Category: Featured


Combatting the Growing Threat of Ransomware

April 13, 2017

Via: itCurated

Given the current cybersecurity environment and the increasing sophistication of ransomware, getting to threats before they can have a business impact is more important than ever. If you find yourself questioning whether to pay a ransom, you’ve already lost the […]

Cyber warfare, Featured

AI in cyber-security – or is it its mature counterpart, AGI?

March 24, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Many cyber-security professionals are waiting for the next stage of Artificial Intelligence-based algorithms. Ready to fight with what we may call automated malicious attacks, AI is yet in its testing phase, showing up in demos and uncoordinated software. It’s like […]

Featured, Network security

Would you trust network security compartmentalization?

March 15, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Compartmentalization in cyber security is exactly what the term lets us assume it would be. In order to reduce risks, experts employ a smart firewall and divide users into categories. Nevertheless, at this year’s RSA conference multiple vendors discussed a […]

Featured, Privacy protection

I spy with my digital eye… smartphone-induced risks

March 8, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

The idea that smartphone cameras may represent cybersecurity risks is not new. Smartphone-induced risks have plagued researchers from the beginning of this trendy devices’ rise. In time, specialists analyzed various scenarios. More recently, an official incident determined a new wave […]

Featured, Network security

KasperskyOS – how securing systems became a powerful OS

March 1, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Recently, Kaspersky officially launched their own Operating System, targeted at control systems, network devices and IoT-related operations. The product is the result of 14-years of hard work and, of course, puts cybersecurity in the spotlight. We should see amazing features […]

Featured, Privacy protection

Is online anonymity just a myth?

February 22, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Browsing anonymity may seem appealing for various reasons. Regardless of whether they have something worth hiding/protecting or not, those who know better appreciate the value of online privacy protection. But is VPN-supported anonymity all it is rumored to be, or […]

Featured, Malware

RaaS for loan for whomever is after your data

February 15, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Ransomware as a service, (RaaS), lets malicious parties use predefined malware, in order to extort their victims of choice. Available online, these cyber crime – to lease – deals are making the digital environment even worse. So far, only those […]

Featured, Vulnerabilities

Beware the traps of security automation

February 1, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Cyber security automation may represent a relief for specialists. With its unmatched potential of big data processing, automation in this field is the only foreseeable counteraction once the global-scale Internet of Everything provides a new playing field for hackers everywhere. […]

Access control, Featured

Broken cyber identity – can damages be repaired?

January 25, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

What happens to the victims of data theft, once hackers get hold of their identity? We were tempted to say “digital identity”, but that would not have been complete. Once the personally identifiable information (PII) or sensitive personal information (SPI) […]

Featured, Vulnerabilities

Another day, another demo exploit – this time, Chrome is the tattletale (autofill vulnerabilities)

January 18, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Unfortunately, often in the digital environment what makes things faster and easier is riddled with cyber security risks. This time, it is about the autofill feature. Finish specialist Viljami Kuosmanen illustrated how easy it is for third parties to get […]