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Tracking the Narco-Traffickers

by Moshe Samoha

posted at May 25, 2017

  Tracking the Narco-Traffickers The most direct effect of drug abuse is clearly its toll on the health of users: Hepatitis C, HIV, tuberculosis, and even death from overdosing.   However, there are many secondary effects of drug use, including illicit financial transactions, corruption at high governmental levels, and damage to national economies.  The proceeds from

Are you prepared for the next WannaCry?

by Amir Rubin

posted at May 16, 2017

The recent WannaCry ransomware cyber-attacks have wreaked havoc on thousands of organizations worldwide.  According to the reports, over 200,000 systems in more than 150 countries were infected in the attack. Verint is closely monitoring the situation and updating our customers to make sure they have the best protection possible. Analysis into the behavior of the

Trends in Terror. Is there any good news?

by Kenny Kleinerman

posted at May 15, 2017

Trends in Terror.  Is there any good news? It is possible to look at some of the recent statistics regarding global terrorism and reach the conclusion that the threat is diminishing.   Local and national forces have successfully weakened the operational bases of both ISIL and Boko Haram, the two leading forces behind global terrorism, and

The Three Top Reasons Why We Need a Better Approach to Threat Detection and Response

by Ben Kapon

posted at April 23, 2017

Despite the fact that in 2016, President Obama directed his Administration to implement a Cybersecurity National Action Plan, with the intention to spend over $19 billion on technologies that ostensibly block or detect threats, the number of breaches just keeps growing.  Experts point to many reasons why. The approach of spending more money on more non-integrated,