Monthly Archives: October 2017

Microsoft’s October Patch Batch Fixes 62 Flaws

Microsoft on Tuesday released software updates to fix at least 62 security vulnerabilities in Windows, Office and other software. Two of those flaws were detailed publicly before yesterday’s patches were released, and one of them is already being exploited in active attacks, so attackers already have a head start. Roughly half of the flaws Microsoft addressed this week are [...]

By |2017-11-20T19:18:15+00:00October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec: Cybersecurity at work is everyone’s responsibility

The investor and founder of cybersecurity firm Herjavec Group spoke with TechRepublic about the biggest threats facing businesses, and how all employees can get involved in security. https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/video-do-these-3-things-to-keep-yourself-and-your-company-cyber-secure/ Despite the critical nature of cybersecurity, it is often made the responsibility of a few specialized individuals—even in large organizations. And that needs to change. Robert Herjavec, [...]

By |2017-11-20T19:18:15+00:00October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do These 3 Things To Keep Yourself And Your Company Cyber-Secure

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/video-america-is-not-prepared-for-a-massive-escalation-of-cyberattacks/ Jenny Soubra, Head of Cybersecurity for Allianz, explains the steps small and middle market businesses can take to ensure they are prepared to mitigate data breaches, ransomware attacks, and infrastru... https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/video-do-these-3-things-to-keep-yourself-and-your-company-cyber-secure/ Limor Kessem, Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security, explains the important steps everyone can take to improve personal and corporate security. Source:  Link: http://www.techrepublic.com/meet-the-team/us/dan-patterson/

By |2017-11-20T19:18:15+00:00October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nearly Undetectable Microsoft Office Exploit Installs Malware Without An Email Attachment

Security firm Sophos uncovered a zero day exploit that targets a 24-year-old data exchange protocol, and it can be used to silently attack machines with very little means of detection. https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/video-how-to-enable-ransomware-protection-in-the-windows-10-fall-creators-update/ A newly discovered Microsoft Office zero day could put any machine with an Office install at risk. According to a blog post from cybersecurity company [...]

By |2017-11-20T19:18:15+00:00October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Malware Campaign Targets Security Researchers With Bogus Cyber Conference Document

Hackers Group 74 are using fake messages from the Cyber Conflict US conference to infect cybersecurity experts with malware, according to a new report from Cisco Talos. https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/video-five-free-anti-malware-tools-that-can-help-foil-the-bad-guys/   Cybersecurity workers, beware: A new malicious campaign is using a fake document advertising a security conference to infect security professionals' machines, according to a Sunday report [...]

By |2017-11-20T19:18:15+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Tips To Keep Cybercriminals Out Of Your Home

Your home is not just bricks and mortar anymore – it is becoming a connected web of technology that needs to be protected. Every new smart  ‘thing’ we bring into our homes – be it just a simple smart meter or Amazon’s Alexa – increases the number of devices connected via our internet router and, [...]

By |2017-11-20T19:18:15+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Install And Use Uncomplicated Firewall In Ubuntu

The security of your desktop is crucial. To that end, you should know how to manage the firewall. Here's how easy that can be on Linux with Uncomplicated Firewall. It has long been said that Linux is a far superior platform to the competition. One reason so many take that stance is security. Although no [...]

By |2017-11-20T19:18:15+00:00October 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Survey Shows Most Workers Misunderstand Cybersecurity: How To Improve Awareness In Your Organization

A 2017 report from Wombat Security revealed that most US workers don't understand concepts like ransomware and Wi-Fi security. These tips will help you improve user cybersecurity awareness. https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/video-how-to-protect-your-company-from-internal-cyber-threats/ A User Risk Report released by Wombat Security earlier this year revealed that many workers are not only unfamiliar with security threats and how to combat them, but [...]

By |2017-11-20T19:18:15+00:00October 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Steps Leaders Can Take To Improve Cybersecurity In Their Organization

Nearly half of companies do not have an overall information security strategy, according to a new report from PwC. Here's how leaders can step up cybersecurity measures. https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/video-how-to-protect-your-company-from-cybercrime/ Despite the rise of ransomware and other malicious attacks, 44% of companies worldwide said they do not have an overall information security strategy, according to the 2018 [...]

By |2017-11-20T19:18:16+00:00October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Keep Your WordPress Site Secure

SiteLock president Neill Feather explains simple ways the 74 million websites powered by WordPress can remain secure. https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/video-how-to-prevent-your-wordpress-site-from-getting-hacked/ Open source software like WordPress has a reputation for beingless secure than closed source, and that's not necessarily true, according to cybersecurity firm SiteLock president Neill Feather. TechRepublic's Dan Patterson met with Feather to discuss simple solutions [...]

By |2017-11-20T19:18:16+00:00October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments