New Alert Logic Product Blocks WordPress Exploits, Announced at AWS re:Invent

Prepackaged Rule Groups Provide Immediate Vulnerability Coverage for Highly Exploitable Content Management System

LONDON, UK – November 30, 2017 – Alert Logic, Inc. a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for cloud environments, yesterday announced, at AWS re:Invent 2017 in Las Vegas, the availability of Alert Logic Managed Rule Groups for AWS WAF – Virtual Patches for WordPress.  The new offering is designed to help customers that use AWS WAF to protect their environments from the Add Newmost recent exploitable WordPress vulnerabilities.

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Cybersecurity Needs: Should Orgs Build or Buy a SOC?

As cyberattacks become more frequent and devastating, many organizations are quickly devising plans to protect against inevitable threats that could jeopardize their business.  However, with that comes the common dilemma of building their own Security Operations Center (SOC) using their own staff, technology, and resources versus enlisting the help of a technology partner.

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Clarksons hack: Shipping giant fears hackers may leak confidential data

UK shipping giant Clarksons has confirmed that it was hit by hackers, who appear to have been successful in stealing sensitive and confidential corporate data. The firm said that it suspects that the hackers may soon leak the stolen data, likely in retaliation to the company refusing to meet the cybercriminals’ ransom demand.

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Clarksons hit by cyber security breach; Zero Emissions Ferry project gets $717k in grant money

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Foss to build Damen ship assist and escort tugs for U.S. market
November 29, 2017 — Foss Maritime and Damen Shipyards have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the Foss Rainier, OR, shipyard build the first four of a series of at least 10 Damen ASD 2813 tugs, with delivery planned for 2019. The tug design has been modified to meet the unique demands of the U.S. tug assist and escort market and, while Foss will construct the tugs to supplement and enhance its fleet, tugs of this build series will be available for purchase by other U.S. tug operators.

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NSA breach spills over 100GB of top secret data

Earlier this week it was reported that NSA suffered a breach that revealed top secret data. A virtual disk image belonging to the NSA — essentially the contents of a hard drive — was left exposed on a public Amazon Web Services storage server. The server contained more than 100 gigabytes of data from an Army intelligence project codenamed “Red Disk”.

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