What are the challenges of securing small and medium-sized enterprises vs. larger ones? And how can automated, continuous security testing help shrink the gap? When studying the differences between cyber security for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and larger enterprises, several components factor into how securing SMEs is different. Here’s a breakdown. Business hour…

Cyber security provider F-Secure is advising organizations using F5 Networks’ BIG-IP load balancer, which is popular amongst governments, banks, and other large corporations, to address security issues in some common configurations of the product. Adversaries can exploit these insecurely configured load balancers to penetrate networks and perform a wide variety of attacks against organizations, or…

The Future of Tech is Female

This month, in honor of Women’s History Month, we spotlight Symantec Cyber Career Connection (Symantec C3) alumna Layla Gardner. Symantec C3 partner NPower recently launched their campaign “The Future of Tech Has a Name” to launch 15,000 digital careers by 2022.  Today we are excited to feature the second part of our three-part series, “The Future of Cybersecurity Has a Name”,…

Feels like a Cyber Security Groundhog’s Day

While nobody has a crystal ball for what’s coming this year, I think we can all agree tough security lessons were learned in 2017. From Yahoo indicating that every one of its 3 Billion email accounts (that’s a B) was exposed in a breach to some pretty serious hacking tools believed to have been developed…

The Time to Focus on Critical Infrastructure Security is Now

The world has once again been reminded that the threat of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure systems remains very real. Last month, Britain’s defense secretary, Gavin Williamson, iterated that Russia held the potential for wide disruption and “thousands of deaths” through such attacks. His announcement was the latest indication of increased chatter regarding attacks on critical infrastructure,…

Kaspersky Lab has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government in response to the decision of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ban the use of the company’s products in federal agencies. The Russia-based cybersecurity firm’s appeal, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, targets the DHS’s Binding Operational Directive…