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Don’t be mad at ransomware attackers, be grateful

By Michelle Drolet . 7 Jul 2015

Falling victim to a ransomware attack is most definitely inconvenient, but it could also serve as a wake-up call to the importance of backing up important data.   You’re minding your own business, sitting at your office computer. Suddenly, a pop-up appears – with the logo of the FBI – warning that you’re under investigation … Continue reading Don’t be mad at ransomware attackers, be grateful

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Positive signs for the future of cybersecurity

By Michelle Drolet . 27 May 2015

For all the infosec hurdles to overcome, we can build a bright future if the enterprise can pull together.   We often talk about the enormous challenges facing IT departments around the world. The consumerization of IT, driven by the BYOD trend and coupled with mobility, has given birth to a wide range of serious … Continue reading Positive signs for the future of cybersecurity

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7 security threats that go ignored too often

By Michelle Drolet . 18 May 2015

From unencrypted email to open Wi-Fi to faulty firewalls, some of the most common security threats could easily give away the entire farm.   More threats emerge for IT departments every year. Cybersecurity is increasingly challenging as attacks get more sophisticated. But many core basics are still being ignored. Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report … Continue reading 7 security threats that go ignored too often

How to keep cybercriminals out of your apps

By Michelle Drolet . 27 Feb 2015

Four ways to implement and maintain security testing.   Cybercriminals had a fantastic time in 2014 – breaching major retailers such as Home Depot and Kmart, major financial institutions (notably JPMorgan Chase), and a slew of smaller companies. Indeed, cybercrimes are growing more common, more costly, and taking longer to resolve. Those are among the key … Continue reading How to keep cybercriminals out of your apps

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