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Hackers Bearing Down on U.S. Hospitals Have More Attacks Planned

A Russia-based ransomware group responsible for a new wave of attacks against U.S. hospitals is laying the groundwork to cripple at least ten more, according to the cybersecurity firm Prevailion Inc.

Overview: What is an advanced persistent threat (APT)?

“It’s important for businesses to understand that APTs use a wide range of malware, from custom-built toolkits to commodity malware. When people use the term ‘APT malware,’ they’re often referring to the custom, advanced malware — Stuxnet is a good example,” says Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevailion,

Prevailion Named a 2020 Gartner “Cool Vendor” in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence Field

Prevailion, a global leader in cyber adversary intelligence, today announced that it has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the latest Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence report.

We’re proud to announce Prevailion is featured in Gartner’s* 2020 “Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence“

Prevailion, a global leader in cyber adversary intelligence, today announced that it has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the latest Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence report.

Yahoo Finance: Microsoft is asking ‘for some serious scrutiny’ as it confirms talks to buy TikTok’s U.S. operations :Cybersecurity Expert

Karim Hijazi, Prevailion CEO, alongside Yahoo Finance’s Dan Howley, join The First Trade with Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi to discuss the possibility of Microsoft buying TikTok’s operations in the United States. Both Hijazi and Howley also weigh in on what this means for the social media industry overall and potential buyers beyond Microsoft.

VC Investment in Cybersecurity Dips & Shifts with COVID-19

VC Investment in Cybersecurity Dips & Shifts with COVID-19
While the pandemic has infected funding for cybersecurity startups, it also has emboldened some startups with innovative tools that secure the wave of at-home work.

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