Author: Alexandra Driscoll

A new cyber attack method, dubbed DROWN by its creators, is showing vulnerabilities in servers using old encryption methods like SSL and TLS that are found on millions of websites. The researchers explained the idea behind DROWN: ”DROWN is a serious vulnerability that affects HTTPS and other services...

User experience had become increasingly more important as web design has expanded with technological advances and consumer tastes. In the past, simply presenting information in a readable format was sufficient enough – now, presentation of information and the overall ease of use of a website is...

It's become apparent that many companies collect data in hopes that it'll be helpful in the long term. Short term, however, no one really knows what to do with it, how it can be used, or ways that it can be leveraged to move a...

There are nearly 1 Billion websites live on the web; of those 1 Billion websites, almost 1 in 5 of them are created and maintained using the Wordpress platform – a popular open source Content Management System (CMS).WordPress is beneficial due to its ease of...

RESTON, Va. – Neovera, Inc., a leading provider of IT consulting, cyber security solutions, and infrastructure management services, today announced it is now a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) for AlienVault Unified Security Management (USM) platform. Under the new partnership, Neovera will leverage AlienVault USM...

A hospital in Southern California made news last week after being the victim of ransomware for 10 days. Hollywood Presbyterian was only able to regain access to its electronic medical records (EMR) system after paying 40 bitcoins, or roughly $17K. Sophos put the impact of the ransomware on...

Ransomware, a newer type of cyber attack, is becoming increasingly popular. A virus that infects a computer or computer system and then locks all the files and programs, hackers using ransomware are typically the only ones with the "key", or code, that can unlock the victim's data....

There has been some debate recently about what to do if you are attacked with ransomware. Ransomware is a form of cyber attack that loads malware into computer systems that encrypts the files. The only way to break the encryption is with a “key”. The...

A company’s HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) system is yet another potential entry point for hackers looking to steal precious information. You’re probably thinking, “This article is some kind of joke, right? My HVAC system can’t be hacked”. Unfortunately this isn’t a joke - a...

A recent report by KPMG surveyed 223 senior IT and security executives from different healthcare organizations and institutions and found that 81% of those questioned - all of which claimed more than $500M in annual revenues - experienced a security breach in the last two years. In other words, four out...