One of the best reports in the industry, the Verizon DBIR is jam packed with insights on network security and data breaches.
See the top three attacks that cause data breaches. Also check out the one thing used by 80% of successful hackers, and find out what attackers want most.Continue reading
Healthcare systems in the U.S. continue to face powerful ransomware attacks. Some are still reeling from the WannaCry attack that began in May.
This outbreak has left some IT pros wondering: Why is ransomware targeting hospitals? Is infection a HIPAA breach? Find out in this post.Continue reading
A perfect storm is raining down on healthcare cybersecurity. The industry is vast and complex, has tremendous amounts of patient data, and is not equipped to protect it. The result is a bonanza for cybercrime. From the WannaCry ransomware attacks in the U.K., to the ongoing healthcare data breaches across the U.S.
Read on to learn about the major healthcare cybersecurity threats facing the industry and how you can address themContinue reading
A new and dangerous strain of ransomware known as WannaCry exploded onto the web last week, seizing an estimated 300,000 computer systems in just a few days.
Read on to find out how you can protect yourself and your clients from this infectious malware.Continue reading
Application whitelisting can be a great way to enhance network security and lock-out malware. But what are the drawbacks of application whitelisting? Is it the right choice for every environment?
Find the answers to these questions and more in this post. You’ll also see lists of free and paid application white listing tools, and resources you can use to learn more about this toolContinue reading
The weeks around Christmas are always demanding for retailers. When caught up in the madness of the season, they may get lax on network security.
Doing so however can land a business in the midst of a breach scandal, resulting in fines and bad reputations. See what could be threatening your retail clients and how you can help.Continue reading
As more merchants begin to accept EMV chip cards, some may be feeling a false sense of security. Are the chip cards enough to protect them from PCI DSS fines?
No, they’re not. While they’re more secure than magnetic stripe cards, EMV cards are not a silver bullet to your client’s data security needs. See why in this post.Continue reading
Passwords are often the only barrier between your data and malicious actors. But many users continue to use weak passwords like “123456”, putting their data and companies at risk.
See how attackers will try to steal your password, and see how to stop them, in this post on strong password security.Continue reading
Malware is no strange foe to network security. But a few new tactics are raising eyebrows, such as “blastware” that destroys the systems that flag it as a threat.
See examples of new types of malware threats and what you can do about them. You’ll get a list of tips to help keep your clients safe.Continue reading
DNS attacks can shake the foundation of your network and even disrupt huge chunks of the internet. Just last month, a single day of attacks blocked access to sites like Netflix and Twitter for thousands of people.
How can DNS attacks harm your network? Find out in this post, and see three common types of DNS attacks and how to prevent them.Continue reading