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Network security, Security

What is a supply chain attack? Why you should be wary of third-party providers

October 29, 2020

Via: CSO Online

A supply chain attack, also called a value-chain or third-party attack, occurs when someone infiltrates your system through an outside partner or provider with access to your systems and data. This has dramatically changes the attack surface of the typical […]


Network security, Security

Back to Basics: Pandemic Cybersecurity Trends and Solutions

October 28, 2020

Via: Security Week

Thanks to the quick transition to remote work due to the current global pandemic – coupled with cybercriminals’ penchant for taking advantage of fear, uncertainty, and doubt – security researchers have seen a surge in cybersecurity issues. Cybercriminals have been […]


Network security, Security

The 5 principles of zero-trust security

October 23, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Perimeter security is no longer the best option for enterprise IT departments. A far more flexible architecture is needed that focuses on users, devices and services. The concept of zero trust was developed to take on current and future IT […]


Network security, Security

Old School Security Tips that are More Relevant Than Ever

October 22, 2020

Via: Security Week

Cybersecurity hygiene has never been as crucial as it is today. We are working remotely, putting in more hours and dealing with new situations we haven’t experienced. For many, this change is not only stressful, but also distracting. These changes […]


Network security, Security

Protecting remote workers an opportunity to do security better

October 22, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Guaranteeing appropriate access to enterprise systems for remote workers has been the biggest cyber security challenge faced by IT teams during the pandemic, but it’s a good opportunity to improve business resilience by committing to a far higher standard of […]


Network security, Security

Avoiding the snags and snares in data breach reporting: What CISOs need to know

October 20, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Failing to report sensitive data breaches to US regulatory and law enforcement agencies just got more dangerous and confusing for CISOs and their organizations. If that failure is seen as a coverup, such as paying ransoms for retrieving sensitive data, […]


Network security, Security

Google Targeted in Record-Breaking 2.5 Tbps DDoS Attack in 2017

October 19, 2020

Via: Security Week

When measuring DDoS attacks, Google looks at three main metrics: bits per second (bps) for attacks targeting network links, requests per second (rps) for attacks targeting application servers, and packets per second (pps) for attacks targeting DNS servers and network […]


Network security, Security

Study: Half of battleground states facing cybersecurity challenges ahead of election

October 15, 2020

Via: The Hill

Around half of states typically considered battleground states are facing cybersecurity challenges that put them at increased risk of a cybersecurity breach, a study released Thursday found. IT security group SecurityScorecard evaluated and ranked all U.S. states and territories on […]


Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

IoT Cybersecurity: 5 Major Vulnerabilities and How to Tackle Them

October 13, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

If you take a look at the global market for IoT, you can easily spot the trend. The market surpassed $100 billion in revenue, and it’s revenue for the 2025 projections tell us that it will hit $1.5 trillion. While […]


Network security, Security

Taking aim at the cybersecurity skills shortage: 5 approaches to closing the gap

October 12, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Most CISOs have understaffed security teams. And when they try to beef up their staff, it often takes months to get a qualified candidate in place. At the same time, CISOs are dealing with a dramatic escalation of threats, prompted […]