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Using AaronLocker to Easily Deploy Microsoft AppLocker

If you are a Windows user, you have likely heard of Microsoft AppLocker. This whitelisting program allows Windows users to protect itself from disk based malware by way of restricting executable programs to a specific list of paths, hashes, or signed applications. However, a new player has joined the fold, AaronLocker.    … [Read more...]

Podcast: Can Former Cyber Criminals Be Trusted?

If you work in the cyber security field, chances are you've run into current or former black hats. But some of these hackers have put their dark pasts behind them and are doing great things in the world cyber security research today. The big question is should an individual's dark past define their future? … [Read more...]

The Real Cost of a Data Breach: Compliance Penalties are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: We are living in the age of the data breach. Now more than ever, our lives are defined by the massive data sets built from our online presence, and now more than ever, they are routinely disrupted when those data sets fall into the wrong hands. … [Read more...]

Is Big Data Losing its Appeal in the Face of Data Privacy Concerns?

The use of big data by enterprises is almost commonplace at this point, with advocates claiming it aids decision-making, increases revenue and productivity and decreases operational costs. But it comes at a cost to data privacy. … [Read more...]

Not Today, Scammer!

A brief glance through my Spam folder in MDaemon Webmail today reminded me of the need for on-going education on the topic of phishing and Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams. Because businesses have already lost millions of dollars to these scams and continue to fall victim every day, it bears repeating that, while spam filters and email gateways continue to improve, no solution is 100% … [Read more...]

Windows Certification Authority: How to View, Revoke, and Approve

Learn how to view current certificates and revoke them. I will also demonstrate the manual approval of pending certificate requests Read the post here: Windows Certification Authority: How to View, Revoke, and Approve … [Read more...]

Avoiding Data Loss During A Data Migration

Large scale data migrations is a grueling process. This is why multiple failovers and automation in a managed file transfer tool will be your best option in avoiding data loss or corruption. … [Read more...]

How to Request SSL Certificates from a Windows Certificate Server

This article shows you how to perform the most common operation of using SSL certificates: requesting certificates from a Windows Certification Authority Read the post here: How to Request SSL Certificates from a Windows Certificate Server … [Read more...]

The Data Protection and Privacy Glossary

Understanding and complying with data protection and privacy regulations is hard enough. With all of the jargon and acronyms thrown around, it can sometimes feel like lawyers and regulators don't want you to understand. Fear not, we've put together a comprehensive data protection and privacy glossary to help you sort it all out.  … [Read more...]

How to Create and Manage Windows SSL Certificate Templates

Certificate templates add flexibility to your PKI environment and help reduce management. Learn to create and manage Windows SSL certificate templates here Read the post here: How to Create and Manage Windows SSL Certificate Templates … [Read more...]