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Five Cyber Security Best Practices to Follow

It is estimated that businesses will be shelving out an estimated $11.5 billion in expenses due to ransomware in 2019. Cyber-attacks are occurring with increasing alacrity this year, one on average every 14 seconds. The impact of cyber security...

6 Email-Specific Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities to Watch Out For

By Kayla Matthews, Freelance Writer, ProductivityBytes.com Due to the importance of email for people's personal and work lives, you probably can't imagine being without it for a day — or even a few hours. Unfortunately, hackers know how today's society...

Were Major US Businesses and ISPs Hit with An Iranian Cyber Army Attack Yesterday?

by Gary S. Miliefsky, CISSP, Publisher, Cyber Defense Magazine On Monday, June 24, 2019, the US Government announced ‘cyber attack’ sanctions against Iran for their alleged shooting down of an unmanned US Drone.  Throughout the day, yesterday, many US news...

Role of Identity and Access Management (IAM) in Cyber Security

by Bhavdip Rathod, IAM Solution Architect, Sailpoint Technologies, Inc In today’s digitally enabled world, Identity and Access Management (IAM) plays a critical role in any enterprise security plan, as it is inseparably linked to the security and productivity of companies....

How To Implement an Effective Vulnerability Management Program

By Stephen Newman, Secureauth/Core Security The September Equifax data breach that put more than 140 million people at risk of identity theft and financial fraud could have been prevented. A patch for the vulnerability that attackers exploited was available two...

May Patch Tuesday

Be Aware of Skype for Android Vulnerability and Windows Error Reporting Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability by Chris Goettl, Director of Product Management, Security, Ivanti Looks like a busy, but pretty typical lineup this month. Microsoft has released a total of...

Report: Thousands of Pharmaceutical Records Leaked in Possible HIPAA Violation

vpnMentor‘s research team has discovered a leak in a database regarding the prescription medication Vascepa. The research team, led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar found several sets of unsecured and unencrypted data regarding Vascepa. Vascepa, a prescription supplement that helps lower triglycerides....

The Riviera Beach City pays $600,000 in ransom

The Riviera Beach City, Florida, agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to decrypt its data after a ransomware-based attack hit its computer system. The Riviera Beach City Council voted unanimously to pay $600,000 in ransom to decrypt its records after...

Modular Plurox backdoor can spread over local network

Kaspersky experts recently discovered a backdoor dubbed Plurox that can spread itself over a local network and can allow installing additional malware.  Kaspersky experts discovered the Plurox backdoor in February, it can spread itself over a local network and could...

The Pros and Cons of Open Source Managed File Transfer Software

Nowadays with how much sensitive data is needing to be shuffled around between businesses, it’s coming to the time for many companies to implement a managed file transfer (MFT) solution. Regardless if there are new compliance requirements that have...

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