Category: Network security

Network security, Security

2021: Our cybersecurity predictions for the new year

January 14, 2021

Via: Panda Security

However you look at it, 2020 has been one of the strangest years ever. Many of us were able to work from home for the first time, online shopping became the norm, and for long periods of time, video calling […]

Network security, Security

Does Trump’s Second Impeachment Have Cybersecurity Impact?

January 14, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

President Donald J. Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives on Wednesday on a charge of inciting an insurrection one week after a riot at the U.S. Capitol led to the death of five people. Many experts don’t believe […]

Network security, Security

A Trump Ban Is Easy. Fixing Facebook and Twitter Will Be Hard

January 8, 2021

Via: Wired

For months—years, really—people have asked what it would take for Facebook and Twitter to ban the policy-violator-in-chief from their platforms. Hate speech, doxing, and dangerous disinformation on Covid evidently weren’t enough. Oh, they put (easy-to-ignore) warning labels on some tweets […]

Network security, Security

BrandPost: The Four 2021 Networking Trends Every CIO Needs to Know

January 6, 2021

Via: CIO

We enter 2021 in a very different place from where we were at the start of 2020. The role of networking and more broadly, the IT function, has more often become the hero – and sometimes the scorn – of […]

Network security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Hackers Exploiting Recently Disclosed Zyxel Vulnerability

January 5, 2021

Via: Security Week

The attacks, currently small in numbers, target CVE-2020-29583, a vulnerability affecting several Zyxel firewalls and WLAN controllers that was publicly disclosed at the end of December. Firmware updates that remove the bug are already available for some of the affected […]

Network security, Security

5 questions CISOs should ask prospective corporate lawyers

January 4, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Every CISO needs access to skilled legal counsel, a trusted advisor who can address the challenge of protecting enterprise and customer data as well as complying with an ever-growing maze of international industry and government mandates. Finding an attorney who […]

Network security, Security

DDoS Attacks Spiked, Became More Complex in 2020

December 30, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

The large-scale shift to remote work and the increased reliance on online services as the result of the global pandemic this year gave threat actors new opportunities to use distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to harass and extort organizations. Providers of […]

Network security, Security

U.S. cybersecurity: Preparing for the challenges of 2021

December 24, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

In 2020, cybersecurity became a business problem for every industry, as well as the U.S. government. According to a new report by the Aspen Cybersecurity Group, there are several opportunities for the new presidential administration to increase cybersecurity efforts and […]

Network security, Security

It’s time to accept that disinformation is a cyber security issue

December 23, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The internet, as life-changing as it can be for digitising businesses, connecting communities and informing individuals, doesn’t come with a user guide to help us navigate it. And as people become more aware of the dark side of the web, […]

Network security, Security

6 board of directors security concerns every CISO should be prepared to address

December 22, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Data breaches, ransomware attacks and concerns over risks tied to the global pandemic have heightened interest in cybersecurity among corporate boards of directors. Security leaders say BoDs have become more engaged in security matters, have a keener understanding of cyber […]