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Biggest Cyber Attacks 2017: How They Happened

by Calyptix, November 30, 2017

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Another year of cyber attacks is almost behind us. We’ve seen global ransomware epidemics, destructive lone-wolf hackers, and the tripling of the worst data breach ever reported.

Join us for a review of the top attacks in 2017. You’ll see how they happened so you can avoid making the same mistakes.

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Healthcare IT Security: Top Stories of 2017

by Calyptix, November 21, 2017

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Healthcare IT and HIPAA compliance had a big year in 2017. Now you can catch up on the biggest stories with this post.

See the top stories in healthcare IT security for the year. We cover ransomware attacks, record-breaking HIPAA fines, and more.

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Mobile Security Threats to Your Network: Top 7 and Tips

by Calyptix, November 15, 2017

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Did you know mobile devices can be exposed to more security threats than desktops? Makes you wonder – how many smartphones are on your network right now?

In this post, you’ll see the top network security threats of mobile devices and how to manage them to protect your network.

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Is Port Scanning Legal? Answers for IT Companies

by Calyptix, November 7, 2017

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Port scanning is almost as common as sending an email. IT companies do it every day – but so do hackers. So is port scanning legal?

Find the answer – and see how to protect your IT company from lawsuits stemming from port scans.

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Healthcare: Top 5 Web Application Attacks in 2017

by Calyptix, October 30, 2017

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Web applications are booming in healthcare – unfortunately, their security standards need a checkup and may require surgery.

See the top five types of web application attacks in healthcare during Q2 2017. You’ll get an overview of the types and how they compare to other target industries.

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Top 8 Network Attacks by Type in 2017

by Calyptix, October 23, 2017

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Every year is different in network security. Threats change, new problems emerge, and your network has to evolve.

Stay ahead of the curve. See the top eight types of network attacks recorded in Q2 2017. You’ll get a review of the data and descriptions for each type.

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Fileless Malware: How it Steals in Plain Sight

by Calyptix, October 17, 2017

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Some malware can hide in plain sight – injecting itself into RAM and active processes. This makes it almost impossible to detect with traditional antivirus.

Get an overview of “fileless malware”, how it works, and how it can takeover. You’ll also see examples of recent fileless attacks against restaurants, website visitors, and more.

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5 Security Controls that Stop 85% of Cyber Attacks

by Calyptix, October 9, 2017

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In network security, you have to prioritize. You could take hundreds of steps to improve your security, but which ones really matter?

See just five security controls you can use to stop about 85% of all cyber attacks – basically, most of the common attacks seen today. The controls come from the CIS 20 (formerly known as the SANS 20).

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