Cyber Security Predictions

Security Predictions 2018

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2018 is right around the corner, and with the changing of the calendar people naturally gravitate to looking ahead and thinking about everything that will happen in 2018. Security is no different and we often are asked, what’s going to happen in 2018? Last year on December 13th, 2016, I ... Read More
OWASP – The Superhero of AppSec

OWASP – The Superhero of AppSec

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The security industry needs unbiased sources of information who share best practices with an active membership body who advocates for open standards. In the AppSec world, one of the best is the Open Web Application Security Project (or OWASP). Standards and best practices have to evolve over time. Earlier this ... Read More
Who’s Driving Security for Uber?

Who’s Driving Security for Uber?

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The news was just released that a massive breach hit Uber in October of 2016. The personal information of 57 million Uber users and 7 million Uber drivers were stolen, including names, email addresses and phone numbers. In addition, about 600,000 drivers’ license numbers of Uber drivers were also stolen ... Read More
Tips for Safe Shopping in Stores or Online During the Holiday Season

Tips for Safe Shopping in Stores or Online During the Holiday Season

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are less than a week away and the sales have already begun. As people are hunting for the best deal on that new TV, they often forget about security entirely. So what should we all be worried about when buying items this holiday season and ... Read More
NCSAM

National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Week 4: A Career in Cyber Security

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Cyber security is one of the hottest and fastest growing industries in technology. As more breaches occur every day, more companies realize they need security experts. The problem: there are very few cyber security experts out there. The demand is so high and the talent pool so low that everyone ... Read More
ransomware

Bad Rabbit Ransomware

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It’s another day which means another round of Ransomware. This time it’s a ransomware that’s being called ‘Bad Rabbit’, and if the Bad Rabbit infections look familiar, they are. Bad Rabbit shares about 60%-70% of its code with the Petya ransomware that infected machines in June. This time the ransomware ... Read More
KRACK

The KRACK Attack

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As you’ve probably read, there is a serious vulnerability in the WPA2-PSK protocol that almost all WiFi traffic uses. This vulnerability is being called ‘KRACK’, which stands for Key Reinstallation Attack. If you have a wireless router, chances are you’re using WPA2-PSK right now, which makes you vulnerable to attack ... Read More
NCSAM

National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Week 3:  Beware your connected devices!

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As we look at our current cyber security landscape and see where we’re making progress and where we’re still lacking, it’s important to also look to the future and anticipate where we’re headed. As technology progresses at an ever-increasing speed, so to must the measures we take to secure those ... Read More
API vulnerabilities

Can you hear me now? APIs are vulnerable!

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T-Mobile announced that it had fixed a security issue in which anyone could query a T-Mobile API to gain personal information, including email addresses, device ID #s (IMSIs), and account details. All the attacker would need to do is change the phone number value in the API call and it ... Read More
NCSAM

National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Week 2: Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business, but your Passwords are NOT!

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Week two of National Cyber Security Awareness Month is focused around security in the workplace. What can individuals and companies do to keep their employees and their confidential information protected? I have a few tips for everyone regarding workplace cyber security. There are a few things I’ve noticed that shock ... Read More
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