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7 tips to secure against IoT cyberthreats

July 21, 2017

Via: CSO Online

For years, experts have warned about the danger of Internet of Thing devices, often built by companies on the cheap with little or no interest in building security into their products. Many of these insecure devices have found their ways into businesses, interacting and […]


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What to Consider When Choosing a Security Vendor

July 18, 2017

Via: TrendMicro Blog

Picking a security vendor for your managed service business should be about business model alignment, not product cost. If you’re a seasoned managed service provider (MSP), you are already very familiar with the benefits of the pay-as-you-go business model. In […]


Network security

Cisco Plans to Buy Observable Networks for Cloud Security

July 14, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Cisco today confirmed plans to acquire Observable Networks, a St. Louis-based software firm focused on cloud-native network forensics security tools, the company announced in a blog post. This is part of Cisco’s broader plan to transition to software-centric products. Observable […]


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BrandPost: Machine Learning Is Transforming Data Security

July 13, 2017

Via: CIO

Organizations have spent considerable amounts of time, effort, and money to implement the proper security systems and protocols – but most IT professionals still worry about data security. Part of the challenge is being able to accurately and quickly monitor how […]


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Top security tools of 2017

July 11, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Threats are constantly evolving and, just like everything else, tend to follow certain trends. Whenever a new type of threat is especially successful or profitable, many others of the same type will inevitably follow. The best defenses need to mirror […]


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Workplace social media security: 5 questions answered

July 3, 2017

Via: We Live Security

Since it’s Social Media Day today, there is likely to be an increased focus on the impact of social media and the way it is used by businesses across the world. Social media use has skyrocketed for businesses all over the […]


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The role of web filtering in a modern security architecture

June 30, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

In its most basic and simplest form, filtering access to content on the web can be achieved by rather blunt instruments such as DNS black-holes. And, in the early 2000s, this was more than enough. Over time, though, the web […]


Network security, Vulnerabilities

Cisco Warns of Serious Flaws in IOS Software

June 30, 2017

Via: Security Week

Cisco has warned users that devices running the company’s IOS or IOS XE software are affected by several high severity vulnerabilities that can be exploited for remote code execution and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. There are a total of nine flaws […]


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The path to protecting health data: 10 steps to get started

June 29, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

The information in your medical records can be more valuable than your credit card numbers to a cybercriminal. Experts estimate healthcare data is 50 times more valuable to hackers than stolen credit card information. With access to names, home addresses, […]


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How Hotel Cybersecurity Keeps Guests and Data Secure

June 29, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Hotels need cybersecurity: Although they don’t have the volume of transactions that big box retail stores do, their transactions are generally larger, and their guests have more at stake than just their groceries. But the personal information hotels store is […]