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Malvertising and Ransomware Are Major Threats

Cyber-criminals are increasingly using sophisticated techniques to target their victims, including malvertising, crypto-ransomware and zero-day exploits. Read More >

 
 

DDoS Attacks Have Become a Persistent Problem

Over the last decade, distributed-denial-of-service attacks have grown from a nuisance to a persistent problem that can potentially cripple a company. The Kaspersky Lab reports that there were 12,281 unique victims of DDoS attacks during the first quarter of 2015, and these attacks targeted Web resources in 76 countries. A new report from security firm Imperva offers a deeper examination of the... Read More >

 
 

How to Mitigate Software Compliance Risks

Audits used to be done because of whistleblowers or suspicious licensing behaviors. Now, most software providers do audits as part of their business practices. Read More >

 
 

Malicious Macros Continue to Cause Damage

Although the methods used for malicious attacks constantly change and those in the crosshairs must continually adapt to new and changing tactics, some old and often forgotten approaches continue to do damage. One of these threats is the malicious macro. A new report from cyber-security firm Proofpoint—"How Does an Attack Technique Go from Antique to Blockbuster?"— examines these... Read More >

 
 

Encouraging Women to Choose Cyber-Security Careers

A partnership between Women in Technology and online course-provider Cybrary provides access to free technology training for WIT's members and protégés. Read More >

 
 
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