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Social Media Drives $3.2bn+ in Black Hat Profits

Social media platforms are a major conduit for malware and a highly effective marketplace for black hat resources, generating cybercrime worth over $3.2bn every year, according to Bromium. The security vendor’s


A Hackers Take On Blockchain Security

One of the leading factors of the blockchain—aside from the obvious decentralization—is the high level of security behind it. It’s not uncommon to hear people claim that it is “unhackable.”

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3 PR Tips to Grow Your Cybersecurity Business

Black hats, blue teams, red teams…the forces behind the cyber threats of today sound like GI Joe clashes or groups of X-wing fighter pilots in Star Wars. It’s no wonder,


Why data loss prevention is a throwback technology

Times are changing, and traditional cybersecurity tools are no longer enough to protect an organization’s assets. Black Hat 2018 may be behind us, but the trends, conversations and news coming


12% of Security Professionals Have Considered ‘Black Hat’ Activity

Numerous studies focus on aspects of cybercrime aftermath, such as a company’s lost reputation or its struggles to obtain future clients after incidents. However, Malwarebytes commissioned Osterman Research to determine the direct


Endpoint breach prevention by reducing attack surfaces

In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2018, Chris Carlson, VP of Product Management, Cloud Agent Platform at Qualys, talks about endpoint breach prevention by reducing attack surfaces. Here’s


White Hat to Black Hat: What Motivates the Switch to Cybercrime

Almost one in ten security pros in the US have considered black hat work, and experts believe many dabble in criminal activity for financial gain or employer retaliation. A new


Cyber security vulnerabilities: What’s causing them and what can be done?

Cyber vulnerabilities and attacks can occur for a variety of reasons.According to a recent study, based on the results of attendees at Black Hat USA 2018, infosec professionals cited cyber security


Three security trends to watch for at Black Hat USA 2018

Thus far in 2018, organizations and individuals worldwide have experienced a large number of high profile cyber attacks, with criminals stealing billions of dollars as well as personal information from


Why You Should Protect Your Business Network Above All Else

By Tiffany Rowe – Content Creator at Seek Visibility, Yes, your computers and servers are where your data is saved; yes, mobile and IoT devices sure are vulnerable; but your