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 […]
Threats in encrypted traffic
There was a time when the web was open. Quite literally—communications taking place on the early web were not masked in any significant fashion. This meant that it was...
The Value of Threat Hunting
Threat hunting, i.e. looking for threats that somehow got past your defenses, is featured in our Cisco Cybersecurity Series, "Hunting for Hidden Threats: Incorporating Threat Hunting Into Your Security Program."