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2021 Threat Predictions Report

New year, new threats! Hear from McAfee experts as they share our 2021 threat predictions and some of the challenges enterprises and consumers could face in the new year.

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Cloud Security

Finally, True Unified Multi-Vector Data Protection in a Cloud World

This week, we announced the latest release of MVISION Unified Cloud Edge, which included a number of great data protection enhancements. With working patterns and data workflows dramatically changed in 2020, this release couldn’t be more timely. According to a report by Gartner earlier in 2020, 88% of organizations have ...

Endpoint Security Executive Perspectives

McAfee MVISION for Endpoint is FedRAMP Moderate As Federal Cloud Usage Continues to Rise

Last month, I discussed the FedRAMP program’s basics and why it’s such a big deal for the federal government. In short, the program protects the data of U.S. citizens in the cloud and promotes the adoption of secure cloud services across the government with a standardized approach. But within the FedRAMP program, ...

Executive Perspectives

The Hidden Costs of Cybercrime on Government

Organizations across the country – from the private sector to the federal government –  have become more digital, especially following the shift to remote work this year. It’s no surprise that cybercriminals around the world have taken notice. According to a new report by McAfee and the Center for Strategic and International ...

Consumer

Best Smart Home Devices for a Connected New Year

 Like many of you, I spent a lot of time at home this year, but it came with an unexpected upside: an excuse to upgrade all my home tech! With so many great new products on the market, from 5G devices to smart TVs, cameras, and more, there’s a lot ...

Executive Perspectives

Finding the Success Among the Pandemonium that is 2020

Even the best psychics, science fiction and horror writers could not have predicted or written 2020.   It’s been quite the year. I am thankful that it’s almost over.  The COVID-19 Coronavirus started a global lockdown that sent millions of people to work from home, or wherever they could shelter in place. Personally, working at home didn’t seem like a ...

McAfee Labs

Additional Analysis into the SUNBURST Backdoor

Executive Summary There has been considerable focus on the recent disclosures associated with SolarWinds, and while existing analysis on the broader campaign has resulted in detection against specific IoCs associated with the Sunburst trojan, the focus within the Advanced Threat Research (ATR) team has been to determine the possibility of ...

Cloud Security

3 Reasons Why Connected Apps are Critical to Enterprise Security

Every day, new apps are developed to solve problems and create efficiency in individuals’ lives.  Employees are continually experimenting with new apps to enhance productivity and simplify complex matters. When in a pinch, using DropBox to share large files or an online PDF editor for quick modifications are commonalities among employees. However, these apps, although useful, may not be sanctioned ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Adrozek Malware is Wreaking Havoc on Web Browsers: How to Stay Protected

Adrozek Malware is Wreaking Havoc on Web Browsers: How to Stay Protected Every few weeks, there seems to be breaking news about large-scale data breaches that affect millions – but what about the lesser-known threats that lurk quietly in the shadows? Oftentimes, these are the scams that could wreak havoc ...

McAfee Labs

SUNBURST Malware and SolarWinds Supply Chain Compromise

Part I of II Situation In a blog post released 13 Dec 2020, FireEye disclosed that threat actors compromised SolarWinds’s Orion IT monitoring and management software with a trojanized version of SoalrWinds.Orion.Core.BusinessLayer.dll. The trojanized file delivers the SUNBURST malware through a backdoor as part of a digitally-signed Windows Installer Patch. Use ...

Security Operations

How OCA Empowers Your XDR Journey

eXtended Detection & Response (XDR) has become an industry buzzword promising to take detection and response to new heights and improving security operations effectiveness. Not only are customers and vendors behind this but industry groups like Open Cybersecurity Alliance (OCA) share this same goal and there are some open projects ...

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