3 Things You Need to Know about Prioritizing Vulnerabilities

If you work in cybersecurity, you already know that vulnerability management is getting more and more complex. The number of vulnerabilities is on the rise, and their severity is increasing. The Tenable Research Vulnerability Intelligence Report sheds light on the 15,038 vulnerabilities discovered in 2017, the majority of which were categorized as high or critical in severity based on the industry-standard Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Cyber Insecurity: Managing Threats from Within

Cyber insecurity: Managing threats from within is an Economist Intelligence Unit report, sponsored by Proofpoint. To explore the frequency and severity of people-centric data breaches, the EIU surveyed more than 300 corporate executives, including CIOs, CISOs and other IT executives, finance and line-of-business leaders, with roughly equal numbers located in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific.

5 Safety Tips for Using Your Credit Card Online

Using your credit card online to make purchases can be a fast and easy way to make shopping a breeze. However, there are many things that could go wrong, and lead to you having your credit card data stolen. This is a worst case scenario so you want to make sure that you know how to avoid putting yourself into risky situations. Let’s take a look at five tips you should know for using your credit card online safely.

Russian Trolls for Hire – Real Time Ads and Kremlin’s Cyber Warfare Threat

Speaking at CPX 360 on Tuesday, Clint Watts, a research fellow at the foreign policy research institute and former FBI agent, said that 10 years ago advanced persistent threat actors (APT) posed the biggest cyber threat and today’s gravest concerns come from sophisticated online “hecklers,” which he dubbed “advanced persistent manipulators.”  CPX 360 is a high-profile annual cyber security convention.

7 Elements of Cybersecurity Readiness

An organization cannot achieve cybersecurity readiness without a comprehensive understanding of its most important information assets, how its information systems and networks operate, how its information systems support business operations, and what information is moving in, out and through its networks. Discover the 7 elements of cybersecurity readiness your organization needs to possess for a high degree of situational awareness into network operations and network utilization.

Cybercrime Trends Research 2019 Report Released

Yesterday, 360 Enterprise Security Group and 360 Hunting Network Platform released the 2019 Cybercrime Trends Research Report, which for the first time systematically disclosed many fancy hot spots scams in 2019. Among these scams, the most destructive to the victim’s money bag is the blockchain hot spot scam. The report shows that from the perspective of per capita losses caused by various types of financial fraud, the per capita loss caused by virtual currency fraud is the highest. 

5 Benefits of a VPN

A Virtual Private Network is a connection method used to increase security and privacy to private and public networks. They are mostly used by corporations to protect sensitive data but are becoming increasingly popular for personal use as people look for smarter ways to protect their data and privacy.

A VPN replaces the user’s initial IP address with one from the Virtual Private Network provider. Subscribers can obtain an IP address from any gateway city the  VPN service provides. For instance, you may live in London, but with a Virtual Private Network, you can appear to live in New York or any number of gateway cities.

How HPE Gen10 Servers Guard Against Firmware Attacks

Modern businesses collect and analyze massive data volumes — a trend that is likely to continue in the foreseeable future. The global datasphere is projected to reach 175 zettabytes (ZB) by 2025,1 due in part to the push for digital transformation and the rise of IoT. To put that number in context, a zettabyte is 1 trillion gigabytes. As more businesses integrate digital technologies into their everyday operations, the demand for high-performing servers to process and protect that data will increase accordingly.

Surviving Today’s Onslaught of PC Security Threats

In today’s rapidly changing security landscape, you simply can’t afford to let your guard down. Studies show that a staggering 4.5 billion records were compromised in the first half of 2018.1 The total cost of a single data breach is now $3.86 million.2 Meanwhile, the stealth of recent attacks has increased the time it takes to contain a breach—69 days, on average.

Ransomware Survival Guide: What Every Organization Needs to Know Before, During, and After an Attack

Ransomware is an old threat that has come roaring back with a new ferocity. This type of malware—which gets its name from the payment it demands after locking away victims’ files— has quickly become one of the top types of cyber attacks. More than half of companies surveyed in a recent Ponemon Institute poll said they have experienced a ransomware attack.

Russian Hacking and Spoofing Threat to NATO Members

The Belgian army will stop using a GPS system due to a heightened risk of Russia’s disruption of the GPS signal. The Global Positioning System, originally NAVSTAR GPS, is a satellite-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the US Air Force. The Belgian military will revert to the use of topographic maps and old fashioned compasses.

Innovating in Endpoint Security

One of the greatest challenges to protecting a business against cybercrime is the shape shifting nature of security threats. Innovation is not the sole domain of the good guys: cyber criminals are constantly finding ingenious new ways to tunnel into consumer, enterprise and institutional IT systems. They are increasingly professional, more aggressively funded, and better-equipped than ever to exploit any weak link in the security chain.

The Ultimate Cybersecurity Skills Strategy Cheat Sheet

We know you’re tired of reading about the cyber skills gap; many organizations are obviously facing challenges in recruiting, skilling, and retaining security professionals. We haven’t written this cheat sheet to tell you what you already know. Instead, we will outline a realistic strategy for workforce-wide cyber skills development, focusing on the solution, not just the problem.

Smart Security Solutions for Stadium: Here is the 5 Things You Need to Know!

Stadiums are a major focal point of any city and attract millions of visitors every year. As such, stadium and fans security cannot be taken lightly, especially as these security threats can come in many forms could cause a major catastrophe that can result in the loss of many lives and millions in property damages. In order to ensure the safety of the spectators and enhanced spectator experience, the security of the stadium is a vital element.

Survey Results – European Hybrid Clouds and Data Strategies

Data drives enterprise organization

If it is unavailable, then the entire business feels the impact, making data protection and recovery critical to the business. The amount of data being stored is growing at an exponential rate, all the while organizations need to ensure that they manage, protect and provide data availability 24 hrs a day 7 days a week. To become more cost effective, secure and agile, organizations are moving away from the classic on-premises infrastructure and are moving toward a cloud-based environment. Organizations may intend to use public cloud or private cloud, but why not a combination of both or multi-cloud? Enterprise cloud solutions offer the benefits of each type of cloud and allow flexibility over deployment models, while retaining control and visibility.

The State of Cybersecurity for Small Businesses: Increased Risk, Limited Resources

In today’s threat landscape, small businesses are uniquely vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. Unlike larger enterprises, they face resource constraints for the complex tasks of monitoring, identifying and remediating an increasing variety of risks— from strong encryption ransomware and malware to distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks and crypto mining threats. And while they may have a smaller attack surface, small businesses are just as vulnerable as a major enterprise.

QuantH Medical Blockchain Transforming Healthcare Security

QuantH Medical Blockchain Transforming Healthcare Security

 

 

 

Evolution of Blockchain in Healthcare

Healthcare is in a period of evolutionary transformation with blockchain offering so many use cases. There is a little known technology company, Quantum Medical Transport, Inc. DBA Quantum Medical Data Services listed on the OTC Pink ticker: (DRWN), that is developing an enterprise level Medical Records and Medical Billing Blockchain EMS cloud based software called “QuantH V. 1.0”.

The company CEO, Ricky Bernard, says the goal is to put patient in control of their medical records providing optimum privacy, transparency in medical billing, security from hacking and unauthorized access, and maintaining integrity of the records stored.