At this point it’s clear that our lives are becoming increasingly digital. We use the internet and apps for everything from books to banking, entertainment to education, healthcare to hailing a cab, and shopping to socializing. Along with the rise of voice-assisted technologies and the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), this trend continues to accelerate at breakneck speed right before our very eyes. And that’s why Avast is proud to sponsor the Enigma Interviews, an event organized by The Parallax, happening this week in San Francisco.
Use a smartphone? Then surely you’re using a security product to protect it… to protect YOU, right? In case you’re looking, here’s one that aced the exam across the board.
Most of today’s malware goes through automated modification, upgrade, and re-deployment so frequently and quickly that machine learning is a vital security solution component. Machine learning allows a system to learn from data and observation automatically. The most effective machine learning occurs when the learnings are gained via big data: the more information we feed our machines, the more accurately they identify trends and create models. This is true not only in security, but in every area that uses machine learning.
You may have read about our cool crypto challenge at Def Con here on our blog two weeks ago and may be wondering who won the prize (HackRF One).
Small and medium-sized businesses have just as great a need as large enterprise to keep their data safe and secure. But costly, complex assessment and monitoring solutions are often all that’s available. Starting today, Avast is offering Managed Service Providers (MSPs) a simplified way to perform real-time security assessments and consolidate the data into easy-to-read reports that prescribe solutions for issues. From these reports, MSPs can quickly recommend solutions, take actionable steps to remediate issues, and demonstrate how they are keeping businesses safe and secure – all from the Managed Workplace remote monitoring and management platform (RMM).
Ahoy again, pirates of DEF CON 25!
In the words of its creators, The Ides of DEF CON is a wearable hardware badge, featuring featuring blinky lights, sound, a sub-1Ghz radio, games, and more. Based on the NXP/Freescale KW01.
The No More Ransom Project, which we joined in April as an associate partner, is celebrating its one year anniversary today. The initiative was launched by the Dutch National Police, Europol, McAfee and Kaspersky Lab and today there have more than 100 …
Avast pirates of DefCon! All hands hoay! Listen to the sirens from ye badge to get closer to the booty!
I am happy to announce that we have acquired Piriform. Piriform is one of the largest providers of PC and mobile optimization software in the world, founded and based in London, UK. Their flagship product is the popular CCleaner, used by 130 million pe…