Tag: cyber security


Why Your Business Needs A VPN

April 20, 2022

Via: Nakisani Jacobs

Today’s businesses, regardless of size, are vulnerable to hacking and data theft, which can result in significant financial loss. A virtual private network (VPN) uses advanced technology to protect your business data and keep you safe from online threats. A […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

Sugar Ransomware, a new RaaS in the threat landscape

February 2, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

The cyber threat team at retail giant Walmart has analyzed a new ransomware family dubbed Sugar, which is offered through a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) model. Unlike other ransomware operations, Sugar ransomware appears to primarily focus on individual computers instead of entire […]

Application security, Cloud security, Security

How to Secure a Changing Application Environment Across Platforms

April 1, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

Organizations are shifting application environments, migrating workloads between on-premise, private and public clouds and operating a hybrid application ecosystem spread across multiple environments. According to Radware’s 2021 State of Web Application and API Protection Report, 47% of organizations who operate […]

Cloud security, Security

Here’s How One Airline Upgraded Its Security in the Cloud

March 31, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

Founded over 70 years ago, this airline is now one of the largest in South America. Business started with domestic flights but has since expanded to an array of international destinations with service to cities across the United States, Canada […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

US teases retaliation over state-backed cyber attacks

March 8, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

The US may conduct offensive cyber attacks against targets in Russia within weeks in retaliation for the widespread SolarWinds Orion attacks, even as the government’s cyber security teams deal with additional fall-out from last week’s disclosure of four dangerous vulnerabilities […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Network security, Security

Biden will act on cyber security to fix SolarWinds mess

February 19, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

President Biden looks set to sign off an executive action to address gaps in the US’s national cyber security posture that were left painfully exposed by the December 2020 SolarWinds incident. The cyber attack first came to light via cyber […]

Application security, Cloud security, Security

Public Cloud Down Again? Predictions for 2021.

December 10, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

I thought we had heard the end of availability issues last year (see my blog from last year). After all, reliability and having enough processing horsepower to keep applications available across failures is one of the big benefits of migrating […]

Network security, Security

There’s no going back to pre-pandemic security approaches

December 9, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The majority of cyber security professionals say their approach to security will never return to how it was before the Covid-19 pandemic, as they emphasise securing remote workers and cloud deployments as ongoing challenges heading into 2021, according to a […]

Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Top Security Tips for Online Shopping

November 25, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

With the year’s biggest shopping season upon us, consumers are getting ready to take advantage of enticing discounts and offers from a range of e-commerce websites and applications. Naturally, this is also the peak time of year for fraudsters and […]

Network security, Security

5 Cyber Lessons Learned From the U.S. Election

November 24, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

Last week, I took a deep dive on U.S. election-related topics, including the government’s response to potential cyber threats, the issue of malspam during the election, and whether or not nation-state attacks had a meaningful impact on the election. Here […]