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Industry Insights

The Cyber Wall That Still Matters

To talk about walls and perimeters in security isn’t just a decade out of date, it’s over two decades past its prime! The first time I heard “the perimeter is

Industry Insights

Using Offender Profiling Techniques in Security Operations

Let’s start this article off with a question. What does Agent Smith from the Matrix, the Joker from Batman and Darth Vader from Star Wars all have in common? It’s

Cloud

Beware the man in the cloud: How to protect against a new breed of cyberattack

One malicious tactic that has become quite prevalent in recent years is known as a ‘man in the cloud’ (MitC) attack. This attack aims to access victims’ accounts without the

BYOD/Big Data Hardware/Network

Security in an IoT World: Your Big Data Problem is Getting Bigger

It’s that time of year for prediction articles and the number has become almost overwhelming. This year, one of the trending topics I’ve noticed is the growth in Internet of

Software

Encryption is key to protecting information as it travels outside the network

A new Vera report reveals stark numbers behind the mounting toll of data breaches triggered by cybercrime and accidents. One of the most recognized and mandated security controls, installed encryption tools protect

Identity Theft

Top Five Data Breaches of 2018 in the Healthcare Sector

Over the last year, several data breaches and massive cyber attacks rocked the healthcare sector. The sector witnessed some of the its biggest breaches in 2018. Threat actors and hacker

Software

The Latest Threats to ATM Security

Attacks against automated teller machines (ATMs) are nothing new, for obvious reasons. They are a perfect target for both conventional thieves and hackers, standing at the intersection of physical theft

Hardware/Network

The attack surface is growing faster than it has at any other point in the history of technology

Avast launched its annual Threat Landscape Report, detailing the biggest security trends facing consumers in 2019 as collected by the Avast Threat Labs team. Some of the key security trends that

Industry Insights

The average PC gamer has experienced almost 5 cyberattacks due to poor security habits

McAfee has released results from its survey, Game Over: The Future of Gaming Security, finding that while gamers profess to exhibit good cybersecurity habits there’s still work to do. The

Identity Theft

Don’t Get Caught in a SMiShing Scam

The word ‘SMiShing’ may sound like gibberish — we think it’s a weird one — but some of the world’s largest enterprises are losing millions of dollars to these scams every year.