PoSeidon Malware

PoSeidon Malware

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Keeping Your Hospitality Business Safe from PoSeidon Malware POS compromise remains alarmingly prevalent among hotel businesses, restaurants and retailers today. Although security breaches involving point-of-sale terminals received a great deal of mainstream media attention back in 2013 and 2014, attackers continue to target hotels and restaurants with malware-based attacks on ... Read More
3 Key Lessons That Hospitality Industry Leaders Must Learn from the Sabre Reservation System Hack

3 Key Lessons That Hospitality Industry Leaders Must Learn from the Sabre Reservation System Hack

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2017 was a peak year for data breaches. In terms of both size (number of records compromised) and frequency of attacks, 2017 stands among the worst years in history, with 2,600,968,280 records breached in more than 1,765 individual incidents, according to the annual Breach Level Index (BLI) report. Though large-scale ... Read More
The Cyber Kill Chain: What You Need to Know

The Cyber Kill Chain: What You Need to Know

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What is a Kill Chain? The term “kill chain” was originally used in the military. In October 1996, after the first Gulf War, General John Jumper formalized the methods necessary to compress the time it takes to find and kill the enemy on the battleground. He termed it “compressing the ... Read More
ARE YOU GETTING REAL VALUE FOR WHAT YOU’RE SPENDING ON CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS? (PART TWO)

ARE YOU GETTING REAL VALUE FOR WHAT YOU’RE SPENDING ON CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS? (PART TWO)

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As we discussed in last week’s blog post, businesses are paying more than ever before for cybersecurity solutions, and market forecasters predict that this spending will only increase in years to come. Every time a large-scale attack gets media attention, publicly-held companies rush to reassure investors that their IT security ... Read More
Are You Getting Real Value for What You’re Spending on Cybersecurity Solutions? (Part One)

Are You Getting Real Value for What You’re Spending on Cybersecurity Solutions? (Part One)

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Cybersecurity spending today is at all-time high, and is poised for further growth. But cybercriminal activity—attacks, breaches and resulting damages—has also peaked. CEOs, CIOs, and budget-conscious investors are all asking: are the available IT security solutions worth their cost? Would it make more sense just to pay off the hackers? ... Read More
Pharmaceutical Companies Face Unique Cybersecurity Challenges While Navigating Digital Transformation

Pharmaceutical Companies Face Unique Cybersecurity Challenges While Navigating Digital Transformation

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Pharmaceutical executives are used to thinking of their products as drugs or medicines—molecular compounds used to treat or cure diseases, to aid in diagnosing them, to prevent their occurrence, or to lessen their severity. Today’s consumers (and insurers) are increasingly demanding results instead of medications, however. This shift to outcome-based ... Read More
MDR: Absolutely the Right Security Solution for You

MDR: Absolutely the Right Security Solution for You

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Previously, we talked about Why You Need MDR to Combat Current and Emerging Threats. In that article, we explained how MSS (Managed Security Services) became available to organizations a decade or so ago. In the beginning, clients were happy with MSSPs. Eventually, however, business owners became dissatisfied with the service ... Read More
Why You Need MDR to Combat Current and Emerging Threats

Why You Need MDR to Combat Current and Emerging Threats

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When cybercriminals hack into an organization’s network, they can do severe damage. First of all, business will be interrupted in the event of an attack. Normal day-to-day activities will have to be delayed or halted altogether until security experts are done with investigating the incident and eliminating the threat. This ... Read More
MDR: A Better Solution to Preventing Cybercrime?

MDR: A Better Solution to Preventing Cybercrime?

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Despite advances in cybersecurity, criminals have managed to hack into organizations’ networks using a variety of methods. According to Cybersecurity Ventures’ 2017 Cybercrime Report, “Cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021.” With so many new threats emerging one after the other, it is clear that businesses ... Read More
Looking Beyond the Endpoint: It’s Time to Quit Spending on Ineffective Security Solutions

Looking Beyond the Endpoint: It’s Time to Quit Spending on Ineffective Security Solutions

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Until a few years ago, it was still possible to imagine a computer network that looked like a fortress. The earliest local area networks were physically isolated, with users and their terminals or PCs confined to a single building or to neighboring structures on a business campus and directly linked ... Read More
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