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NSA Warns of Russian Attacks on Email Servers

NSA Warns of Russian Attacks on Email Servers

The NSA has recently put out warnings of a vulnerability that is being taken advantage of by the Russian hacking group, called Sandworm. The Sandworm hacking group has been suspected of being a part of a multitude of attacks over the last decade, including the attacks...

China Warned Over Covid-19 Related Cyberattacks

The US has been in official communications with China over the series of attacks they have attempted on research centers that are looking into the Covid-19. China is attempting to achieve a solution to the virus before anyone else as a way of securing power and money...

Insider Threat

"I trust everyone, it is the devil inside that I do not trust," is a great line from the movie The Italian Job. Every single person has the potential to do harm if the right circumstances occur. Yes this includes employees. This presents a great deal of trouble to...

Top Reasons to Hire a Cyber Security Consultant

No matter what type of business you run these days an online presence is a must, and with that obligation comes the need for cyber security to protect your company and customers. Online hackers are at an all-time high and so is the need for your business to hire a...

CIO vs CSO: Allies or Enemies

Whenever a breach occurs it reveals weaknesses in how an organization approached security. Compromises are a great way to reveal the hidden sins organizations are committing. In the case of the Target breach, it is a gift that keeps on giving. While the initial breach...

Defending Against the APT

Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)   Introduction APT, formerly known as the Advanced Persistent Threat, is the buzz word that everyone is using. Companies are concerned about it, the government is being compromised by it and consultants are using it in every...

Companies are Really Using Intrusion Prevention Systems

With cloud sharing gaining great popularity the need for the use of an intrusion prevention system is increasing. Many companies especially those involved in e-commerce are working hard to ensure their customers' privacy. Because technology is changing so much, so...

Tips for Small Businesses from a Cyber Security Expert

The Internet offers small businesses a competitive advantage in a tough market thanks to the exposure they receive online. However, while they can compete with larger businesses online in terms of marketing and visibility, their IT budgets and security efforts simply...

Security Expert Advice: Choosing Strong Passwords

So far, 2011 has been a big year for cyber-attacks. American businesses and the United States government were the targets of hackers who stole credit card information, took down websites, and deleted military files. These attacks sent companies and government agencies...

Travel Tips from a Security Expert

Most businesses recognize the critical need to implement security measures in the office. Now that people can connect to wireless networks through their mobile devices, new technologies are breaking down office walls. And according to any security expert, this raises...