Solutions: Social Engineering

Michelle Drolet

What You Need to Know: Today, VMware issued patches for two security flaws discovered in Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager, and vRealize Automation. The vulnerabilities are tracked as CVE-2022-22972 and CVE-2022-22973 and could be exploited to backdoor enterprise networks. The first vulnerability, CVE-2022-22972 has a critical CVSS score of 9.8 and is an authentication bypass

Michelle Drolet

What You Need to Know: This week, ESET researchers discovered three new cyberattacks against Ukraine: HermeticWizard, HermeticRansom, and IsaacWiper. There is a new exploit, HermeticWizard, which spreads HermeticWiper across local networks via WMI and SMB. HermeticWizard is a worm that was deployed on a Ukrainian system on February 23, 2022. The malware starts by trying

Michelle Drolet

What You Need to Know: Security teams are in a hurry to patch an unknown active vulnerability that was found in Apache’s Log4j and is now named Log4Shell. Log4j is a Java-based open-source library used by apps and services, and the newly found vulnerability could allow an attacker to compromise millions of devices across the

Michelle Drolet

Covid-19 has disrupted our lives and caused a lot of stress and panic globally. Even though lockdowns may be relaxing, cyber-attacks are showing no signs of slowing down. The pandemic has created the perfect environment for hacktivists to strike with a high degree of success. Let’s understand the top five reasons for this: 1. Expanding

Michelle Drolet

Cybersecurity, much like safety, cannot be achieved – it is an ongoing process that changes and adjusts to respond to the threat landscape, business needs and resources. As essential a cybersecurity strategy is to the enterprise, so is the implementation of it. Host: Michelle Drolet, CEO, Towerwall and Amy McLaughlin, Director of Information Services, Oregon

Michelle Drolet

Ransomware attacks can prove extremely disruptive and expensive to remedy. Prevention is better than finding a cure, and ransomware incidents are easily preventable with the right action. A few high-profile ransomware incidents have spread awareness, and many individuals and organizations have likely taken strides to protect themselves, which may have diminished the success rate of ransomware

Michelle Drolet

Bad actors have taken advantage of unpatched systems, software vulnerabilities and increasingly devious forms of malware for years, but their preferred weapon is often phishing. While their motives haven’t changed — luring target victims to click highly legitimate-looking emails so they can steal the keys to the castle — I’ve seen their attack methods grow more sophisticated

Michelle Drolet

Trends in Data Breaches and Comprehensive Responses Does your organization have a data breach response plan? Join Michelle Drolet and a team of industry experts for an interactive Q&A panel and discover the best practices for breach response and how to strengthen your organization’s cyber resilience. About the Webinar Join this interactive Q&A panel with

Michelle Drolet

Learn about best practices to combat the threat of ransomware There have been some seriously nasty ransomware attacks in the last few years. From Petya to Wannacry to the SamSam attack on health record company Allscripts just last month, ransomware has been wreaking havoc across the world. Global ransomware damages exceeded $5 billion last year, up from $325 million in

Michelle Drolet

10. Freely hackable Free public Wi-Fi connections are treated like a public utility, but they can be making you vulnerable to hackers. 9. Sign me up By default, most mobile phones/devices are set to ask your permission to join a network. Once you obtain credentials, the known network will join your phone automatically. 8. Sniffing