Cloud Security Predictions and Trends

 
It’s that most wonderful time of the year – the time where I like to take a look back and reflect on what the year has been as well as look forward to take a peek into next year. With the start of every new year we see many exciting new trends. But if the past is any indication, the security threat landscape will constantly change and present new challenges ahead. Looking into some of those trends and challenges is our Check Point security team. At the end of each year, they spend time imagining what the threat landscape might look like in the coming year. This gives us the opportunity to analyze the security trends we’ve followed over the past year, and it allows us to creatively ...

The Latest SQL Injection Trends

 
SQL injection attacks, in which malicious SQL statements are inserted into an entry field for execution, are one of the most common attack vectors across the globe. SQL injections exploit security vulnerabilities in an application’s software and can be used to attack any type of SQL database.   In the past year, Check Point has created several adjusted SQL injection protections for our IPS software blade. By analyzing the traffic that triggered these protections in networks monitored by Check Point’s Managed Security Service, we can see the current trends and patterns in SQL injection attack attempts.     SQL injection through ...