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Microsoft’s October 2018 Security Update: There’s More to the Story

A week after Microsoft addressed 49 vulnerabilities in its October 2018 Security Update, new developments have emerged that change the threat profile of some of them. Background On Tuesday, October 9, Microsoft released its October 2018 Security Update, also known as Patch Tuesday. This security update contained fixes for 49 vulnerabilities. Since the publication of this security update, new … [Read more...]

Which Secure File Transfer Solution Is Right for You?

You likely already realize that file transfers using the file transfer protocol (FTP) expose your sensitive data to high risks. … [Read more...]

A week in security (October 8 – 14)

Last week, we warned you away from some dubious Doctor Who streams, explained how Endpoint Detection and Response may not be enough, and explored what happens during a confusing supply chain story. We also showed you how to keep up with security, explained the risks of fake browser updates, and explored the unpleasant world of workplace violence. Other cybersecurity news: Google Plus suffers a … [Read more...]

Last chance to register for our October GDPR webinar!

Join IT Governance Europe for this exciting new webinar series to find out what you need to do to become GDPR compliant. Our GDPR webinars are presented by Alice Turley, a highly experienced data protection, consumer protection and compliance consultant providing expert and solution-based advice to Irish organisations. How to conduct effective Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) to minimise … [Read more...]

Shortage of Security Personnel is a Major Cause of Data Breaches

Recent surveys carried out by the Ponemon Institute and Juniper Networks have found that 65% of organizations lack adequate numbers of security staff to deal with cyber-attacks. The survey suggests that part of the reason why this is the case could be attributed to a lack of security talent on offer and a lack of security training provided by organizations. Unfortunately, the same survey states … [Read more...]

Shortage of Security Personnel is a Major Cause of Data Breaches

Recent surveys carried out by the Ponemon Institute and Juniper Networks have found that 65% of organizations lack adequate numbers of security staff to deal with cyber-attacks. The survey suggests that part of the reason why this is the case could be attributed to a lack of security talent on offer and a lack of security training provided by organizations. Unfortunately, the same survey states … [Read more...]

Malwarebytes Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Report (CTNT) shows shift to business targets in Q3

Once again, it’s that time of year: time for the quarterly Malwarebytes Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Report. Strap in your seat belts, folks, because the third quarter of 2018 was quite a wild ride. After a sleepy first two quarters, cybercriminals shook out the cobwebs and revved up their engines in Q3 2018. With cryptominers and exploit kits maturing, ransomware ramping up with … [Read more...]

Do you have a strategy in place to protect your business from an attack?

Audit Critical IT Systems with LepideAuditor! The simplest, most cost-effective way to monitor and audit changes made across your IT environment. Learn more about Lepide Auditor here Download your trial version here … [Read more...]

Staying Focused in a Noisy Open Office

Let’s face it: The open office can be a nightmare, especially when you’re working on something that requires your undivided attention. To make matters worse, your colleagues can be distracting — maybe they’re having loud conversations or their cell phones are constantly chirping. How can you make peace with your open office? How should you handle loud coworkers who are disturbing your focus? … [Read more...]

Meet Druva: Evelyne Quach

Here at Druva, we believe our employees are our best asset. And we mean it! Our newest blog series, “Meet Druva,” will be proudly highlighting a few of our bright and devoted staff from our pool of suburb employees each month. Learn more firsthand, as they offer an inside look into the culture and community that makes Druva feel like home.  This month, we’d like to introduce you to Evelyne … [Read more...]