Purple Teaming: A Key Solution in Addressing Evolving Threats

Author(s):

MK Akram, Project Manager, Globex IT Solutions

Purple Teaming - USCYBERCOM

From the SolarWinds attack to the attempt to poison Florida city’s water supply and the Colonial Pipeline shutdown due to ransomware, recent months have demonstrated how aggressive cybercriminals have become—which raises the question: are modern cybersecurity solutions really that ineffective? With one major attack after another, the expectation is that organizations would have already undertaken … Read more

Bots: to Block or Not to Block? Effective Bot Management Strategy

Author(s):

Emma Yulini, Outreach Manager, Rise Digital

Bot Management - Good Bots - Malicious Bots

A significant portion of users visiting your site are not human. In 2017, more than 50% of internet traffic came from bots, and while there have been some improvements in recent years, today it’s estimated that more than 40% of all internet traffic comes from bots, and around 25% comes from malicious, bad bots. Malicious bots … Read more

Addressing the Rapidly Growing Threat of Wire Fraud

Author(s):

Matt Lindley, COO, CISO, NINJIO

Wire Fraud

Most cyber-attacks are intended to steal sensitive and personal information, which can later be used to breach accounts, hijack a victim’s identity, or steal money. However, some cybercriminals opt for a more direct form of theft, they send fraudulent requests that ask victims to complete a wire transaction and send money straight to them. This … Read more

Cybercriminals in Movies and TV Shows

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

cybercriminals, hacker dude in a movie or tv show cybercriminals

Hollywood has long held a certain image of cybercriminals. What they look like, how they commit their crimes, and their motivations. However, like many things in Hollywood, the portrayal of hackers and cybercrime in general often misses the mark. A lone-wolf hacker takes on a corrupt corporation. They simultaneously drain their enemies bank accounts while … Read more