The Looming Enterprise IoT Security Threat

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnets are not the only threat organizations need to worry about when it comes to the internet of things (IoT). The Mirai attacks of 2016 engendered a pretty broad understanding of how botnets assembled from ordinary consumer IoT devices can be used to launch crippling DDoS attacks on enterprises. But organizations that..
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The Growing Mobile Menace For Enterprises

Mobile devices typically have not been the most common attack-vector in data breaches, but now isn’t the time to underestimate the risk they pose to enterprise security. Developments over the past year suggest that attacks and threats directed at mobile devices are growing. Malware authors are building more tools for exploiting vulnerabilities and threat actors..
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DDoS Attacks Evolve, Remain a Potent Threat

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks continue to evolve, and will remain a major threat to most organizations for the foreseeable future. A combination of factors is driving the trend, including the emergence of IoT and mobile botnets, the easy availability of for-hire services in criminal marketplaces and an increase in criminal actors seeking to..
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Ransomware Tools, Attacks Become More Business-Focused

Ransomware eclipsed most other cyberthreats in 2017 and has emerged as one of the most pressing security concerns for organizations today. Highlighting the trend are attacks such as the recent attack on Hancock Health of Greenfield, Indiana, which resulted in the hospital paying $55,000 in bitcoins to recover data that had been encrypted in a..
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