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IT Compliance

Compliance is Not Synonymous With Security

While the upcoming GDPR compliance deadline will mark an unprecedented milestone in security, it should also serve as a crucial reminder that compliance does not equal security. Along with the

Software

Common IT Tools are the Hacker’s Favorites

Malware, along with targeted attacks that can move laterally and evade traditional detection methods, are a huge and growing concern. Popular hacker tools like Mimikatz are being combined with stolen NSA

IT Compliance

Why the cyber threat landscape could grow under GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is only 3 short months away, with the incoming regulation seeing businesses across Europe and beyond bolster their cyber security in an effort to

Cloud

Microsoft & Google unable to detect new zero-day ransomware

The ShurL0ckr ransomware was able to avoid detection by a majority of anti-virus engines and cloud applications.As organisations have adopted cloud services to increase their productivity and agility, so to

Software

What can businesses learn from the cyber threat landscape of 2017?

Over the course of 2017, global cyber threats continued to evolve at pace, resulting in a dramatic reshaping of the cyber security landscape. Traditional threats such as generic Trojans, ransomware

Hardware/Network

Coprocessor Attacks: the Hidden Threat

Botnets, DDoS and ransomware attacks, vulnerabilities in Internet of Things devices and Open Source Software, and the generally poor state of information security, dominate the discussion of cybersecurity. These same

Software

IoT malware targeting zero-day vulnerabilities

Once it became evident that IoT devices can be relatively easily enslaved in botnets and that even their limited power can be used for a variety of nefarious purposes, it

Software

Zero in on your zero-day vulnerabilities

A zero-day attack comes, by definition, out of the blue. You cannot predict its nature or assess how much damage it might cause, but you can take some basic steps

Cloud

Five mental shifts we must make to achieve security beyond perimeters

Data centers aren’t exactly going extinct, but given the massive shift to public clouds, you need to make some significant adjustments if your mindset doesn’t already include or understand the

Software

Script-based attacks and overall malware on the rise

Research revealed massive increases in scripting attacks and overall malware attempts against midsize companies throughout Q3 2017. In fact, WatchGuard Technologies found that scripting threats accounted for 68 percent of