Jun 26

Social Engineering Attacks and Mitigations Part III: Dumpster Diving

Considering various types of Social Engineering attacks, realize that all of them can be dangerous and have detrimental effects on the entire organization. Many people believe they know the different kinds of Social Engineering and how to avoid them, but they really only know a few different methods, mostly on the cyber side. While many of these attacks are cyber, there are also plenty that are physical. This week, we will look into the dirty job of dumpster diving and how to prevent it.

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Jun 22

Social Engineering Attacks and Mitigations Part II: Shoulder Surfing

Shoulder surfing is something that most people do every day in one way or another. Most of the time, this simple practice is done without the intention of stealing information. This practice can be used for malicious purposes however, so it is important to prevent unwanted parties from viewing confidential information or trade secrets displayed on your screen.

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May 31

Social Engineering Attacks and Mitigations Part I

Social Engineering is a security term that may be thrown around in corporate offices numerous times a week, month, or quarter, but does everyone at your company know what it really means?

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Dec 22

Digmine Virus Spreads Via Facebook Messenger

A new cryptocurrency mining virus has risen, this time the virus is spreading through Facebook’s messenger app and is targeting Google Chrome desktop users.

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Dec 13

Top Five Cyber-Security Predictions for 2018

This year has shown us some of the biggest cyber threats in history, with millions of consumers and businesses having been hit by the WannaCry attack, and the Uber and Equifax breaches--to name a few.

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Nov 01

Data Breaches During First Half of 2017 Exceed all of 2016

During the first half of 2017, 918 data breaches resulted in 1.9 billion data records being compromised globally.

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Oct 12

Bridging the Cyber Security Culture Clash

Why Derbycon is So Good for the Security Community

I had a chance to go to DerbyCon for the first time this year. I was amazed at how great it was and a lot of fun of course, but there was more to it than that. I’ve been to many regional conferences, as well as Def Con, Black Hat, RSA and even Gartner security conferences, but DerbyCon was altogether different and felt like there was a higher benefit that I couldn’t put my finger on.

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Oct 03

The Certainty of Uncertainty...Why Cyber Security Resiliency Matters

Today's hyper-crisis world demands a better way to ensure security success. Any size organization needs to be an adaptive security enterprise. They must sense and rapidly respond to critical incidents, threats, and opportunities well before they happen.  

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