IT Security Threats

Can You Spot IT Security Threats?

If you believe some of the media hype, the internet is a highly dangerous place, full of IT security threats and shadowy people looking to do us harm. The truth is that if you are armed with a little knowledge, it can go a long way to keeping you safe and protected online. Network security … Continued

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Security intelligence and AI

In a move sure to please security intelligence advocates, the Senate voted in January to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) for another six years. The surveillance act passing will be seen as a victory for Republican national security hawks as well as centrist Democrats who see FISA as an important … Continued

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Information Security

Top Ten Threats to Information Security

With advancements in technology happening every day, businesses, now more than ever, are focused on staying connected to the world via the internet. In their quest to utilize the latest technology, many business owners take shortcuts when it comes to information security. Stating the fact that cybercriminals usually go after larger companies, small business owners … Continued

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cyber crime

Company Network Security: New Cybersecurity Certification Launched to Address Behavioral Analytics

In a bid to combat the increasing risk of cyber-attacks and help maintain company network security, a ground-breaking, vendor-neutral certification – CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) has been launched. The certification is the first of its kind to bring behavioral analytics to the forefront of cyber threat detection, rather than focusing solely on the technical aspects … Continued

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DDOS Attack

Network Security: Heightened DDoS Threat Posed by Mirai and Other Botnets

Company Network Security systems are facing a heightened DDoS threat from Mirai and other botnets. Recently, IoT devices – such as printers, routers, video cameras, and smart TVs – have been used to create large scale botnets. These networks of devices infected with self-propagating malware, allowing them to carry out crippling distributed denial-of-service attacks. How … Continued

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Avalanche – The importance of the best virus protection and Microsoft Malware removal

On December 1st 2016, the United States Department of Homeland Security, working in collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a global Technical Alert in response to Avalanche – a crimeware-as-a-service network that has been used to steal from hundreds of millions of victims around the globe. So what exactly is Avalanche, how … Continued

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