New Ransomware Attack Cripples Companies and Agencies Across the World

New Ransomware Attack Cripples Companies and Agencies Across the World

POSTED BY ON Mon, Jul 3, 2017

It seems impossible that just a few weeks after the WannaCry Ransomware debacle in May there could be another serious compromise leveraging the same exploit. That’s right.

15 Important Facts About the WannaCry Ransomware Virus [Infographic]

POSTED BY ON Tue, Jun 6, 2017

The WannaCry outbreak is the largest ransomware attack on record so far with the majority of devices infected within a single day. With all the different news stories out there, we thought we’d put together this infographic to highlight the main points. Enjoy!

Facebook and Google are Swindled for more than $100 Million—Here's the Lesson

Facebook and Google are Swindled for more than $100 Million—Here’s the Lesson

POSTED BY ON Fri, May 12, 2017

Basically, this was an elaborate Phishing attack. While some companies are taking steps for preventing such attacks, here’s what they’re doing wrong.

7 Must-Knows About Security Spending in 2017

7 Must-Knows About Security Spending in 2017 [SlideShare]

POSTED BY ON Fri, Mar 31, 2017

Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software and services is expected to reach $90 billion in 2018, up from $73.7 billion in 2016, according to research by IDC. Check out the slides..

Recent Wordpress Vulnerability Hacks Millions of Pages Here's the Lesson

Recent WordPress Vulnerability Hacks 1.5 Million Pages—Here’s the Lesson

POSTED BY ON Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Vulnerabilities within third-party software might be your greatest risk, because you can’t control or influence the code. And once the the fix is out, the cat’s out of the bag. It becomes a “known vulnerability”. Known to the manufacturer/developer, known to its customers and most significantly, known to attackers.

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FTC sues D-Link for Gross Lack of Security—Are You Protected?

POSTED BY ON Tue, Feb 7, 2017

The lawsuit comes after major distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in October last year affected a number of prominent websites and services, driven by […]

[WEBINAR] Exposing the Risks with Transport Layer Security

[WEBINAR] Exposing the Risks with Transport Layer Security Feb. 1, 2 PM ET

POSTED BY ON Thu, Jan 26, 2017

Many organizations and email providers endeavor to reduce risks by sending emails over Transport Layer Security (TLS) believing that TLS protects sensitive and confidential data. […]

Video: How to Recover a System From a Locky Ransomeware Attack

Video: How to Recover a System From a Locky Ransomeware Attack

POSTED BY ON Fri, Jan 13, 2017

It is not a question of “if”, but “when” you’ll suffer an attack. Will you be ready and able to deal with it? Here are some steps you can take.

Why Hackers "Farm" and How to Avoid Being Extorted

Why Hackers “Farm” and How to Avoid Being Extorted

POSTED BY ON Fri, Oct 28, 2016

Hacking 101 is much like Sales 101. If you close a deal with a “customer” and have “success”, you’d go back and do more business together, wouldn’t you? You’d “farm” the account because now there is a relationship. And hackers do the same thing

2016 Presidential Cybersecurity Showdown

2016 Presidential Cybersecurity Showdown

POSTED BY ON Tue, Oct 4, 2016

In the first presidential debate last Monday evening, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went toe-to-toe over cybersecurity, among other things. So, who came out on top, and do either of them really grasp the severity of the situation?

First and foremost, being a military veteran and having been exposed to classified information most of my military career, it is unfathomable that someone would transmit classified email on a non-government server.

Email is Still the Number 1 Threat Vector

Email is Still the Number 1 Threat Vector—Just Don’t Click!

POSTED BY ON Mon, Sep 26, 2016

People, not technology will always be the weakest link in an organization.

Email is considered the number one threat vector, but consider this, if no one clicks the email then nothing happens.

This is where people come into play with how an organization addresses security…

12 cloud security threats

12 Cloud Security Threats Infographic—The Dirty Dozen

POSTED BY ON Fri, Sep 16, 2016

Whether you’re a small business or large enterprise, the most immediate concern of keeping your data in the cloud is security—and rightfully so. Cloud deployments are a jackpot for hackers, so naturally, they’re bigger targets. Believe it or not, the cloud service provider doesn’t pose the greatest security risk. The greatest risk is posed by it’s customers’ users.