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Bitdefender Report: 175,000 Internet Of Things Connected Security Cameras Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

Some 175,000 Internet of Things (IoT) connected security cameras are vulnerable to hacks that would allow cybercriminals to enter a user's network, spy on the owner, or become part of a malicious botnet, according to a new report from security provider Bitdefender. Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities The cameras are manufactured by Shenzhen Neo Electronics, a Chinese company that provides surveillance and security solutions such as sensors, alarms, and IP cameras. Researchers found several buffer...

Gartner Enlists Four Vectors Transforming The Security Software Market

The security software market is undergoing a dramatic transformation due to four key developments, according to Gartner, Inc. The use of advanced analytics, expanded ecosystems, adoption of software as a service (SaaS) and managed services, and the prospect of punitive regulations are causing enterprises to rethink their security and risk management software requirements and investments. "The overall security market is undergoing a period of disruption due to the rapid transition to cloud-based...

Gartner Says Detection And Response Is Top Security Priority For Organizations In 2017

All security investments are measured on how they contribute to the shift in mindset Organizations are transforming their security spending strategy in 2017, moving away from prevention-only approaches to focus more on detection and response, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide spending on information security is expected to reach $90 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.6 per cent over 2016, and to top $113 billion by 2020. Spending on enhancing detection and response capabilit...