Category Archives: News

  • Not Every Phishing Attack Starts with Spam Email

    Posted on January 25, 2019 by in News, Security

    When we think of phishing, most of us imagine a conventional phishing attack that begins with a legitimate-looking email. It might appear to come from an e-commerce site with which you happen to do business. “We’ve lost your credit card number. Please follow the link to re-enter it,” the email says. But the link leads […]

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  • Privacy, Please: Latest Gadgets Want Greater Peek into Lives

    Posted on January 18, 2019 by in News, Security

    This week’s CES tech show in Las Vegas was a showcase for cameras that can livestream the living room, a bathroom mirror that captures your face to offer beauty tips and a gizmo that tracks the heartbeat of an unborn child. These features can be useful — or at least fun — but they all […]

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  • A New Year’s Resolution: Security is Broken…Let’s Fix It

    Posted on December 27, 2018 by in News, Security

    As we near the end of 2018, another wave of massive cyber-attacks has exposed personally identifiable information belonging to hundreds of millions of people and will cost the impacted businesses untold amounts of dollars in lost revenue, settlements, and fines. The data breaches at Marriott International, Dell, Dunkin Donuts, Atrium Health combined with research by IntSight, showing that online […]

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  • Patches, Patches and More Patches!

    Posted on December 14, 2018 by in News, Security

    At least three companies released software patches this week: Google for Chrome, Microsoft and Adobe. Adobe today released patches for 87 vulnerabilities affecting its Acrobat and Reader software products for both macOS and Windows operating systems, of which 39 are rated as critical and 48 important in severity. Adobe’s Patch Microsoft today, on its year-end […]

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  • Wi-Fi Security Issues – A 5-Step Guide on the Common Threats and How to Manage Them

    Posted on December 7, 2018 by in News, Security

    Today’s Wi-Fi networks are now more secure than the typical wired network in the same building. While that may seem like a bold opening statement, today this is often the case. It is true that WLANs got off to a chequered start 20 years ago, with attackers finding ways around the early security procedures and […]

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  • Half of all Phishing Sites Now Have the Padlock

    Posted on November 30, 2018 by in News, Security

    Maybe you were once advised to “look for the padlock” as a means of telling legitimate e-commerce sites from phishing or malware traps. Unfortunately, this has never been more useless advice. New research indicates that half of all phishing scams are now hosted on Web sites whose Internet address includes the padlock and begins with […]

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  • 5 Advantages (and 1 Disadvantage) of Zero Knowledge Authentication

    Posted on November 16, 2018 by in Data Center, News, Security

    As data breaches continue to make the headlines, better encryption is one of the ways to keep data safe and private in the data center. Learn about zero knowledge authentication and why you may want to make it a key component to your data center security protocol. What is zero knowledge authentication? As with most […]

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  • Edge Computing: The 2 Things Tech Leaders Should Know

    Posted on October 23, 2018 by in Cloud, News, Security

    It’s no secret that more and more computing workloads are moving to the cloud, and will continue to move to the cloud in the years ahead. In 2018, 10% of companies have shut down their traditional data centers in favor of the cloud. By 2025, that number will be 80%, according Gartner. But this centralization […]

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  • The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

    Posted on October 8, 2018 by in News, Security

      In 2015, Amazon.com Inc. began quietly evaluating a startup called Elemental Technologies, a potential acquisition to help with a major expansion of its streaming video service, known today as Amazon Prime Video. Based in Portland, Ore., Elemental made software for compressing massive video files and formatting them for different devices. Its technology had helped stream the Olympic […]

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  • The Top 5 Reasons Hackers Love Data Centers

    Posted on September 10, 2018 by in Data Center, News, Security

    Do you think your data center’s impervious to a physical attack or a cyberattack? Think again. From the human element to the increasing number of global cyberattacks, your data center is vulnerable. The worldwide cost of cybercrime is estimated to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021, which means that it’s not about if your data center […]

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