We might feel that technology plays a big part in our lives, always with our eyes on our phones or turning on the TV immediately after we got home – maybe even consider, in a certain way, that electronic gadgets are part of our family, like Mildr…Read More A Complete Guide to IoT Security for Your Business
Ransomware trends are on the rise, even more so today than in the previous years. According to some estimates, by end of 2021, the number of ransomware attacks would have increased to 1 every 11 seconds, the outstanding record being one ransomware ever…Read More Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) – The Rising Threat to Cybersecurity
One might think that threat actors target only big enterprises, so small businesses are left out of sight. This is unfortunately not true. Cybersecurity for small businesses should be a top priority for all organizations. Statistics show that businesse…Read More Cybersecurity for Small Businesses. What Can You Do to Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats?
Ransomware has come to be a customary instrument in the arsenal of cybercriminals who routinely attack individuals and organizations. Under such circumstances, their victims experience financial damage either by owning up to large ransomware payouts or…Read More Ransomware Payouts in Review. Highest Payments, Trends & Stats
Remote work has become a highly popular and common practice around the world, especially now as companies allow a significant part of their employees to remain remote. However, while this practice increases flexibility, improves productivity, and enhan…Read More Most Common Remote Work Security Risks in 2021
The principle of least privilege (POLP), also named the “principle of least authority” (POLA) or “the principle of minimal privilege” (POMP), stands for a cybersecurity best practice based upon granting the minimum required access that a user needs to …Read More What Is the Principle of Least Privilege?
The term IPS stands for Intrusion Prevention System and refers to a form of network security that aims to detect and prevent identified threats. An IPS system continuously monitors a network, looking for possible malicious activity and gathering infor…Read More What Is an Intrusion Prevention System – IPS? Definition, How Does It Work, Benefits
You might think about using some free and open source cybersecurity tools for your business needs as they have reduced costs. Even if these are likely to provide less than extensive capabilities when compared to professional ones, they are a good start…Read More 25 Free & Open Source Cybersecurity Tools for Businesses
Copenhagen – July 14th 2021 – Heimdal™ Security (HEIMDAL) is launching its Channel Partners Accelerator program today, making it even easier for partners and distributors to come on board and grow together with Heimdal™. Throughout the expansion of Hei…Read More Heimdal™ Is Launching Its Official Channel Partners Accelerator
A new internet protocol is making headlines in the world of enterprise security: DNS over HTTPS. Even though this is of major interest especially for businesses and organizations, regular users will be impacted by it as well. Are you ready for this cyb…Read More DNS over HTTPS (DoH): Definition, Implementation, Benefits, and More
Each month, Microsoft pushes out various types of updates, patches, and fixes. For the most part, these are security-related (i.e., fixing known or recently disclosed vulnerabilities), but they can also play on performance or accessibility. Asides from…Read More Automating Microsoft Optional Quality Updates – Can it Be Done?
Wondering what is SIEM, what are its benefits and limitations, and what are the best practices you can apply for your business? Read on to find out the answers to your questions! What is SIEM? SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) is a soft…Read More Security information and event management (SIEM). What it is and How it works.
