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Trends In Cybersecurity Investments

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Wednesday May 19, 2021

5 Major Trends In Cybersecurity Investments

With the FBI reporting an over 400% increase in the level of cybercrime in 2020 and the year ending with a massive government data breach, 2020 has brought cybersecurity to the forefront of most people’s minds. However, while this year saw cybersecurity become a key operational priority for the majority of businesses, effective cybersecurity technologies...
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Cybersecurity in 2021

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Thursday April 8, 2021

Cybersecurity in 2021: betting big on identity and authentication

2020 was a year of accelerated digital transformation with Covid-10 related lockdowns pushing pre-existing trends into overdrive. We saw more quantum leaps in cloud adoption, remote work, and digital transformation in a single year than we saw in a decade.  Naturally, this shakeup has caused a near-perfect storm in the world of cybersecurity. Threat actors...
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Emotet is after your passwords!

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Sunday November 22, 2020

Emotet is back, and it’s after your passwords!

Just when we thought 2020 couldn’t get any worse, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) declared that Emotet, a strain of malware (and a cybercrime operation allegedly directed by Russian hackers) that has existed since 2014, has seen a resurgence of activity. DHS describes Emotet as “one of the most prevalent ongoing threats” that...
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Top 6 Password Attacks

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Thursday August 27, 2020

Top 6 Password Attacks and How to Prevent Them

Passwords are highly vulnerable and extremely valuable, and therefore a high-value target for attackers. There are numerous attacks on passwords. Here’s an overview of the main tactics: Social Engineering Social Engineering attacks misdirect users to malicious websites that impersonate legitimate ones and ask them for their passwords (and possibly other credentials like one-time passcode, etc.)....
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Passwordless for Supply Chain attacks

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Monday April 27, 2020

Supply Chain attacks: mitigating hidden risks with Passwordless Authentication

In today’s globalized world where efficiency and speed are paramount, no organization is an island. Inevitably, we all must place trust into vendors, third-party services, and software providers to keep the business going.  As a direct consequence of the global move towards distributed enterprise, hackers are increasingly utilizing blind spots in supply chains to target...
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Universities' Cyber Security

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Monday April 13, 2020

Universities and Cyber Security: A Lesson From Iranian Hackers

Well before the COVID-19 pandemic, the headlines were dominated once again by the notion of state-sponsored cyberwarfare. Due to the surge in tensions between Iran and the U.S., and in the wake of the strike that killed top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, the Department of Homeland Security issued a warning of a potential retaliatory cyberattack...
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State Sponsored Identity Breaches

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Wednesday November 27, 2019

State Sponsored Identity Breaches

Cybersecurity officials in Bulgaria revealed news of a massive hack that hit government databases. According to reports, records of more than five million Bulgarians were stolen by hackers from the country’s tax revenue office. In a country with a population of just seven million, the scale of the hack means that basically, every Bulgarian adult...
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