endpoint


The most recent data breaches in the health industry demonstrate the ingenuity of today’s cyberattackers. They are testing their mettle, not on one segment of an organization’s defenses, but on all of them - including their victim’s dependence on other vendors that support their business. Next-generation endpoint security can be effective as a point solution in securing one facet of an organization’s defense, but lacks two major aspects - integration and automation. This is what sets endpoint security that protects against... [Read More]
by RSS Damien Lim  |  Aug 02, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
As if using the Internet -- the Web in particular -- weren't already fraught with cyber-perils, users -- in offices on company LANs, as well as home-based and mobile individual users -- have to add "malvertising" to the list of things from which they need to protect themselves. "Malvertising," like the name suggests, means "ads that contain malware." Like other malware infection vectors, some mal-ads aren't dangerous unless you click on them -- but others can do "drive-by downloads," sneaking their... [Read More]
by RSS Daniel Dern  |  Jun 02, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Organizations often allow the use of social media on their networks, but RSAC is buzzing about the risks. Does your organization allow employees to access social media at the office? Many do, whether for strictly personal use, communication, collaboration, or marketing. There is a fair body of both anecdotal and research-based evidence that suggests opening up social channels at work keeps employees happier and more productive. Frankly, with the ubiquity of smartphones, employees are using social networks whether your policies prevent it or not. Employer... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Apr 27, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends