Patch Tuesday Update – November 2020

Patch Tuesday Update – November 2020

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Patch Tuesday Advisory (November 2020): Can we say Remote Code Execution? After a light October, it’s back to business as usual with 112 vulnerabilities patched, up from a paltry 87 last month. The big story for November however is on the urgent end of the spectrum: there are 17 critical ... Read More
25 CVEs That NSA Want You to Patch Right Now

25 CVEs That NSA Want You to Patch Right Now

Tuesday, October 20th, wasn’t your usual Patch Tuesday announcement from Microsoft. Instead, this announcement came from the NSA urging users to patch 25 vulnerabilities Chinese hackers were exploiting, quickly. The list of vulnerabilities, many of them already known programming issues, was made public to draw urgency and help IT teams ... Read More
25 CVEs That NSA Wants You to Patch Right Now

25 CVEs That NSA Wants You to Patch Right Now

Tuesday, October 20th, wasn’t your usual Patch Tuesday announcement from Microsoft. Instead, this announcement came from the NSA urging users to patch 25 vulnerabilities Chinese hackers were exploiting, quickly. The list of vulnerabilities, many of them already known programming issues, was made public to draw urgency and help IT teams ... Read More
Security Awareness Training: How Often Should Your Employees Get Retrained?

Security Awareness Training: How Often Should Your Employees Get Retrained?

Almost every company has some sort of security training, along with several other training prompts to complete during the new hire process. But once initial training is complete, how often should you revisit? With the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape and new threats continually being used by hackers, users must stay updated ... Read More
Security Awareness Training: How Often Should Your Employees Get Retrained?

Security Awareness Training: How Often Should Your Employees Get Retrained?

Almost every company has some sort of security training, along with several other training prompts to complete during the new hire process. But once initial training is complete, how often should you revisit? With the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape and new threats continually being used by hackers, users must stay updated ... Read More
Balbix Employee Spotlight: Ramith Padaki

Employee Spotlight: Ramith Padaki, Machine Learning Engineer

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  For today’s employee spotlight, we interviewed Ramith Padaki, a former Balbix intern and now a full-time Machine Learning Engineer with Balbix. Typically, we’d do this sort of interview in the office, or perhaps during a coffee walk-and-talk, but since we’re all still sheltering in place, we decided to do ... Read More
Balbix Employee Spotlight: Ramith Padaki

Employee Spotlight: Ramith Padaki, Machine Learning Engineer

| | Employee Spotlight
  For today’s employee spotlight, we interviewed Ramith Padaki, a former Balbix intern and now a full-time Machine Learning Engineer with Balbix. Typically, we’d do this sort of interview in the office, or perhaps during a coffee walk-and-talk, but since we’re all still sheltering in place, we decided to do ... Read More
School is back in session for students and for hackers

School is back in session for students and for hackers

School is back in session for students, staff, and unfortunately for hackers too. Schools have not been in session for an entire month, yet September has seen a number of attacks launched against the EDU system. Earlier this month, Hartford Public Schools, one of the largest public schools in Connecticut, ... Read More
Expert Opinions: Frequency of Reviewing Your Cyber Risk

Expert Opinions: Frequency of Reviewing Your Cyber Risk

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Recently, IDG TECHTalk hosted a Twitter chat on, “Risk Management in the Enterprise,” and asked experts to chime in on several questions. In particular, one question that fueled many responses was, “How often should businesses review their cybersecurity risk, and should it be done more frequently, less frequently, or at ... Read More
My Name Is Nick Gonzalez – This Is Why I Joined Balbix

My Name Is Nick Gonzalez – This Is Why I Joined Balbix

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I have worked for startups, enterprise companies, and small boutiques throughout my career, and I’ve enjoyed every experience. Along the way, I have met some incredible people, worked on some fantastic products, and made life-long friends. Though I’ve enjoyed every environment, my favorite setting is a place that runs with ... Read More