Visibility and Control at the Application Layer

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.

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Maze Ransomware Attacks Are Increasing

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.

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How to Protect Remote Workers From Cyber Threats

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.

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Beware of Federal Stimulus Package Scams

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 […]

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How Safe is Zoom?

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.

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The Hidden Dangers of Chrome Extensions

While I.T. professionals fully understand the dangers of allowing users to choose what software is permitted to run, few have given any thought to what extensions users can add to Google Chrome. Most assume that Chrome extensions are nothing more than a combination of JavaScript and HTML files that run for our convenience.

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Hardening Windows 7 after January 14th, 2020

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.

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Threatlocker Enables the Essential Eight

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.

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