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

2020s COVID Accelerated Digitalization Demands Stronger Cybersecurity in 2021

As critical infrastructure faces increasing and sophisticated attacks, these trends will enable the energy sector to shore up its cybersecurity defenses. From shifts in geopolitics, the energy transition, and climate change to upending the status quo in global health, financial markets, and private sector business models, 2020 will be remembered as a year of seismic … Continue reading 2020s COVID Accelerated Digitalization Demands Stronger Cybersecurity in 2021

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

Google search bug freezes tabs when using a custom date range

A bug in Google Search is causing a browser tab to freeze when searching between a specified range of dates. Google has a search feature under the Tools > Any Time drop-down menu that allows you to search for content published within a specific date range. According to users' reports, this bug started a few … Continue reading Google search bug freezes tabs when using a custom date range

Businesses Struggle with Cloud Availability as Attackers Take Aim

Researchers find organizations struggle with availability for cloud applications as government officials warn of cloud-focused cyberattacks. The majority of organizations have separate tools for networking and security, researchers report in a new survey on cloud and networking challenges. Their findings emerge as US government officials warn businesses of successful attacks on corporate cloud services. Barracuda … Continue reading Businesses Struggle with Cloud Availability as Attackers Take Aim