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

Secure Your Organization from the Rising Wave of Device-related Cybersecurity Attacks

Author(s):

Sathya R, Product Specialist, ManageEngine

Device-related Attack - Role-based Access Control

In any given organization, chances are, a diverse array of peripheral devices are in use.  These can include ubiquitous equipment such as keyboard and mouse combos, tools utilized for convenience such as USB flash drives as well as niche equipment for the completion of specialized tasks. However, as the scope and popularity of these devices … 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

Cybersecurity Acronyms – A Practical Glossary

Author(s):

Lauren Abshire, Director of Content Strategy, 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

Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and Intrusion Detection System (IDS): What is the Difference?

Author(s):

Lauren Abshire, Director of Content Strategy, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

IPS-IDS-Firewall

An Intrusion Prevention System – or an IPS – is a network security technology (and control system) that monitors networks and traffic for any vulnerability exploits or malicious activity. IPS will automatically either allow or deny the detected traffic (good or bad) based on its established ruleset. An Intrusion Detection System – or an IDS … 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