The holiday shopping season offers myriad opportunities for threat actors to exploit human nature and piggyback on the rush to buy and sell products in massive quantities online. Our previous post covered some network security basics for retailers. Let’s take a closer look at how retailers can properly configure and monitor their networks to help…

Infrastructure and network security The two fundamental building blocks to ensuring that your data is secure are physical infrastructure and network security. Understanding and protecting your information from threats and human error require meticulously layered security protocols. Physical infrastructure Last year, British Airways canceled over 400 flights and stranded 75,000 passengers because of an IT…

The zero-day flaw, tracked as CVE-2018-15454, is related to the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) inspection engine used in the company’s Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software. A remote and unauthenticated attacker can exploit the vulnerability to cause an affected device to reload or consume CPU resources, resulting in a denial-of-service (DoS)…

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced that Vodafone has selected the company as one of its Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) vendors for its enterprise-focused SDN portfolio, referred to as ‘Ready Network.’ Vodafone’s portfolio will comprise flexible, cloud-based services that…

Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is used for remotely connecting to Windows systems. In an RDP attack, criminals look for unsecured RDP services to exploit and access enterprise networks. It’s frighteningly easy to do so because many organizations fail to secure RDP services against improper access. Over the past year, RDP has become the top…

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…