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Credential Stuffing is a Problem, and Here’s Why

Credential Stuffing 101 Maybe you've experienced it. It's very likely that you've, at least, heard about it. Cybercriminals are taking over online accounts and organizational systems at a rapid pace. So, why is that happening? Simply put: Hackers are credential stuffing. Credential stuffing is a subset of brute-force password attacks....
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Why COVID-19 Has Made Outsourcing Necessary

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, the economic strain falls hardest upon the Small-to-Medium Business (SMB) category – businesses with annual revenues less than $500m. Economic uncertainty adds additional strain to the everyday struggle and is forcing many SMB entities to consider outsourcing.Outsourcing provides many benefits, but it's not without risk. ...
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What Are Botnets and How to Address Them

Botnet hackers obtain access to computers, servers, and/or IoT devices, then install software to perform command and control (C2) functions. These infected devices become slave devices, or robots, for the hacker who uses them to form a network (roBOT + NETwork = BOTNET). Historically, botnets used a client-server model to...
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The Future of Cloud Security & Computing

Cloud computing arrived as an option a long time ago.  The ‘Year of the Cloud’ was declared as early as 2015.  But as of 2019, only 20% of workloads had migrated to the cloud. The COVID-19 quarantine forced many organizations to send workers home and adopt the cloud as a...
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April Sees Over 550 Cybersecurity Patches Released

Photo by Christian Lambert on Unsplash   Many IT managers reached for aspirin on April 14, when major software and hardware vendors issued over 550 patches for products.   Adobe, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and VMWare’s patches address a variety of security issues including several critical zero-day vulnerabilities.   Microsoft Patches   Microsoft’s update addresses...