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After WannaCry, what next?

by Jonathan Care  |  June 12, 2017

WannaCry (using the purloined exploit kit ETERNALBLUE) was paused, for now.  Heroic efforts from security practitioners around the world (and a congratulations to @malwaretech for finding the "kill switch" domain!)...

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3 things to do immediately in the wake of WannaCry

by Jonathan Care  |  May 15, 2017

My colleagues in IT Security have had a busy weekend. Since its discovery on Friday afternoon, the WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread this weekend, impacting over 10,000 organizations...

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Thoughts from RSAC

by Jonathan Care  |  February 25, 2017

I may as well 'fess up straight away. It was my first time at RSAC despite having attended many other events before. And I wasn't quite prepared for an event...

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The Latest U.S. DDoS Attack: Sorry, But I Don't Feel Sorry For Us

by Earl Perkins  |  October 24, 2016

The recent distributed denial-of-service attacks on various U.S. and world networks leveraging compromised Internet of Things (IoT) devices have long been predicted, discussed and now analyzed over the past few...

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The New Digital Security Organization

by Earl Perkins  |  October 17, 2016

Information Technology isn't what it used to be, is it? At one point we were focused on a relatively fixed set of infrastructure and software- mainframe computers, mid-range computers, servers,...

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It's Time to Move on From "What is the Internet of Things" Discussion If You Want to Secure It

by Earl Perkins  |  October 12, 2016

Among Gartner clients we are now beginning to see IoT "definition fatigue" set in as the glitz and excitement surrounding the concept settles into the hard business light of day....

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Threat Fatigue and the Failure of Cybersecurity

by Earl Perkins  |  October 7, 2016

There was a recent U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) study titled "Security Fatigue" that was released regarding people's experiences with online security. Though it had what we...

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