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Executive Perspectives

It’s Official: Skyhigh Joins McAfee, the Device-to-Cloud Cybersecurity Company

I’m pleased to announce McAfee has completed our acquisition of Skyhigh Networks, now part of the McAfee Cloud Security Business Unit, led by former Skyhigh CEO Rajiv Gupta.

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How the IoT supports the world’s largest industries

This blog post was written by Nick Viney. The Internet of Things (IoT) has already helped to connect our world in so many ways, bringing huge improvements and convenience to our lives, homes and health. But we’re often guilty of taking it for granted and failing to celebrate the many ...

Enterprise Executive Perspectives

“Culture of Security” Pulls Cybersecurity Together

It’s nearly 2018. And from the discussions I have weekly, it’s clear that business leaders understand far more about the risk of cyber threats today than they did even a few years ago.

Enterprise Consumer McAfee Labs Executive Perspectives

NoMoreRansom – One year on!

One year on. It is fair to say that the No More Ransom project not only exceeded our expectations, but simply blew these initial expectations out of the water. A collaboration between six partners (McAfee, EC3, Dutch Police, Kaspersky Lab, AWS and Barracuda) has now grown to include more than ...

Enterprise Executive Perspectives

Why Human-Machine Teaming Will Lead to Better Security Outcomes

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have never been more prominent in the public forum. CBS’s 60 Minutes recently featured a segment promising myriad benefits to humanity in fields ranging from medicine to manufacturing. World chess champion Garry Kasparov recently debuted a book on his historic chess game with IBM’s Deep ...

Enterprise McAfee Labs Executive Perspectives

Is WannaCry Really Ransomware?

Ransomware follows a relatively simple model: data is encrypted, the victim pays, data is decrypted. At least that is what those who create ransomware want you to believe. This was also our assumption when we began our analysis of WannaCry—that those behind the campaign would decrypt victims’ data once they ...

Enterprise McAfee Labs Executive Perspectives

WannaCry: The Old Worms and the New

The morning of Friday, May 12 multiple sources in Spain began reporting an outbreak of the ransomware now identified as WannaCry. Upon learning of these incidents, McAfee immediately began working to analyze samples of the ransomware and develop mitigation guidance and detection updates for its customers. By Friday afternoon, McAfee’s ...

McAfee Labs Executive Perspectives

An Analysis of the WannaCry Ransomware Outbreak

Charles McFarland was a coauthor of this blog. Over the course of Friday, May 12 we received multiple reports of organizations across multiple verticals being victim to a ransomware attack. By Friday afternoon, McAfee’s Global Threat Intelligence system was updated to identify all known WannaCry samples and the company had ...

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WannaCry : les vers d’hier font peau neuve

Le vendredi 12 mai en matinée, de nombreuses sources en Espagne ont été les premières à signaler l’apparition d’une vague d’attaques informatiques menées à l’aide du ransomware désormais identifié sous le nom de WannaCry. Dès que McAfee a été informé de ces incidents, notre équipe s’est immédiatement attelée à analyser des ...

Cloud Security Executive Perspectives

CIOs: You need to have the cloud talk with your staff

CIOs, it is time to have a frank and open discussion with your staff. This conversation may be difficult or awkward, as it involves topics such as consent, privacy, and appropriate protection. Yes, you need to speak with your staff about the organization’s cloud strategy, and any deployment or security ...

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