Closing the Front Door on Cyberattacks

July, 02, 2013   Branden Spikes

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will be holding their 3rd Cybersecurity Framework Workshop from July 10-12 in San Diego, California to discuss Executive Order 13636, which deals with "Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity."   The Order is a joint effort to develop a framework between NIST and industry ...

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Big Problem - No Solutions?

February, 05, 2013     John Rees

February 5, 2013 It is astonishing that after 10 years of cyber criminals breaching corporate, government and personal data:  we are just now being inundated with news of cyber crime and are ...

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NYTimes hacked by China, handles it properly.

February, 03, 2013     Branden Spikes

I think it's pretty cool that NYTimes discovered hackers and then proceeded to hire a security firm to surreptitiously track the intruders.  I think many people would have ...

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Latest Spikes Newsletter

January, 18, 2013     Branden Spikes

Check out our latest newsletter over at Mailchimp, boom! http://eepurl.com/pBOGT Europe's security authority, the ENISA came forward this week with the news that this threat is growing ...

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The top security threat of 2013: the web browser.

January, 11, 2013     Branden Spikes

Something I've been preaching for a couple years, but is finally getting some well-deserved recognition among security authorities is that drive-by malware from web links is the #1 threat facing ...

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45% Of All Browsers Unpatched

January, 03, 2013     John Rees

According to a recent study, approximately 45% of people surfing the Internet were not utilizing the most secure version of their web browser.  Like other software, without the appropriate security ...

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Is the problem with IE, or with browsing in general?

September, 18, 2012     Branden Spikes

I recently read an article on Arstechnica which Clearly points to a need for a solution which doesn't involve updated AV signatures and less use of the exploited browser de ...

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