Did you know that Europe is the most malware-ridden continent?

Europe saw 20% more infections than North America. Malwarebytes' researchers examined data gathered from Malwarebytes products deployed on millions of endpoints throughout the world over a six-month period—June to November 2016—to determine the state of malware today. Read more here … [Read more...]

Parallels Remote Application Server Updates

The Parallels team has been working on exciting new features for Remote Application Server (RAS). Recently, Parallels RAS version 15.5 Update 2 went live, featuring Microsoft PowerShell API and enhanced web access from the Parallels HTML5 Client. Parallels has also increased our synergy with Microsoft to provide a more powerful experience when deploying Parallels RAS on the Microsoft Azure … [Read more...]

QUIZ: Find out how secure your password practices are!

Take the quiz here and find out if the password practices that you are using are as secure as you thought they would be! … [Read more...]

Two new Mac backdoors discovered

On Valentine’s Day, Mac users got a special “treat” in the form of new malware. Then, later that same week, there were signs of yet another piece of malware looming. These threats were overshadowed a bit by the discovery last week of the second ransomware app to ever appear on the Mac, but they’re still worthy of consideration. The first malware, named XAgent, was analyzed by Palo Alto … [Read more...]

Meeting the HIPAA Security Rule for IT

With digital medical records, patient online portals, and other electronic methods of healthcare data management, maintaining a secure network is critical to meeting the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy and security requirements. HIPAA’s security requirements are made up of several technical security measures, which require covered entities to maintain reasonable … [Read more...]

How to Detect Malware and Other Anomalous Behavior

Experts agree that the cost of cybercrime to organizations of all sizes is increasing annually, and as global commerce inevitably continues its virtual transition, the costs will certainly rise. In the often-cited 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study, the average cost paid by organizations that experienced a data breach grew to $6.5 million. In other studies, researchers forecasted that the total cost … [Read more...]

WEAK PASSWORD FINDER FOR ACTIVE DIRECTORY

Weak passwords make it easy for hackers to get inside your network. Right now, some of your users are likely using weak passwords to access emails, browse the internet, run videos, listen to audio/music, and more. Find weak passwords and correct them before hackers can exploit them! Thycotic makes it simple:  No cost. No agents. No hassle. Get your FREE Weak Password Finder … [Read more...]

New features in GFI LanGuard 12.1

In the latest version of GFI LanGuard, some changes have been introduced to the way licence keys are handled in the product. GFI LanGuard will now make use of account based licence key management, instead of manual inputting of product keys. By logging in with your GFI Customer Account credentials through the product’s interface, you will be able to automatically import your licence keys without … [Read more...]

MOVEit Automation Quick Tips Series How to meet file transfer

MOVEit Automation supports an unlimited number of managed servers, thousands of tasks and out-of-the-box, point-and-click task deployment.​ Free trial of MOVEit Automation is available at https://www.ipswitch.com/forms/free-trials/moveit-automation Learn more throught this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7W3LA4ymjf8 … [Read more...]

Malwarebytes Releases Global State of Malware Report, Finds 2016 as Year Threat Reality Catches Up to Threat Hype

New global cybercriminal attack patterns emerge as ransomware, ad fraud and botnets evolve Ransomware became favorite attack methodology used against businesses in the U.S. and Europe Ad fraud emerged as a primary threat, outpacing ransomware Botnets took advantage of IoT devices and spread rapidly in Asia and Europe Europe: the most malware-impacted continent Read more … [Read more...]