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No matter what industry you’re in, the spectrum of cyber attackers who are targeting you is growing. Financially-motivated cybercriminals, nation-state-sponsored intelligence gatherers, politically-motivated hackers, and even your competitors are among those who might be testing your systems today. In Dark Reading’s virtual event, Why Cybercriminals Attack, top industry experts will offer a range of …
To go to the article, click here. A government alert that Russian hackers are targeting routers in the U.S. and U.K. is highlighting the security risks of these critical devices. Security Analysts from Bishop Fox advise companies to monitor their router configurations and discuss the need to pay more for routers designed with …
The market for cloud-computing services continues to increase but common configuration errors can leave corporate data exposed and vulnerable. Partner Vincent Liu discusses this issue in this article featured in MarketWatch – The Big Security Hole in the Cloud.
After Equifax was a victim of a massive cyberattack, many are questioning the special website set up by the company in response to the 143 million records breached. Security Analyst Christina Camilleri’s tweet questioning the suspicious site is referenced in this Threatpost article – Many Questions, Few Answers For Equifax Breach Victims.
Ransomware events increased significantly in 2016 and the trend is expected to continue in 2017 with new varieties of ransomware and more sophisticated techniques. In her second cybersecurity column in Forbes, Partner Christie Terrill highlights three things you can (and should) do to mitigate your company’s risk of a devastating ransomware attack.
Read Partner Christie Terrill’s latest column in Forbes on how CISOs can collaborate with their Boards when facing a security breach (or preparing for the eventuality of one). This is her first article as a contributor to Forbes, where she is authoring a business-focused cybersecurity series.
You work hard for your money, so when a hacker steals your information and gets into your accounts, it stings. A Valley man may have the solution so you can make an educated decision before you click. Security Associate Dan Petro discusses the effectiveness of such solutions and how consumers can protect themselves in this …
Last week during RSA, Senior Security Associate David Byrne outlined some of the common security problems with POS implementations, and said that one of the world’s largest POS vendors had used the same default credentials for more than twenty years. Read more in this CSO article: A Post-RSA Conference Recap
Senior Security Associate David Byrne, most data breaches involving payment card information can be traced back to a lack of implementation of security measures. Read more about the RSA presentation in this Help Net Security post: Successful POS Attacks Are The Result of Poor Security, Researchers Find
Senior Security Associate David Byrne said during RSA that an unidentified global vendor have been reusing the password ‘166816’. Read more about this finding in this Daily Mail article: Millions at Risk of Hacking Fraud After Its Revealed Major Credit Card Machine Company Has Used the Same Default Password Since 1990