It’s clear that ransomware is one of the biggest threats of today’s cyberscape and the only way to combat it is through information and better choices when it comes to how we use our endpoints and the Internet. For this article, we’ll have a closer loo…Read More Nefilim Ransomware: Everything You Need to Know
Cryptocurrencies have been tremendously growing in popularity, which never fails to attract cybercriminals. While there are still legitimate transactions and investment opportunities in this fintech niche, there are also a lot of shady deals covered up…Read More Heimdal™ AI Discovers a Complex Phishing Cryptocurrency Scam Campaign
Whether we are technology geeks or not, probably most of us have at least one email address that we use regularly. What some of us may not know yet is that many dangers can come from email compromise – especially if we’re talking about business e…Read More The Hidden Dangers in Your Company’s Email: What Is Email Compromise
Whenever I think about SAM and software assets, I remember my very first CND lesson – forget about scharfes-ing the word “asset” because it has nothing in common with what you’re up against in IT management. Instead, replace “s” with the dollar sign (“…Read More Software Asset Management (SAM) Revisited – ITAM vs SAM and the Real Cost of High-Velocity Upscaling
You know how the old saying goes. Modern problems require modern solutions. As cyber attackers become shrewder in taking advance of the available technology, the need for robust cybersecurity solutions increases. Here is where XDR comes in. But what is…Read More What is XDR? Considering Its Features, Benefits, and Beyond
The notion of endpoint detection and response has been widely discussed in the cybersecurity industry for almost a decade now. If you’re a longtime reader, then you know that our blog made no exception. Continuing our informal series on this beloved di…Read More The Basics of EDR Software: What You Need to Know
EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) should be an essential part of any great cybersecurity strategy. Endpoint security is critical for any company since, only in 2019, “70% of successful breaches originated on the endpoint.” Moreover, “Today’s busine…Read More State-of-the-Art Cybersecurity Strategies: Essential Microsoft EDR Tools
When it comes to cybersecurity incidents, your company’s endpoints are some of the most important IT assets you want to monitor and protect. The massive increase in remote work due to the Covid-19 pandemic brought a monumental rise in cyberattacks and …Read More EPP EDR: What Is Each and How They Differ
And the award for the most confusing cybersecurity phrase out there goes to “privilege escalation”, a term which, as balking as it might sound, is oftentimes confused with obtaining higher privileges via a veto-like, sysadmin-controlled process. Since …Read More Roadmapping Privilege Escalation in Windows Systems
Just when you thought things were finally going smoothly for a change, the malvertising group widely known as “ScamClub” has made an unfavorable comeback. This time, they exploited a zero-day vulnerability in WebKit-based browsers in order …Read More New Malvertising Campaign by the ScamClub Group Is Actively Exploiting Zero-Days
When it comes to IT asset management best practices, there are a few things you must take into consideration. We’ll discuss all of them below. A. IT Asset Management Best Practices: Definitions As I have already mentioned in some previous articles re…Read More IT Asset Management Best Practices: An Overview
The idea that knowledge is power is a timeless one. The concept first appeared in the Old Testament, predating our modern age by millennia. And yet, its core teaching couldn’t be more relevant in a digital age that sees thousands of data breaches per y…Read More What is DLP Security? Definition, Benefits, and More
In one of my previous articles, I’ve talked about what IT assets are and mentioned that IT asset discovery is essential for maintaining the integrity of a company’s data. Let’s see exactly what this means. IT Asset Discovery: Definitions As Investoped…Read More Did You Know That IT Asset Discovery Is Essential for IT Asset Management?
Whenever a company, whether a small, family business or a big corp, formulates a risk mitigation plan, DLP flares up. Data Loss Prevention – often confused with data leak – is that extra (mandatory) item on your business continuity plan you’ll definite…Read More What is a DLP Solution and How does it Add up Your Company’s Cybersecurity
For the most part, today’s modern workplace has grown accustomed to cyberattacks directed by third parties that are external to the organization. But what can you do when the call is coming from inside the house? How can you successfully discover and m…Read More Malicious Insider Explained: The Call is Coming from Inside the House
Have you ever wondered what the concept of IT asset refers to and what is its importance to your business? Continue reading to find your answer! IT Asset: Definition By definition, an IT asset “is any data, device, or another component of the environm…Read More What Is An IT Asset? An Essential Element In Your Company’s Cybersecurity
Microsoft has recently released the patched vulnerabilities roll which includes 56 system and operating system vulnerabilities and security updates for Windows 10. The complete patching list includes over 1000 items, 300 of them having been flagged as …Read More Patch Tuesday (February 2021): Microsoft Patches 56 Windows Vulnerabilities, including a Window Zero-Day Vulnerability
In a corporate context, an asset is part and parcel of a company’s financial worth. Assets hold economic value and future benefits, as they have the ability to generate cash flow. For this reason, IT asset management, or ITAM for short, is quintessenti…Read More Everything You Need to Know About IT Asset Management
As Daniel Wanderson wrote for Security Boulevard, a CEO must consider every aspect of his/her business – and cybersecurity is one of the most important ones since anyone can become the victim of a cyber attack. At any minute, you face external th…Read More Internal Threats: A Major Risk to Any Business