Category Archives: News

  • What’s Your Cloud Security Persona?

    Posted on December 2, 2016 by in News

    The Cloud Security team at Barracuda have been spending a lot of time this year with customers and partners, helping with their transitions to their cloud service provider of choice. We’ve been doing a series of roadshows, service provider events and more to help our customers migrate to a safe cloud. An along the way, […]

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  • Microsoft and Adobe Patches for Nov 2016

    Posted on November 18, 2016 by in News

    It remains unclear whether Republicans and Democrats can patch things up after a bruising and divisive election, but thanks to a special Election Day Patch Tuesday hundreds of millions of Adobe and Microsoft users have some more immediate patching to do. As the eyes of the world stayed glued to screens following the U.S. presidential election […]

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  • Verizon Bulletin: Data Ransomware: User and File Space Error

    Posted on November 3, 2016 by in News

    Scenario #15 of the Data Breach Digest, “Data ransomware—the Catch 22”, details how employees’ access to their files was held for ransom at one small company. This is a scenario that can have such a huge impact, we’ve classified it as one of the “most lethal”. Just this week, CSB gained a new customer; a […]

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  • Cyber Attacks, Data Security, and Employee Productivity

    Posted on October 28, 2016 by in News

    Make a bigger, broader, and harder case to senior management that cyber security is not an IT issue but an enterprise-wide issue. Create a culture of security built on strong policies and compliance. Prioritize the firm’s cyber security because you can’t protect everything. Monkey see, monkey do!

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  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)

    Posted on October 21, 2016 by in News

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), but as we all know, cyber security is a year-round effort and requires a systematic approach to protect organizational assets in today’s digital environment.  The spotlight that NCSAM puts on cyber security is an absolute necessity. Created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National […]

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  • Cybersecurity Recruiters Struggle to Keep up with Demand

    Posted on October 21, 2016 by in News

    Want a career with zero chances of going jobless? Try the booming field of cybersecurity. Companies can’t hire fast enough. In the United States, companies report 209,000 cybersecurity jobs that are in need of filling. It’ll only get worse. By 2019, according to the Cybersecurity Jobs Report, the workforce shortfall may reach 1.5 million. Globally, […]

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  • Watson’s the name, Data’s the game

    Posted on October 14, 2016 by in News

    There’s a data expert making a name for himself in the corporate world today, and he’s attracting a lot of attention. He’s a lightning-fast learner, he speaks eight languages and he’s considered an expert in multiple fields. He’s got an exemplary work ethic, is a speed reader and finds insights no one else can. On […]

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  • What Happens When You Reply to Spam

    Posted on October 7, 2016 by in News

    Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, weeks-long exchange with a spammer who offered to […]

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  • Doubled-Edged Sword of Encryption

    Posted on September 29, 2016 by in News

    When it comes to protecting payment transactions and other sensitive data, encryption makes a lot of sense. If a hacker is able to intercept the data in transit, only jumbled, unintelligible characters are visible instead of the credit card data, social security numbers or other sensitive information hackers seek. So, what’s the problem?  

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  • Don’t Ignore the Yahoo Hack

    Posted on September 23, 2016 by in News

    The latest Yahoo hack is a doozy you shouldn’t ignore. The company said on Thursday at least 500 million user accounts were affected by a massive data breach. The hack happened in 2014, when “state-sponsored actor” stole account information, including names, emails, passwords, telephone numbers and answers to some security questions. What to do if […]

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