2015 Cybersecurity Challenges (5 Things To Expect)

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges (5 Things To Expect)

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges Every December, security experts begin to release their predictions on what cybersecurity will look like in the coming year. “The concept behind predictions is based on a company’s ability to express its expertise in a field both on the business and on the technology end,” said Barry Shteiman, director of security strategy with Imperva.  “We used our experience and our intelligence and data analysis systems as well as ongoing research in our…

Cloud Infographic – The Major Vulnerabilities of 2014

Cloud Infographic – The Major Vulnerabilities of 2014

The Major Vulnerabilities of 2014 There have been 3 major vulnerabilities over the past year. Heartbleed (Dubbed Heartbleed, this dangerous OpenSSL bug allows an attacker to access information from a client or server’s memory.), Shellshock (Once exploited, this vulnerability allows attackers to completely take over the server, enabling them to steal files, delete information, download malware and execute DDoS attacks.)and most recently POODLE (An exploit design flaw in SSL 3.0, attackers convince the browser to downgrade to SSL…

Cloud Pinup: Jumble – The Next Level of Security

Cloud Pinup: Jumble – The Next Level of Security

The Next Level of Security Security is often cited to be the main concern for businesses about to move to the cloud. Estimates have it that no less than a third of office system users will have moved to the cloud by 2017, up from 8% at present, with the number growing to 700M by 2022. The rising demand signifies that there are very real benefits to cloud services, but also that security budgets will…

Cloud Infographic – Cyber Monday Security

Cloud Infographic – Cyber Monday Security

Cyber Monday Security This is a time when cybercriminals become opportunists due to the explosive nature of Cyber Monday online shopping. The incredible number of online transactions taking place each second makes it a very lucrative time for these groups. We have provided a timely infographic by zerofox which gives you some ideas of what to like for and how criminals are carrying out these attacks.

Malvertising – Hiding In Plain Sight

Malvertising – Hiding In Plain Sight

Security Vulnerabilities In Advertising Bad guys never quit trying to be bad guys. For as long as there have been personal computers, we have had to put up with viruses, malware, spam, and a host of other carefully created annoyances whose danger level ranges from mild to catastrophic. We can now add malvertising to this list – a technique by which ads containing malware appear on otherwise trustworthy mainstream sites, and which burrow into a…

The Importance of the Cloud-Based Repository

The Importance of the Cloud-Based Repository

Backup your backup One of the most attractive features of cloud technology for the average user is the ability to store documents, files, photos and everything else of importance in a cloud-based repository. This has become such a normal and reliable part of existence for many that the notion of losing stored files is almost inconceivable – until it happens. DropBox has become one of the most popular cloud-storage systems in existence, but it has…

Migrating to a Business Cloud (5 Warnings)

Migrating to a Business Cloud (5 Warnings)

Migrating to a Business Cloud  In theory, migrating to cloud computing should be easy. Choose a cloud provider, move the files to the data server and everything is good to go. While that may work for the personal cloud, migrating into a business cloud format is a lot more complicated. As Ann Bednarz pointed out in a CIO.com article, companies are dealing with IT legacy systems that have been in place for years, and this…

Cloud Infographic – CloudTrends Report 2014

Cloud Infographic – CloudTrends Report 2014

CloudTrends Report 2014 Report finds that enterprise-managed services for greater visibility, control, QoS and security of cloud applications are on the rise Key findings of the Allot CloudTrends Report include: Over 45% of CSPs are offering public cloud applications and services for enterprises ranging from basic email and storage to fully-fledged unified communications, CRM and ERP solutions. Microsoft Office 365 is the most prevalent office suite offered by CSPs to SMBs and Enterprise with over…