How to Recover a Hacked Website

Author(s):

Julia Sowells, ,

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A hacked website is not notable news; it has become an almost common thing. So, what to do if you have a hacked website? How can you work on recovering things and bouncing back? Well, it is not that difficult. Here is a look at some easy steps that will help in the recovery process: Step … Read more

How To Strengthen Web Security with VPN

Author(s):

Pawan Sahu, ,

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How To Strengthen Web Security with VPN A web site’s security is of prime significance for the site owner as well as the site visitors. Ensuring that the website faces no security threats at all times can be an overwhelming task for inexperienced website owners who have just started out. With so many threats rising … Read more

Pretexting: The Art of Impersonation

Author(s):

Patrick Putman, ,

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What is Pretexting Pretexting is a social engineering tactic that uses deception and false motives. Simply put, pretexting crafts fictional situations to obtain personal, sensitive, or privileged information. Pretexting often involves researching the target prior to the attack. The data collected is then used to manipulate and deceive the victim. The main goal of the … Read more

Microsegmentation and a Zero-Trust Network

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Server room, Microsegmentation in a zero-trust system

We are currently in an unfortunate situation where universally, every business model predicates itself around connectivity. In fact, to be on the edge of innovation is to connect, to everything, before anyone else connects. With each new development, security suffers immediately. The incredulity that is always met with a new Facebook data breach is going … Read more

What are the Best Computer Forensic Analysis Tools?

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Julia Sowells, ,

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 6 Best Computer Forensic Analysis Tools Computer forensics is of much relevance in today’s world. Though forensic analysis refers to searching and analyzing information to aid the process of finding evidence for a trial, computer forensic analysis is specially focused on detecting malware. A computer forensic analysis tools help detect unknown, malicious threats across devices … Read more

Identity of Things: IoT Security

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Tricia A. Howard, ,

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It is no secret that IoT Security (or lack thereof) has taken the industry by storm – and with good reason. Thanks to a couple of newsworthy incidents involving the (in)famous Internet of Things, most organizations are rethinking their overall IoT security posture. However, that is a daunting task to master. With such a variety … Read more

Why are SMB owners unprepared to deal with cybercrime?

Author(s):

Maureen Brogie, Senior Advisor, InsuranceBee

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Research shows that cyber-attacks on small businesses are on the rise. However, SMB owners are exposing themselves to significant financial risk by not implementing adequate steps to recover from a cyber-attack. InsuranceBee recently conducted a survey of over 1,300 SMBs, revealing that 54% do not have a plan in place to deal with a cyber-attack. … Read more