cyber threats

March 8, 2019

SECURITY

Threat Hunting for the Riskiest 1 Percent

"What’s our exposure?” is a question that requires an urgent and conclusive answer as soon as a potential threat is discovered. Learn more on proactive threat hunting to go from exposed to empowered.

May 31, 2018

EDUCATION

Summer reading list: modernizing IT and enhancing cybersecurity, plus a view of the bright side

Thinking of summer reading with digital teaching and learning in mind? Here are a few suggestions. Some are serious—think cybersecurity and IT modernization—but others are inspirational and fun.

May 9, 2018

EDUCATION

[New Cybersecurity Report] How to Stay Ahead of the Latest Cyber Threats in Higher Ed

Nearly 60% of colleges and universities worldwide have experienced at least one public security breach, and in 2017, threats like these cost 51% of all affected institutions more than $500,000.

January 24, 2018

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Make a Security Resolution with a Trustworthy Network Infrastructure

This year, resolve to ensure the security and resilience of your organization with a trustworthy network foundation. Look to Cisco as your trusted security partner.

August 14, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

When combining exploits for added effect goes wrong

Since public disclosure in April 2017, CVE-2017-0199 has been frequently used within malicious Office documents. The vulnerability allows attackers to include Ole2Link objects within RTF documents to launch remote code when HTA applications are opened and parsed by Microsoft Word. In this recent campaign, attackers combined CVE-2017-0199 exploitation with an earlier exploit, CVE-2012-0158, possibly in […]

May 16, 2017

GOVERNMENT

WannaCry Type Ransomware a Growing Threat: 5 Easy Steps to Protect Your Agency

It all started harmlessly enough. A pleasant sounding ping on her phone and a quick check of her email. But it then quickly descended into a weekend of worry. For people in both the public and private sector, cyber attack has become a potentially life-altering and seemingly unstoppable threat that is beginning to define our everyday […]

August 1, 2016

SECURITY

Attackers Evolve Tactics to Infiltrate Your Network via Email

Email continues to be the number one business communication method and is still the number one threat vector. This ubiquitous communication technology also provides an effective path for criminal actors. Today, customers are more concerned about targeted and other advanced attacks rather than spam capture rates. Well-funded, educated criminals employ a wide range of attack […]

January 27, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco Cloud Security Architecture: Un-Cloaking Invisible Threats

In the more than ten years, I have worked in developing security solutions, I have witnessed the steady evolution of security threats and the incredible strides made to combat them. Recent high profile security breaches have shown that a breach in security can have serious consequences.. It can lead to loss or destruction of business […]

March 24, 2014

GOVERNMENT

CyberPatriot Competition Kicks-Off with a Bright Start

The sixth season of the National CyberPatriot Competition kicked off back in November, and the National Finals are coming up: March 26th – 29th. Conceived by the Air Force Association, CyberPatriot is a premier Internet defense competition designed to excite, educate, and motivate the next generation of network defenders, which are critical to our nation’s […]