Common Cyber Security Risks to Watch Out For
Data and information are power. From private companies and enterprises to government agencies, schools, health care organizations and non-profit foundations, every type of business or institution regards its data as its greatest treasure. That treasure can contain personally identifiable information (PII) such as names, addresses, birth dates, social security numbers, and medical records, as well as intellectual property—including patents, trademarks, financial information, and more.
Insider Threats in Cybersecurity: The Enemy Comes From Within
People, process, and technology are the pillars of cybersecurity. And while people are every organization’s best asset, they are also its biggest weakness. Security technology continuously evolves to counter emerging security threats and new techniques, but there is one threat that can’t be thwarted by merely employing new tools and processes. The biggest security threats of today are not the result of malicious attackers, advanced persistent threats, or malware. They come from within.
What is Security Orchestration? Where Can it Help, its Benefits and What is SOAR
When looking at any security team, one thing you might notice is that there is a tool for everything. And we do mean everything: ticketing, threat intelligence, security investigations, malware analysis, detection, incident response, advanced persistent threats, security monitoring… the list goes on.
Subfinder: A Practical Subdomain Exploration Tool
In one of our previous posts about information gathering, we covered the basics on how to get the right intel information about any organization, and that of course includes DNS intelligence.
Zero Trust Model: What’s a Zero Trust Network in Cyber Security?
We often highlight an important philosophy, a particular mindset that should be taken when dealing with security. Organizations shouldn’t sit around wondering whether or not they’ll fall victim to a cyber attack or data breach. Instead, it’s important to actually anticipate one. Don’t ponder the “if” but ask yourself “when.”
Security Automation: Definition, Benefits, Best Practices and Tools
Even if some people believe that robots and automation will replace the entire workforce and machines will do everything for us, the truth is that automation helps us to be more productive and work more efficiently. It relieves us from the most tedious and monotonous tasks in our daily work and lives.
Gophish: An Open-Source Phishing Framework
If you or any friend, family member, or acquaintance has ever used an email account, chances are that at some point, they’ve received a phishing email. And while during the early stages of the internet, such deception usually looked so fake and misaligned that you could spot it right away as an attempt to mislead you, this isn’t so true anymore.
Top 100+ Best Security Companies in 2020
With organizations connecting their critical business operations and sensitive data to information technology systems, they rely on a number of networks, software, protocols and services. This makes detecting intrusion and threats increasingly challenging. And particularly when it’s necessary to determine the essential who, where, how and why before a threat results in an actual cyber attack, disrupting operations and compromising sensitive data.
Covert Channel Discovery: Understanding Network Extrusions
Based on a true series of events: “…I was ready to begin this long-awaited vacation at that awesome paradisical location I’ve been dreaming of for years. Oh no! The moment I stepped out of the room it hit me: I’d completely forgotten to send that incredibly urgent and important email before leaving home. This needs to be fixed right now! But how? Look at me, I’m at this oceanic hotel villa under a palm tree in the middle of nowhere. Internet pricing here is absurd, there’s no way I’ll pay for this… what can I do?”
Cyber Espionage: Cloak-and-Dagger in Cyberspace
Spies and the world of espionage have been around since the beginning of time. Information has always been power; even our predecessors knew it.