Aug. 25, 2016
Doron Kolton, Founder & CEO of TopSpin Security
There is simply no all-in-one solution when it comes to security – the growing sophistication of hackers, the combination of human error and internal threats means every network is vulnerable. While many companies are still relying on traditional security methods, such as firewalls and anti-virus solutions, companies need to make sure they are prepared for when (yes, when) a hacker makes it through perimeter defenses, or a rogue employee decides to take data for personal gain.
Jun. 22, 2016
Omer Zohar, Head of Research, Selected to Speak at DEF CON 24 in Las Vegas
TopSpin Security, Inc., a provider of offensive malware deception and detection solutions, today announced that its Head of Research, Omer Zohar, has been selected to speak at DEF CON 24, one of the oldest continuously running hacking conventions. During his talk on August 5, Zohar will discuss his research findings, which demonstrate the efficiency of proactive deception cybersecurity practices.
Jun. 3, 2016
While tools that protect a network’s perimeter are undoubtedly an important part of an organization’s security architecture, no solution – whether it’s a firewall or antivirus software – can prevent every attack. This is because it’s not an even fight.
Hackers only need to be successful once, while organizations protecting sensitive information need to successfully thwart threats on a daily basis.
Given that it is virtually a guarantee that someone will make it past the security protecting the perimeter, every organization must have a plan in place to identify external and internal intruders as quick as possible. Unfortunately, this is not what typically transpires.
Jun. 1, 2016
First Midwest is a growing organization in a highly regulated industry, and when it comes to creating a cybersecurity architecture, it faces a high level of complexity as it continues to add new lines of business and incorporate third-party applications. To meet its growing needs, First Midwest implemented TopSpin Security’s DECOYnet to obtain real-time security visibility and meet compliance requirements, such as those put forth by the Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLBA) and Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC).
Apr. 4, 2016
TopSpin Security offers a unified network-based detection platform that uses intelligent offensive deception technology in a new way. Our solution, DECOYnet, reduces the critical time between malware infection (a.k.a. cyberattack) and its detection. When we say “deception” we mean that we lure the attackers into so called ‘traps’ by setting up decoys that mirror the network and its assets (endpoints, servers, file repositories etc.). The attackers are tricked into believing they’re seeing real assets, but in fact, they enter a trap.
Mar. 31, 2016
Today, there’s a general understanding in the industry that there is no way to prevent intruders from getting into the organization. At TopSpin, we believe that a unified approach, which combines different security engines that work in parallel to identify the attackers’ activity within the organization, is the way to go.
Feb. 16, 2016
Intellectual property can be as valuable as gold for some companies. And for those firms, leading-edge cyber security can also be as valuable as a precious metal
Feb. 15, 2016
HERZLIYA, Israel – TopSpin Security, Inc., a provider of offensive malware deception and detection solutions, today announced it is strengthening its management team with the recruitment of Danny Oliveri as vice president of sales and Yoel Knoll as vice president of marketing. TopSpin has recently secured $7 million in Series A funding led by leading security investors including Shlomo Kramer, Mickey Boodaei, Rakesh Loonkar and Zohar Zisapel.
Jan. 26, 2016
With firewalls no longer seen as enough of a defense against security breaches, companies are looking at new tools to foil hackers trying to enter a computer network.
U.S. and Israeli startups are leading the way, with new approaches such as “honeytraps” that lure a hacker to fake data or “polymorphic” technology that constantly changes the structure of applications running on a computer.
TopSpin provides a two-fold B2B solution for tackling malware. The first section relates to the misdirection within the network that is aimed to confuse and bog down an attacker, showing them enticing collections of conjured data. By directing their focus to the more easily found fake data, a.k.a the honeypot, a company can keep their real cache safer. This way, the hacker is sent on a wild goose chase through a system, unsure of what is really valuable or not.
Jan. 4, 2016
HERZLIYA, Israel – TopSpin Security, Inc., a provider of advanced malware detection technology, today announced that it has secured $7 million in Series A funding from a group of accomplished private investors who stand behind Israel’s most successful cyber security companies. The funding will help the company accelerate its sales efforts in key markets.
Sep. 8, 2015
TopSpin Security, Inc., a provider of advanced malware detection technology, today announced DECOYnet, a deception-based continuous monitoring and detection solution aimed at thwarting hackers in real-time. Designed to engage attackers once they have bypassed perimeter-based security solutions, DECOYnet automatically deploys relevant decoys to engage and mislead the attacker, analyzes communication between the attacker and external command and control servers, and commands the attention of the attacker, giving IT time to understand and neutralize the threat.
Apr. 3, 2015
“In the old days, if you wanted to rob 20 banks, you had to go to each one of those banks,” said Doron Kolto, CEO of TopSpin Security. “In the Internet you just have to produce one piece of software to go to thousands of banks.”
Feb. 16, 2015
We’re still waiting for details on how the hack against the health care company Anthem occurred.
But there’s a classic approach behind many of the cyberattacks that make the news: An employee in the company gets an email with an attachment … opens it … malicious software in the message injects itself into the corporate network … and bam! The hackers are in — and can remotely control your servers, exfiltrate documents and more.
Oct. 22, 2014
TopSpin Security, Ltd. is a cyber-protection company that developed DECOYnet, which is a security product that does what firewalls, IPS’s and anti-viruses cannot do – it detects attacks in progress and defeats them. It reveals the presence of malware and attackers that have infiltrated your network and are trying to steal your information, using a new and unique approach of decoys and traps in the network, while identifying CnC-asset communication. Once DECOYnet has discovered an attacker at work, it proceeds to deceive, confuse and slow down the attack. SNNLive spoke with Doron Kolton, CEO of Topspin Security, Ltd., a private company, at The Israel Conference 2014 in Los Angeles, CA