How Vendors Can Partner with Education to Narrow the Skills Gap: A Call to Action

The U.S. used to be terrible at soccer. The primary reason is that we already had many established sports that we were good at – baseball, football and basketball. Children started playing these sports from a young age, so that by the time they were of recruiting age for the Continue Reading

WannaCry FAQ – Take-aways and Learnings

How does WannaCry spread? WannaCry has multiple ways of spreading. Its primary method is to use the Backdoor.Double.Pulsar backdoor exploit tool released last March by the hacker group known as Shadow Brokers, and managed to infect thousands of Microsoft Windows computers in only a few weeks. Because DoublePulsar runs in Continue Reading

4 Financial Services Cybersecurity Pain Points and How Security Fabric Can Assist

The cloud, Internet of Things (IoT),  mobility, and big data analytics are four primary trends that are driving change, and financial services organizations are being tasked to keep up. While digital business is simplifying life for the users of financial services, companies are being forced to deal with these trends’ Continue Reading

How is team-member-1 doing?

The engineer that gave the unfortunate command to delete our primary database was not only on our minds but also of other people. He’s known by the community as “team-member-1”, as we refered to him by this expression in our public communications during the incident. After we posted the postmortem Continue Reading

The Future of Healthcare Data Threats and Security

Our recent blog posts have focused on malware, and more specifically ransomware, as a primary threat vector currently plaguing healthcare.  This week, we turn our spotlight on users and the challenges of coping with behavioral threats.  Scott Whyte, senior vice president of growth and innovation at ClearDATA, says that tactics Continue Reading

Protecting Email is Essential to Your Security Strategy

FortiMail Awarded VBSpam+ Certification. Again. Email is still the primary form of critical, formal business communication. It also continues to be the primary conduit for malware, phishing attacks, and data loss. Here’s why: no matter how mu…