Cyber Security Insight

Carmakers are quickly working toward full IoT integration with newer vehicle models, essentially creating rolling, horn-honking WiFi signals. It's great in theory - many have touted the ease at which they can find a song to listen to or the best directions to get to their chosen...

Darpa is giving white-hat hackers a chance to win $55 Million in the first-of-its-kind hack competition. The Cyber Grand Challenge takes normal hack-tivities a step beyond the norm and creates a competition where teams are not only using their skills to patch cyber security flaws in real...

Air-gapped systems are utilized by military and financial institutions around the world for their secure and practically impenetrable states - they utilize what is known as an air wall, meaning the network in question is not connected to the Internet or any other outside systems,...

A DDoS attack can wreck immediate havoc on your business's network if it is ill-prepared to fight back. Unfortunately, DDoS, or distributed denial of service, attacks are being used against websites via CCTV DVRs and cameras, according to a recent report. The research firm Sucuri saw the...

A wireless network is a ubiquitous commodity to any organization. In that case, it should go without saying that security measures are up to speed with the latest wireless tools. If only that were the case. Close to 50% of IT leaders say their wireless components embody the...

Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) seem to be all the rage within cyber crime circles. Defined as an unwelcome user gaining access and planting footholds within the network for an extended period of time to steal information, it seems APTs have even hit the political circuit. The DNC released...

Recently we outlined the different types of IDS options available for businesses looking to beef up their cyber security protection. In this post, we're going to dive into Intrusion Prevention Systems, or IPS, and focus on how it prevents malicious attacks from occurring within your network. Picking...

There are a lot of acronyms and abbreviations in the cyber security world - too many, it seems. Whether you're new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, it's always good to be aware of the major players in this acronym game, especially since they...

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, or FFIEC, is warning banks across the country and around the world about the threats posed by hackers to their networks. Specific to the Lazarus Group but also serving as an umbrella warning, the FFIEC is opening the lines of communication...