH, accounts being compromised run as root, and this is how the backdoor is able to get such access as well. 

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Industry Era Names CounterTack to List of 10 Best Security Providers for 2017

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Industry Era Names CounterTack to List of 10 Best Security Solution Providers for 2017

  • Publication cites Digital DNA and comprehensive behavior-based memory analysis as competitive differentiators

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How to protect yourself after the Equifax breach

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How to protect yourself after the Equifax breach: Assume you're affected.

  • An estimated 143 million consumers could be affected by the Equifax data breach.
  • Next steps include monitoring accounts and weighing credit freezes.

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CounterTack Nabs $20M, Predicts More Demand After Trump Cyber Order

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Cybersecurity firm CounterTack announced today it has expanded its coffers with a new $20 million funding round from investors. It could be good timing for the Waltham, MA-based company.

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Waltham cybersecurity firm CounterTack tacks on $20M from strategic investors

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CounterTack Inc., a Waltham-based cybersecurity firm that has already raised more than $70 million from Goldman Sachs and others, announced Tuesday it has tacked on another $20 million in a Series D round of funding.

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4 of the biggest IT project stressors and how to fix them

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Here's how to deal with four situations most likely to create sleepless nights and frazzled nerves for project leaders, with CounterTack CTO Michael A. Davis 

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Security Sessions: Why CSOs should care about machine learning

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In the latest episode of Security Sessions, CSO Editor-in-Chief Joan Goodchild speaks with CounterTack CTO on why machine learning is so important to CSOs and CISOs.

 

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The secure company

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More than two decades after serving as a tank platoon leader, CEO Neal Creighton is waging a different war: upholding cybersecurity. 

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Can AI and ML slay the healthcare ransomware dragon?

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CTO Mike Davis weighs in on how AI and machine learning will fight healthcare ransomware.

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CounterTack announces context-aware Data Loss Prevention

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HelpNetSecurity reported that CounterTack announced the availability of its data loss prevention (DLP) technology.

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CounterTack Adds Data Loss Prevention Capabilities to Threat Platform

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eWeek reports on CounterTack's DLP launch and expansion of the ETP platform. 

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Prioritizing Threats: Why Most Companies Get It Wrong

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CTO Mike Davis shared his insights on prioritizing threats in a contributed article on Dark Reading.

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2017 Security 100: 20 Coolest Endpoint Security Vendors

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CounterTack was featured on CRN's Coolest Endpoint Security Vendors list. 

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Review: CounterTack Digital DNA (DDNA)

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CounterTack's DDNA product recieved 5 stars from SC Media. 

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Securing Endpoint Devices from Healthcare Ransomware Threats

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HealthITSecurity references a CounterTack survey that underlined the importance of endpoint security for healthcare organizations.

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Three notable channel-focused items from RSA

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CounterTack and Trustwave Deliver New Managed Detection & Response for Endpoints Service

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Here's what Mass. cybersecurity companies are up to at the RSA Conference

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The BBJ compiled RSA highlights for local vendors and included CounterTack's Endpoint Threat Platform and its new ThreatScan PRO.

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Hot products at RSA 2017

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Network World featured CounterTack's new Endpoint Threat Platform in its RSA hot product roundup.

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6 Cool Security Products at RSA

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ChannelPro Network reports that CounterTack and Trustwave unveiled new MSSP offerings. 

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CounterTack CEO Predicts Consolidation, Move To Platform Play In Exploding Endpoint Security Market

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In this Q&A, CEO Neal Creighton shares his insights on the endpoint security market.

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Internet of Things Security a Serious Problem But Help Is on the Way

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CounterTack's CTO Mike Davis shares insights on IoT security challenges.

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IoT Security: DDoS Drama And The Lucrative Partner Opportunity

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CounterTack's CTO Mike Davis talks to Channel Partners Online about IoT security flaws.

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Endpoint security in 2017

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Jon Oltsik shares his predictions for endpoint security in 2017 including the rise of EDR.

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Data breaches through wearables put target squarely on IoT in 2017

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CounterTack's CTO Mike Davis shares his insights on the future of IoT.

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Ransomware took in $1 billion in 2016--improved defenses may not be enough to stem the tide

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CounterTack's VP of Sales & Marketing Tom Bain shares his insights on the future of ransomware.

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Vendor Predictions 2017 Part 3: Security

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CounterTack's VP of Sales & Marketing Tom Bain weighs in on security predictions for the channel in 2017. 

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