Archive for month: June, 2016

best practices of the most secure companies

Companies are threatened by malware, human adversaries, corporate hackers, hacktivists, and can be hacked in the most unsuspecting ways such as over copper wire. Because of this, we have complied a list of best...

Cisco Firewall flaw allows hackers to take control of devices

Recent headlines this week reported that three models of Cisco wireless VPN firewalls and routers from the small business RV series contain a critical unpatched vulnerability that hackers can use to take contro...

5 Ways to Spy a Hacker in Your Network

1. Search for the telltale signs of a breach.  Port Scans? Excessive failed log-ins? When a hacker infiltrates an unfamiliar network they need to learn the topology of the network, looking for vulnerable points...

How to Ensure Company Data Does Not Leave with Employees

More often than not when an employee leaves an organization, they take company data with them. Some may not even realize they still have access to the data, and others may never do anything malicious with the d...

U.S. alone has lost $960 million to CEO Fraud

  Over the past three years, victims in the United States alone have lost over $960 million to fraudulent email scams. That is nearly a billion dollars! Actually, closer to 3 billion, as FBI figures that i...

VR market takes a stab at the enterprise

According to Forrester Research, there will be 52 million units of virtual reality head-mounted displays by 2020. This is in part due to the businesses and consumers that are becoming VR users. However, Forrest...

DDoS Attacks Increase by 137.5 Percent

The content delivery network,  Akamai, recently released it’s  Q1 2016 State of the Internet – Security Report, where the company found somewhat terrifying increases in DDoS attacks. There has been ...

Windows 10 – Taking Tricks from Malware

  Microsoft has been long pushing its users to jump aboard the Windows 10 train. But have they crossed the line? Tech writer for Computer World, Preston Gralla, explains how Windows 10 took over his wife&#...

With Algorithms comes Voice, with Voice there is No Offline

The device in your hand, the one that half of you are most likely using to read this blog post, has been so fantastically adapted to the preferences of the user that sometimes we tend to read over how that devi...

Microsoft’s HoloLens Platform is Open to Partners

  Microsoft took a leap this week, deciding to open it’s Windows Holographic platform to hardware developers creating virtual and augmented reality devices. Windows 10 partners can create their own m...