Data Risk, Intelligence and Insider Threats

When it comes to securing networks in today’s business environment, the single biggest challenge firms must contend with is that of the insider threat. While the term is typically associated with corporate espionage or perhaps disgruntled workers, this threat is mostly not caused by malicious actors. The insider threat simply refers to the damage caused … Continue reading Data Risk, Intelligence and Insider Threats

What is URL filtering? Web filtering explained

URL filtering is one of the most common types of web filtering techniques used by organizations to restrict the kinds of content that their users may access. URL filtering blocks users from loading questionable websites or hosted files via corporate device or network resources. The filter is triggered by comparing the URL address a user … Continue reading What is URL filtering? Web filtering explained

Prepare to Fight Upcoming Cyber-Threat Innovations

Cybercriminals are preparing to use computing performance innovations to launch new types of attacks. The pandemic and the ensuing increase in remote work has given rise to new attack vectors and schemes. One thing 2020 underscored is the opportunistic nature of bad actors. They will grab onto anything they think can help them pull off … Continue reading Prepare to Fight Upcoming Cyber-Threat Innovations

UK reveals new National Cyber Force to improve offensive cyber capabilities

The new National Cyber Force (NCF) is working to improve UK’s offensive cyber capabilities to disrupt adversaries and keep the UK safe. UK Prime Minister, in a speech on defence spending, announced the GCHQ and Ministry of Defence (MoD) partnership aimed at conducting offensive cyber operations to disrupt hostile nation-state operations, terrorists, and cyber criminal … Continue reading UK reveals new National Cyber Force to improve offensive cyber capabilities

Two Russians Charged in $17M Cryptocurrency Phishing Spree

U.S. authorities today announced criminal charges and financial sanctions against two Russian men accused of stealing nearly $17 million worth of virtual currencies in a series of phishing attacks throughout 2017 and 2018 that spoofed websites for some of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges. The Justice Department unsealed indictments against Russian nationals Danil Potekhin and … Continue reading Two Russians Charged in $17M Cryptocurrency Phishing Spree