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RSA – day 3: Security for those who don’t know what that means

Here at RSA, an increasing amount of security purchases are made by those who got the task dumped in their laps, but who have little or no formal or practical training.

RSA 2017 – day 2: Attacking yourself

Want to find holes in your security perimeter? What better way than to attempt to attack yourself, and here at RSA there are plenty of tools to help.

RSA 2017: The year the little guys get swallowed up

RSA feels like a mashup of giant tech Titans steadily swallowing up the little guys to make one massive, unholy tech monster. But how does that really work for small businesses as customers, and the rest of us?

Proof-of-concept ransomware to poison the water supply

Researchers have described how ransomware could potentially attack industrial control systems (ICS), and demonstratied how new malware threats might target core infrastructure, holding entire cities hostage.

Next-gen security software: Myths and marketing

There is a view in the media of the current security market that assumes a split between first-generation and technologies using next-generation signature-less detection.

100,000+ WordPress webpages defaced as recently patched vulnerability is exploited

Keep your WordPress site updated, or risk having hackers modify the content of any post or webpage.

Cybersecurity: 5 basic lessons for everyone

A new way of looking at cybersecurity, no longer viewing it as a goal in itself, but instead something that is directly connected to business needs.

Desperately seeking cybersecurity skills

Cybercrime is victimizing US companies and consumers, but a gap in cybersecurity skills presents a problem for the federal government. ESET’s Stephen Cobb investigates.

Apple issues security patches for … just about everything

If you have a piece of Apple technology in your house or office, chances are that it’s time you updated it.

Forensic analysis techniques for digital imaging

ESET’s Miguel Ángel Mendoza looks at a range of forensic analysis techniques that are used to examine digital images.

FTC IoT privacy and security push points out D-Link router and webcam flaws

The US Federal Trade Commission has again acted on its serious concerns about data privacy and security in the Internet of Things (IoT). This time D-Link webcams and routers are the focus. Stephen Cobb puts this latest FTC move in context.

The year in security: Trends 2017

In this feature, we capture some of the key ideas discussed in ESET’s latest trends paper for 2017, Security Held Ransom.

Cyber-savvy New Year’s resolutions you’ll want to keep

Put cyber security at the top of your New Year’s resolution list for 2017, implementing a digital detox and improving your online behaviors.

Retailers! Avoid getting hacked during the holiday season (or any other time of the year)

Tips for cash-strapped retailers looking to avoid getting hacked, during the holiday shopping season, or any other season.

Cybersecurity skills gap: It’s big and it’s bad for security

The cybersecurity skills gap is a big problem for organizations struggling to protect rapidly expanding systems from a growing range of threats. We look at how big and what to do about it.

Don’t let cybercriminals ruin Christmas: Beware these 12 threats

With spirits and internet usage at an all time high, there’s no better time for cybercriminals to lure a victim online. Here are 12 threats to be aware of.

ESET Trends for 2017: Holding security ransom

ESET’s Trends for 2017: Security Held Ransom report includes a review of the most important events of last year and outlines trends in cybercriminal activity and cyberthreats for 2017.

Yahoo data breach: What you can do

Yahoo has announced that one billion of its user accounts has been affected by a data breach. ESET’s Mark James offers some informative security advice.

Hacking is legal again finally (sometimes)

Go ahead and hack your car, that’s fine now. Go ahead and hack the Department of Defense, that’s okay too under new policies. It wasn’t always this way.

Historic Black Friday online safety advice

If you are getting ready to hunt for online deals this Black Friday, here are a few tips that will help you keep attackers away from your hard earned money.

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