Category Archives: Security

Out-of-Band Malware Detection with Mellanox BlueField

Mellanox BlueField provides the best out-of-band malware detection for today’s data center

In an era where cyber threats are around every corner and with increasing attacks on data centers, security has become an essential element to include in every machine guarding users’ data. However, many security offerings are defenseless in the presence of malware. Furthermore software based security consumes compute and memory resources that should be allocated […]

Foreshadowing the Future of Security Meltdowns and the Spectre of a Breach

Foreshadow CPU vulnerability threatens host-based security model

Here we go again… Only 8 months after the Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities were disclosed, researchers have published Foreshadow, another related attack vector that exploits “Speculative Execution”. This one goes after the “SGX” (Software Guard Extensions) secure enclave feature built into newer Intel processors since the Skylake series. This is very serious, as it […]

Rethinking Data Center Security – From an M&M to a Jawbreaker Model

With the explosion of mobile devices and applications, more and more of our personal data and online interaction is captured, stored, and analyzed. As a result, security and privacy are becoming major issues, at a government, corporate and personal level.At the same time there is a rapid and fundamental transformation occurring with applications and data […]

Mellanox Federal Driving Real-Time Cyber Security Solutions in the Government Space

The theme for GEOINT 2017 is Advancing Capabilities to Meet Emerging Threats. Nowhere is this theme more applicable than with Mellanox Federal and we’ll be showcasing an impressive array of cyber security solutions. Hosted and produced by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), a non-profit, non-lobbying educational organization, the annual GEOINT Symposium is the […]

Fighting Distributed Attacks (DDoS) with Distributed Defense

Part 1: The DDoS Threat and Changing Landscape of Protection Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been around for quite a while and their profile was raised again last month when Dyn Inc., one of the largest DNS provider sites, was hit with a very large scale (tens of millions of zombie agents) attack […]