You take time with your staff to regularly review what they should do in a fire (where are the exits? Don’t use the elevator. Where is the muster point? Is the fire department called automatically, or will someone have to call when they are safely out of the building? Who is responsible for doing a…

The massive rise in popularity of social platforms has led to a huge upswing in social media scams — putting a growing pool of users at risk. Facebook had 2.23 billion monthly active users as of the second quarter of 2018, while photo-sharing site Instagram hit 1 billion monthly active users by June 2018, according…

There were seven times more distributed denial (DDoS) attacks larger than 300 Gbps (gigabit per second) observed during the first six months of 2018 compared to the first half of 2017, NETSCOUT Arbor reveals. According to the security company’s latest threat intelligence report, the number of large DDoS attacks jumped from 7 to 47 year-over-year…

When one thinks about eavesdropping, a mental image of a shadowy stranger, hiding behind a corner and listening in on others’ conversations may come to mind. With the rise of VoIP calling, however, enterprises became aware of digital eavesdropping that impacted their corporate business calls. Now, though, much of the concern surrounding eavesdropping has been…

Hype surrounding any subject can be either positive, or negative; and at this point in the tech sphere nothing exemplifies this idea more than blockchain. On a positive note, the hype surrounding the decentralized technology is for the most part positive and exciting, being as the tech is considered revolutionary and applicable to virtually all…

The pervasiveness of the insider threat is something every company worries about. And according to the conclusions reached by Dtex Systems based on threat assessments from several global organizations, 100 percent of companies have blind spots that enable the continued presence of the insider threat. No argument there. Every company that provides their employees with…

By now, the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is in full effect. Users see its impact each time a website asks for permission to collect cookies and in each notification email about updated privacy policies. Companies are being inundated with inquiries about personal information as users are getting smarter about protecting their data in…