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From the Summer 2022 Issue

Ukraine is Winning the Cyberwar Against Russia

Author(s):

Alex Haynes, CISO , IBS Software

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During the build-up to the illegal invasion of Ukraine in February of 2022, there was consternation among information security professionals about what would happen on the cyber front. The prevailing groupthink at the time was that if countries in the West imposed sanctions, then they would suddenly be subjected to blistering Russian cyber-attacks that would … Read more

From the Spring 2022 Issue

Getting Offensive With Your Third Parties

Author(s):

Alex Haynes, CISO , IBS Software

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Third-party onboarding today isn’t easy and with the rise in supply chain attacks, the importance of auditing and ensuring your third parties won’t impact your infrastructure from a security perspective remains a burning issue. Many companies still maintain a tick box approach when onboarding or managing third parties and mainly consist of sending out questionnaires … Read more

From the Fall 2021 Issue

What Should Your Home Cybersecurity Set Up Look Like?

Author(s):

Alex Haynes, CISO , IBS Software

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As we enter National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s easy to forget that your personal security posture in your home environment is just as important as your enterprise environment. There’s so much focus today on enterprise security that it’s easy to overlook something that can have as much impact on your day to day as in … Read more

DLP Technology – Why Does it Fail?

Author(s):

Alex Haynes, CISO , IBS Software

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

From the Spring 2021 Issue

How Much is Too Much When Paying Out a Reward for a Vulnerability?

Author(s):

Alex Haynes, CISO , IBS Software

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There has been a lot of publicity surrounding ‘bug bounty’ programs that pay out seemingly large rewards for finding vulnerabilities in web applications. This trend has increased over the years as crowdsourced security programs have matured since their inception almost 10 years ago and their adoption has become mainstream. Should we pay out large sums … Read more

Credentials: Check and Protect

Author(s):

Alex Haynes, CISO , IBS Software

Protect Credentials from Breaches

Today, breaches continue unabated at the same alarming rate to which we have grown accustomed. More than 36 billion records were exposed in 2020 alone and that’s only counting those we know about. The real figure will rise far higher. The rate of these data leaks is so frequent that it is hard to track … Read more