Up until last week, it was easy for a malicious hacker to gain access to the reservations and personal details of Marriott customers by leveraging a vulnerability in the hotel chain’s official mobile application.
You need to identify your security shortcomings before someone else does. Simulate attacks and tests to associate known vulnerabilities, previous attack patterns, and security/network data to identify potential attack paths to your company’s most important data.
John Hultquist, Manager of Cyber Espionage Threat Intelligence at ISIGHT Partners, joins the podcast to talk about "NEWSCASTER," a cyber espionage operation that uses fictitious social media accounts to launch attacks.
The protection of connected ( Internet of Things) devices is likely better performed at a network level rather than an endpoint level due to the variety of devices that may exist and the limited endpoint security functions that can be supported.
Many continue to click on links or attachments sent via email without taking any steps to verify the origin of the email or the validity of the link or attachment. It only takes one click to for an attacker to establish a foothold in the target’s systems.
Whether you’re buying a smart refrigerator for your home or a printer for your company, your first step is deciding the risk involved and how to deploy the device in a secure manner while preserving the functionality you require.