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

How to Stay Safe Online: Best Safety Tips and Resources

Author(s):

Aloukik Rathore, Co-Founder, Cannibals Media

Online Safety - Stay Safe Online

People should be informed of online safety precautions in today’s digital environment. The extent of our reliance on the web cannot be overstated. Different corporations and enterprises are continually collecting and storing our private data and information in order to target adverts, sales, and promotions based on our preferences. How can we undertake individual efforts … 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

4 Ways to Protect Yourself: Ransomware is Inevitable

Author(s):

Manish Mandal, Product Marketer , ManageEngine

Ransomware Attacks

When it comes to ransomware attacks, the window to react and remediate these impending attacks is very small. By the time this attack is recognized, it may be too late to spring into damage control mode. Take the WannaCry ransomware attack, for instance—once it was deployed, it took eight hours to develop the kill switch. … Read more

Insider Attacks: How Prepared Are You?

Author(s):

Karthika Surendran, Product Marketer, ManageEngine

Insider Attacks

Insider attacks often catch organizations by surprise because they’re tricky to spot. Banking on reactive solutions like antivirus software or a patch management solution to stay abreast of such attacks is not very wise. Understanding what exactly contributes to the increasing number of insider threats and addressing these factors is the only way to secure … Read more

The Dynamic Duo: Data Breaches And Employers

Author(s):

James Keenan, Automation and Anonymity Evangelist, Smartproxy

Your data and employers

Before you fill out your next employment form, look at it and assess how much of your personal information you are handing over. Your full name, where you studied in college, your home address – this is just a snippet of the information employers request from us.  You always hear tips about staying private on … Read more

How Can Organizations Prioritize Data Privacy Through Encryption?

Author(s):

Waqas S, Cybersecurity Journalist, DontSpoof

Data Privacy - Encryption

Rapid technological advancements have transcended data in value, making it highly significant to individuals and organizations. With that being said, despite the many regulations protecting data rights, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Act (DPA), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), there are still multiple threats to … Read more