So far 2022 confirms that passwords are not dead yet. Neither will they be anytime soon. Even though Microsoft and Apple are championing passwordless authentication methods, most applications and websites will not remove this option for a very long time. Think about it, internal apps that you do not want to integrate with third-party identity providers, government services, … [Read more...] about Stop Worrying About Passwords Forever
Image via KeeperRight Now, Get 30% Off Keeper, the Most Trusted Name in Password Management. In one way or another, almost every aspect of our lives is online, so it's no surprise that hackers target everything from email accounts to banks to smart home devices, looking for vulnerabilities to exploit. One of the easiest exploits is cracking a weak password. That's why using a … [Read more...] about Stop Putting Your Accounts At Risk, and Start Using a Password Manager
It should come as little surprise that when enterprise and IT leaders turned their attention to the cloud, so did attackers. Unfortunately, the security capabilities of enterprises have not always kept up with the threat landscape. Poor visibility, management challenges and misconfigurations combine with other security and compliance issues to make protecting cloud environments … [Read more...] about Why You Need an Adversary-focused Approach to Stop Cloud Breaches
Cyberattacks hit businesses every day. Ransomware is especially problematic, with the number of successful ransomware attacks increasing Year Over Year (YoY). Clearly, organizations need to defend against ransomware if they are going to avoid its costly damages. Cisco Secure Endpoint protects against cyberattacks with a cloud-delivered, single agent solution. It is the only … [Read more...] about Cisco Bolsters Endpoint Security to Stop Threats with Simple, Unified Defense
Google is tightening its privacy practices that could make it harder for apps on Android phones and tablets to track users who have opted out of receiving personalized interest-based ads. The change will go into effect sometime in late 2021. The development, which mirrors Apple's move to enable iPhone and iPad users to opt-out of ad tracking, was first reported by the Financial … [Read more...] about Google to Let Android Users Opt-Out to Stop Ads From Tracking Them
SecureX integration offers customers greater visibility to threats across technology silos Email threats continue to rise rapidly in volume and complexity. With email being the number one threat vector, it’s no surprise that 94 percent of malware is delivered via email, and it remains the easiest way for attackers to breach an organization. Email security is complex and of … [Read more...] about Cisco Email Security Expands, Simplified to Detect More Threats, Stop More Attacks
21st-century technology has allowed Cybercriminals to use sophisticated and undetectable methods for malicious activities. In 2020 alone, a survey revealed that 65% of US-based companies were vulnerable to email phishing and impersonation attacks. This calls for upgrading your organization's security with DMARC, which if not implemented, will enable cyber-attackers … [Read more...] about How DMARC Can Stop Criminals Sending Fake Emails on Behalf of Your Domain
I was recently able to grab some time with a Cisco customer to hear about their experience with Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, a SaaS-based Network Detection and Response (NDR) solution. Aspire Technology Partners, a Managed Security Service Provider, explained their use of the product for one of its customers that was in a dangerous situation involving some slippery malware … [Read more...] about Stop playing whack-a-mole and put threats to rest with Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud
My grandfather was born in the 1930s. In the early 2000s, he used to recollect childhood memories of his experience with the telephone while growing up in India. Since the 1990s, advances in this industry have made communication a piece of cake. He would often tell us stories about day trips for the sole purpose of making a phone call, the community experience of the party … [Read more...] about Are you ready to place a call for simplified cybersecurity? It’s time to stop switchboarding.
In March 2020, at the beginning of the U.S. response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, I expressed my gratitude for the healthcare workers and other first responders who put themselves at risk to ensure the health and safety of us all during these unprecedented, challenging times. This gratitude is shared by all CrowdStrike® team members, who remain committed to our … [Read more...] about We Stop. So You Can Go.