Game Over: Stopping DDoS Attacks Before They Start

Video games are poised for a revolution, but benefits will come to fruition only if the industry can guarantee consistent performance and availability. At one point or another, all online gamers have suffered from a sudden time lag or lost Wi-Fi connection at a crucial moment. Most players find these issues frustrating, but in some … Continue reading Game Over: Stopping DDoS Attacks Before They Start

Why Human Error is #1 Cyber Security Threat to Businesses in 2021

Phishing and Malware Among the major cyber threats, the malware remains a significant danger. The 2017 WannaCry outbreak that cost businesses worldwide up to $4 billion is still in recent memory, and other new strains of malware are discovered on a daily basis. Phishing has also seen a resurgence in the last few years, with … Continue reading Why Human Error is #1 Cyber Security Threat to Businesses in 2021

5 New cybersecurity threats and challenges facing the financial services sector

It’s been a mixed year for the financial services sector. Some companies have seen increased demand for their services, while others have struggled to deal with the downturn in mortgage deals and reduced consumer spending. At a more granular level, many financial services companies have also had to deal with new ways of work, including … Continue reading 5 New cybersecurity threats and challenges facing the financial services sector

4 Clues to Spot a Bot Network

Protect against misinformation and disinformation campaigns by learning how to identify the bot networks spreading falsehoods. Misinformation and disinformation have scaled in the Information Age. MIT researchers analyzed 126,000 stories between 2006 and 2016 and found that false stories spread six times faster than true stories on social networks. Whether falsehoods are deliberate (disinformation) or … Continue reading 4 Clues to Spot a Bot Network

Targeted Phishing Attacks Strike High-Ranking Company Executives

An evolving phishing campaign observed at least since May 2020 has been found to target high-ranking company executives across manufacturing, real estate, finance, government, and technological sectors with the goal of obtaining sensitive information. The campaign hinges on a social engineering trick that involves sending emails to potential victims containing fake Office 365 password expiration … Continue reading Targeted Phishing Attacks Strike High-Ranking Company Executives