Threat Landscape Trends: Endpoint Security, Part 1
In our new blog series, Threat Landscape Trends, we’ll be taking a look at activity in the threat landscape and sharing the latest trends we see. By doing so, we hope to shed light on areas where you can quickly have an impact defending your assets, especially if dealing with limited security resources.
Threat protection: The WastedLocker ransomware
What is WastedLocker and how do Cisco Security technologies stop it? In this blog, we walk through the infection process, alongside points where our technologies can detect and block the threat.
Remote work and the threat landscape
This month, we decided to take a look at some of the trends we’ve seen in a shifting threat landscape, including attackers who are adapting their techniques to take advantage of new opportunities. When you understand what they’re doing, it’s easier to mount a better defense against new trends in the threat landscape.
Securing the remote work environment
As organizations adopt remote working, how should they evaluate their security posture? And what are the top threats they may face?
Stealing passwords with credential dumping
What is “credential dumping” and why should security professionals be paying attention? Find out more in this Threat of the Month.
Explorations in the spam folder
Everyone has a spam folder. It’s often disregarded as a dark, bottomless pit for fake emails from FedEx, pharmacy offers, and introductory emails from women far too amorous to be anything but fantastical. You’d be right to largely ignore this folder. Yet each day new emails end up in it. Most of us have learned […]
Securing Industrial IoT
It’s hard to ignore the ubiquity of the internet of things (IoT). Even if you’re one of those holdouts that doesn’t own consumer IoT devices such as a smart speaker, internet-connected thermostat, or a smart watch, industrial IoT (IIoT) devices—a subset of the IoT landscape—are already playing a part in your daily life. From the […]
Online advertising is an integral part of today’s internet experience. In many ways, ads are the lifeblood behind many websites, providing the necessary funding to keep sites running, as well as supporting the creation of new content. While it may appear as though the ads that are displayed are just a component of the site […]