Implementing Application Control and Eliminating Productivity Dips

Author(s):

Ameera Azeez, Product Specialist, ManageEngine

Application Control

Application control, an integral step in achieving comprehensive endpoint security, often comes with implementation difficulties. Many organizations prioritize productivity issues over security issues, and tend to postpone taking the required measures to ensure their infrastructure is continually secure. However, if effectively executed, application control is a valuable addition to any organization’s security framework.  Here are … Read more

Cybersecurity Acronyms – A Practical Glossary

Author(s):

Lauren Abshire, Editor, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Cybersecurity Acronyms

Whether you are a cybersecurity professional, an end-user, just starting in cybersecurity or interested in the field, this cybersecurity acronym practical glossary is for everyone. Cybersecurity acronyms can be confusing, especially with some acronyms having dual meanings – think IP address and IP for Intellectual Property – and some acronyms having very slight differences. Here, … Read more

Even Cyber Pros Fall Victim to Cybercrime and Bad Habits

Author(s):

James Everett Lee, Chief Operating Officer, The Identity Theft Resource Center

Cyber Pros Fall Victim to Cybercrime

Back in January of 2021, you may have seen this eye-catching headline: “Hackers are targeting security researchers”. As it turns out, threat actors in North Korea were luring pen testers and other vulnerability professionals into a trap where a backdoor was installed on unsuspecting researchers’ operating systems. This scheme was discovered by Google’s Threat Analysis … Read more

DLP Technology – Why Does it Fail?

Author(s):

Alex Haynes, CISO, Cheshire Datasystems Ltd.

DLP Technology

Long ago, before GDPR, there was a class of technology called DLP that claimed to solve all your data leakage and data protection issues.  An acronym that stands for “data loss prevention” (it can also be referred to as “data leakage protection” or “data loss protection,” depending on who you are talking to) was supposed … Read more

Data Manipulation Attacks And How To Counter Them

Author(s):

Liza Brooke, ,

Data Manipulation Attacks

The major threat of cyber crime has spread all over the United States, including both public and private sectors. Cybersecurity experts are always warning that hackers and bad actors plan to manipulate all major fields. Indeed, data manipulation attacks will target financial, healthcare, and government data. However, the worst part is that the leading industries … Read more

Cybersecurity Trends in The Healthcare Industry

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity

The healthcare Industry contains private and sensitive information about millions of patients in every country. Therefore, it’s no wonder that in 2017, it was the target of over 50 percent of cyber-attacks. Loaded with identity-revealing information like social security numbers, dates of birth, billing information and, of course, health insurance information, these details can be … Read more

Lessons Learned From Data Breaches Past

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

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Information is one of the most valuable currencies there is. Whether it is sensitive corporate information or sets of individuals’ personal information, there are people out there who are interested in seeing it — legally or otherwise. While many consumers accept that companies collect and sell their data regularly, data breaches are a very real … Read more

A Weak VPN Could Be More Destructive Than No VPN

Author(s):

Zehra Ali, ,

Internet to VPN to you

In the present era, an individual’s privacy solely depends on internet security. Your banking details, your pictures, and other sensitive information are available on different channels such as social media accounts, websites, and other online platforms. Therefore, the usage of VPN has increased drastically. But are you sure your VPN is working correctly? If not, … Read more

The Importance of Protected Digital Assets

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

Digital Assets

A significant number of your digital assets, whether personal or professional, are now digital in this current age. The transfer of business practices, records, and even storefronts from a mostly physical world to a digital plain has developed rapidly over the last couple decades. Because of this, we are increasingly concerned about the security of … Read more