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

Casino Cybersecurity: Risks and Attacks

Author(s):

Vytautas Nemunaitis, SEO Manager, Market Rats

casino cybersecurity

Amidst the glitz and glamour of the casino atmosphere, cybersecurity doesn’t typically come to mind. Exciting lights, sounds, and the general awe and wonder of the ambiance bombard our eyes, ears, and minds. Yet, in our modern interconnected age, we must remember that everything from washing machines to refrigerators has internet features. While some casino … 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

Cyber Self-Defense Is Not Complicated

Author(s):

A.J. Nash, Vice President of Intelligence,

Cyber Self-Defense

Whether it be texts that include personal content not meant for public consumption, emails, hard drives, cloud storage containing sensitive business information, or the endless supply of finance transaction data that most of us pass across the Internet daily, few people in the modern world are immune to the threat of a cyber-attack. Hence, the importance … Read more

Insider Threats – 2018 Statistics

Author(s):

Zehra Ali, ,

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Insider Threat (Fundamentals) As discussed, the insider threats are not always bred out of malicious nature. In fact, many insider threats exist due to the unintended or accidental happenings. More than 51% of companies are concerned about the unintentional insider attack. However, 49% of the companies are still worried about malicious insider, which do exist and are … 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

How to use Tor Safely

Author(s):

Julia Sowells, ,

Welcome to Tor Browser tab is open

Browsing Anonymously  Tor, as many internet users may know, is a free software that helps establish anonymous communication between computers. The name originates as an acronym for the software project ‘The Onion Router’. ‘The Onion Router’ helps users conceal their location and usage and protects them from people conducting traffic analysis or network surveillance. This … Read more

Common Cybersecurity Attacks

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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In the cybersecurity world, vulnerability is the first step in exploitation. These exploitations often involve a hacker gaining unlawful access into a computer system and wreaking havoc. In order to stay vigilant and cyber safe, it is important to understand what the common cybersecurity attacks are. Backdoor Attacks A backdoor in a computer system is … Read more