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! 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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