Is the Cyber Kill Chain Model the Ultimate Solution to Rising Ransomware Attacks?

Author(s):

Waqas S, Cybersecurity Journalist, DontSpoof

Cyber Kill Chain Model

Ransomware attacks have long since been on a steady rise, wreaking havoc and destruction within the cybersecurity industry. Since the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, there has been a 148% rise in ransomware attacks.  The situation in 2021 was alarming as the number of attacks continued increasing. The year 2021 saw some of the worst ransomware … Read more

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Deploying DMARC in Your Organization

Author(s):

Harry Wilson, Head of Digital Marketing Department, Globex Outreach

Deploying DMARC

Currently, most organizations understand the importance of deploying Domain-Based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) to stay safe from the rising email fraud cases. DMARC protects your business’ trusted domains from endless email spoofing and cybersecurity attacks. Deploying this email authentication protocol prevents spoofers and phishers from exploring vulnerabilities in your email domain, which helps … Read more

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Sitting Ducks: Are You Leaving Your Business Open for Attack?

Author(s):

Waqas S, Cybersecurity Journalist, DontSpoof

Business Security - Sitting Ducls

There have been some hugely publicized attacks on big brands over the years – some high-profile cases include the World Health Organization (WHO), Marriott Hotels and, most recently, T-Mobile. There is an alarming increase in the number of daily cyber-attack attempts and business security is top of mind. The question is, why have businesses become … Read more

Unified Endpoint Management and Security: Breaking Down the Silos

Author(s):

Achuthan Ramesh, Senior Product Marketer, ManageEngine

Endpoint Management and Security

Consider the case of a smart home. Smart home systems offer life safety monitoring using carbon monoxide detectors, smoke detectors, and flood sensors along with home automation technology such as smart locks, smart thermostats, and smart bulbs. Now, imagine using a different tool for each of the above smart home capabilities—suddenly, smart homes don’t seem … Read more

Emergency Actions After Hacking

Author(s):

Isabell Gaylord, ,

emergency sign in room with red chairs, emergency, hacking metaphor

Hacking has become ubiquitous on the internet. With even major companies like Evernote getting hacked, it’s not hard to imagine that you, an individual, could also get hacked. The experience is actually quite common, though that does not necessarily make it any less distressing. You are left feeling confused, with no idea what you should … Read more

5 Cyber Threats You Should Be Aware Of

Author(s):

Emma Megan, ,

A data breach can hit any business at any time. Whether it is sensitive information that the company must protect to maintain its competitive advantage or documents necessary to meet industrial or government’s regulatory requirements, all data must be protected. The fallout of a data breach has a significant impact on any business. Data breaches may include … Read more