Modern security is a myth

The trillion dollar myth of Endpoint Security

Thus far in our series we have reviewed a sophisticated ransomware utilizing stealth and lateral movement techniques, an infamous case of wiperware masquerading as ransomware spread by hacked nation-state tools and an ever-changing swiss army knife which exists as a tool run by one criminal organization offering services to many.   Today, in 2019, the[…]

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Let’s dish about that ugly, nasty Scranos

No, not that guy! *Scranos*.     Scranos, the data-stealing malware which, according to ZDnet in an article dated June 13, 2019 claims, “…has returned with new attacks and nasty upgraded features”. It’s not quite as scary as a being capable of erasing half the population of earth, but you would not know that when reading[…]

Prevention STILL Beats Detection in Cybersecurity

The concept of Prevention before Detection is very easy to understand in most industries, except cybersecurity. Breach after breach in today’s news give us plenty of examples of cybersecurity professionals depending too much on Detection, and not enough on Prevention. But is that what you the business owner or consumer expect? I’m sure there are a[…]

Watch, Wince, Repeat – The Ransomware Cycle

Three high profile ransomware attacks in only 2 months is certainly making news across the globe. And it’s clear from all the headlines there are plenty of easy targets whose IT Management are stuck in the ransomware cycle – Watch, Wince, Repeat. Silly, because these ransomware attacks are/were preventable from the start. In May, a[…]

Perfect Storm For Cybersecurity Risk

Greg Masters, Managing Editor of SC Media does a great job painting a clear picture of cybersecurity this year from the statistics recently published in ISACA’s “State of Cyber Security Study 2017”.  It is clearly a“Perfect storm: Not only is the volume and complexity of cyberattacks increasing, but there’s also a lack of resources necessary to[…]

Rob Clyde: Ransomware (i.e. WannaCry) Is Not New

Rob Clyde, Executive Chair of the Board of Directors at White Cloud Security, shares his perspective in Steve Lasky’s article WannaCry Ransomware Worm Attacks the World. A Security Executives article through SecurityInfoWatch.com. “Ransomware attacks are not new. In fact, ISACA has been sounding the alarm on the increasing spate of ransomware for a while now.[…]

Better Cybersecurity Starts With Mindset Change

Your Mindset is STILL the key element to better cybersecurity. Your understanding of the newest threats and defense technologies, and your willingness to make changes are what improve your cybersecurity. There will always be discussion and buzz on new tools and tactics, but the essential element is your cybersecurity mindset.   If you fail to grow[…]