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Deception technology grows and evolves

Aug. 29, 2016

, CSO Online

According to a report released in August by research firm Technavio, the deception technology market is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 9 percent, and is predicted to reach $1.33 billion by 2020.

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Hackers Will Get Into Your Organization – But Then What?

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.

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TopSpin Security Demonstrates Efficiency of Proactive Deception, Presents Findings at DEF CON

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.

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The Art of Intelligent Deception in Cyber Security

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.

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First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Deploys TopSpin Security to Meet Growing Cybersecurity Needs

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).

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An advanced ‘Offensive Deception’ Platform using Decoys and Mini-Traps to Smoke Out Malicious Cyber Attackers

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.

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Employees And Managers Need To Be Educated And Be Aware Of The Dangers And Consequences Of An Attack

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.

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Deception Technology Enhances Honeypots for Cyber Defense

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

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TopSpin Security Strengthens Management Team With New Sales and Marketing VPs

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.

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Companies Look Beyond Firewalls In Cyber Battle With Hackers

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.

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Israeli TopSpin whirls up a $7M Series A for honeypot cyber security solutions

Jan.  4, 2016

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.

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TopSpin Security Obtains $7M Series A Funding from Israel’s Leading Cyber Security Investors

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.

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TopSpin Security Announces Deception-Based Network Security Solution

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.

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Businesses Brace for Cyber Attacks

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.”

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Hygiene, Honeypots, Espionage: 3 Approaches To Defying Hackers

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.

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Topspin Security, Ltd. – DECOYnet: Specializing in Cyber-Security

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

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