6th

AUG
2018

Vulnerability management and your business

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Lifeline Design

There is no such thing as a foolproof data security plan. Whether you're talking about your software security, the physical security of your building, or your staff's resistance to scams and...

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31st

JAN
2018

Getting serious about security? Think about C.I.A (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability)

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Lifeline Design

While the term "CIA Triad” sounds like the title of some pulpy novel you'd pick up in an airport book store, the reality couldn't be further from the truth. The CIA Triad is a well-known...

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17th

JAN
2018

What is a DDoS attack (and what can we do about them)?

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Lifeline Design

While ransomware is on the rise, the number one cyber security attack is still the humble "distributed denial of service” attack, better known as a DDoS.  At it's core, a...

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13th

DEC
2017

Today's script kiddie pays a subscription fee

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2017 has been a rough year for ransomware. A rash of major attacks have grabbed headlines, shut down businesses, and wreaked havoc throughout the world brining ransomware front and center as the...

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29th

NOV
2017

What a one man cyber attack that targeted 4000 companies can teach us about cyber security

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If I described a hacking operation that targeted over 4000 separate companies and successfully infiltrated several high-profile international firms to you, what would you picture? What would the...

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28th

JUN
2017

What to do when you've been hacked

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Uh oh. You clicked on a email attachment a little too fast and now things seem funky with your computer. Maybe a new toolbar has popped up on your browser. Maybe you can hear your computer fans...

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14th

JUN
2017

Privacy in an age of open source intelligence

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If you follow security or tech news, you might have heard about a site called Family Tree Now making a stir a few months ago. As far as businesses go, Family Tree Now is hardly unique or...

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31st

MAY
2017

Business security should focus on reporting, not perfection

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More and more businesses are becoming aware of the threat phishing emails present to their networks. That's the good news. The bad news is, many of them are responding in the wrong ways....

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19th

MAY
2017

What we can learn from Wanna Cry

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On May 12th, the phrase "Wanna Cry” suddenly became used for a lot more than describing our reactions to adorable videos of kittens. Wanna Cry, also known as WannaCrypt, is a ransomware strain...

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3rd

MAY
2017

Hackers are making job seeking more stressful than it already is

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Hunting for a new job is the worst. I don't think there is a single person out there who actively enjoys the process of sorting through job postings, crawling through networking sites, and...

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