Avoiding false positives with contextual intelligence

Reportedly, nearly half of cybersecurity teams get 50% or higher false positives. It has also been reported that nearly a quarter of a security analyst’s time is wasted due to false positives. It is clear that false positives consume a lot of cybersecurity analyst’s work hours. There is a need to avoid them to prevent cybersecurity teams from being overloaded. But before getting into their prevention, let’s have a look at what causes these alerts.

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Combating email spoofing

Email spoofing is the practice of creating and sending emails with forged email headers or sender addresses. It is a tactic used to carry out various email attacks such as phishing, spam, malware, and Business Email Compromise (BEC). Most firewalls, including next-generation firewalls, are not enough to combat all email spoofing attacks because most of the firewall operates on standard protocols and policies. Hence you require something that goes beyond a next-generation firewall, i.e., a data security approach.

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‘Made in India’ Gajshield echoes data security amid pandemic: Sonit Jain

The ‘Vocal for Local’ call by India’s PM gives an impetus to our homegrown cyber security brand to accelerate the momentum across the globe, says Sonit Jain, CEO, GajShield.

With the mission to deliver best of technology to deal with “Zero-Day” threat for a “carefree network and internet experience”, GajShield since its inception in 2002, focuses on providing Security Solution to Corporates and Government agencies. Sonit Jain CEO at GajShield is leading and continuously innovating the company’s portfolio of modular integrated security solutions for UTM.

A seasoned and successful entrepreneur, Sonit Jain, CEO, GajShield Infotech talks on vocal for local, impact of pandemic and road ahead for cyber security market.

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Cyberthreats to watch out for during the COVID-19 crisis

Cyber attackers constantly keep on evolving to take advantage of changing online behaviour and trends. Given the current situation caused by Covid-19, cyber attackers are now exploiting the public fear of the pandemic for malicious activities. Not just the fear, they are also taking advantage of a remote workforce that has now become the new norm due to Covid-19.

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