Monthly Archives: April 2018

  • Russian Hackers Targeting Cisco Smart Install Protocol Systems

    Posted on April 18, 2018 by in News, Security

    Cisco Systems has identified more than 168,000 systems that are potentially exposed via its Cisco Smart Install Client, which the U.S. government said is being targeted by Russian state-sponsored hackers. In an alert issued April 16, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team said Russian hackers are attacking networking devices, network management protocols and the Cisco […]

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  • Three Approaches to Spear Phishing

    Posted on April 17, 2018 by in News

    There are multiple ways spear phishing attacks can be foiled.  While it is best to stop the phishing emails from reaching your colleagues in the first place, stopping the attack at any point will “break the attack chain”.  Good security technology, good security practice, and good security training are all helpful stopping spear phishing.   […]

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  • Campus Cybersecurity 101

    Posted on April 13, 2018 by in News, Security

    The proliferation of personal mobile devices and homegrown hackers on today’s campuses—not to mention the open, collaborative nature of college environments in general—make cybersecurity particularly challenging in higher education. It’s no wonder cybercriminals consider colleges and universities easy targets. Once a breach in a university’s network occurs, the entire campus can be vulnerable. That’s why […]

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  • US Firms Still Unprepared for Looming Data Privacy Rules

    Posted on April 6, 2018 by in News

    U.S. financial services firms trying to manage regulations and guidance on data protection and cyber security from multiple jurisdictions, are about to face one of their biggest challenges yet when strict new European Union rules governing the use of personal information take effect.A mobile phone simulating a call to German Chancellor Angela Merkel next to […]

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