One of the biggest challenges IT Professionals face today is establishing the right security foundation for their organization.
In the past, the axiom, “humans are the weakest link,” was the battle cry of many cyber security professionals. Users, that is, non-security employees, were constantly doing “dumb” things in the eyes of the practitioner.
Historically, data breaches that make the news are typically carried out by outside attacks, however; the frequency and cost of insider-related cyber attacks have increased over the last few years.
A new strain of ransomware known as Maze is disrupting organizations around the world. Maze occurs when a cybercriminal steals data before encrypting it and threatens to publicly release the stolen data if the organization does not pay.
Over the last month, we have observed a major shift in the way businesses and organizations communicate internally. As millions of new users are introduced to remote-collaboration tools, the risks associated with these services continue to increase.
The FBI has issued a public service announcement warning citizens to be wary of email and malware scams that continue to circulate in tandem with the Covid-19 news cycle. While many of you might already be familiar with the fake Center for Disease Control and World Health Organization emails, we have observed an increase in […]
Earlier this week, a new vulnerability in Zoom was discovered. If you aren’t familiar with this tool, it is currently one of the leading video conferencing software applications on the market. Over the last month, the use of this platform has spiked amid the Covid-19 pandemic as businesses, schools, and governments transition to remote work environments.
The deadline for Windows 7 end of life is approaching quickly. With only a few weeks to go, organizations around the world are scrambling for ways to protect themselves, facing the inability to carry out security updates.
Thousands of computers that belong to customers of managed services providers (MSPs) have suffered from ransomware attacks over the last year. Often times, this begins with a phishing email that leads to a compromising installation of malware, or the bad guys find an open avenue to exploit on a server or system controlled by MSPs.
ThreatLocker’s application whitelisting and ringfencing technology has grown by leaps and bounds and we have observed the adoption of this approach to security in Australia. We thought it was worth the effort to provide a quick breakdown of how ThreatLocker can enable this critical strategy for Australian Businesses.
The latest “oops” moment for Microsoft is the discovery that an attacker can infect a connecting machine with malware from a Remote Desktop Session. Every few months a new vulnerability is discovered in Windows. Generally, by the time the vulnerability is public knowledge, Microsoft has released a security patch in Windows Update.