Are Retailers Ready for Holiday Season Ransomware?
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Are Retailers Ready for Holiday Season Ransomware?

Ransomware attacks have hit all sectors, but retail is a favorite target of criminals. What do retailers need to do to ensure the holiday shopping season is not disrupted?

Clearing Up Confusion on Supply Chain Attacks
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Clearing Up Confusion on Supply Chain Attacks

Supply chain and third-party connections are a necessary part of running IT today, but these also introduce risks to an organization. What can security leaders do to mitigate the risk of supply chain attacks?

New Threats Based on ProxyShell Vulnerability Require Immediate Action
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New Threats Based on ProxyShell Vulnerability Require Immediate Action

Organizations with on-premises Exchange Server should update and patch servers as soon as possible to protect against threats posed by ProxyShell.

Security Threat Researchers Uncover “Dropper-as-a-Service Platforms”
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Security Threat Researchers Uncover “Dropper-as-a-Service Platforms”

Malware-as-a-service platforms make it easy for would-be cybercriminals to cause trouble. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Novel Encryption Technique Helps Lockfile Ransomware Hide in Plain Sight
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Novel Encryption Technique Helps Lockfile Ransomware Hide in Plain Sight

But prevention advice is not new: enterprises need a multilayered approach for protection.

Using TLS to Avoid Detection is On the Rise
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Using TLS to Avoid Detection is On the Rise

Hiding in encrypted traffic is the newest way to breach a network and do damage. Here’s how security leaders can guard against this tricky tactic.

Combine XDR with Human Threat Hunters to Help Halt Cyber Attacks
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Combine XDR with Human Threat Hunters to Help Halt Cyber Attacks

Stealthy hackers use common IT tools to pull off exploits and move around in networks. XDR, combined with skilled human threat detection, recently helped thwart a potentially damaging attack.

What’s Your Plan if Ransomware Hits?
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What’s Your Plan if Ransomware Hits?

Trained staff and a modern tool set can help security teams move beyond mere prevention and into proactive detection.

Simply Protecting Yourself is No Longer Enough
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Simply Protecting Yourself is No Longer Enough

Today’s security strategy requires getting proactive and searching for threats before they find you

Changing the Narrative Around Attack Victim Shaming
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Changing the Narrative Around Attack Victim Shaming

Making end users feel bad about falling for social engineering attacks is not a productive way to shore up defenses.

Don’t Make Haste! The Downside of Rushing Attribution
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Don’t Make Haste! The Downside of Rushing Attribution

Collecting the wrong indicators of compromise (IOCs) can actually do more harm than good.

How Criminals Abuse Common Security Tools – and Use Them Against You
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How Criminals Abuse Common Security Tools – and Use Them Against You

By utilizing legitimate programs and tools, criminals can hide in plain sight on the network, causing significant damage

Mitigating Security Threats on Nontraditional Platforms
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Mitigating Security Threats on Nontraditional Platforms

Just because it doesn’t look like a computer, doesn’t mean it can’t be exploited. Here’s how to guard against attacks on nontraditional devices

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The Way Forward: 5 Security Fixes to Support a Hybrid Workforce

Work from home and newer hybrid models will continue even after the pandemic. Here’s what to do now to ensure security keeps pace

Dirty Tricks: The Latest in Ransomware Tactics
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Dirty Tricks: The Latest in Ransomware Tactics

New Conti ransomware is harder to find, and more damaging than previous types of attacks. But good security hygiene can help.

Healthcare Organizations: Moving to High Alert for Ransomware
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Healthcare Organizations: Moving to High Alert for Ransomware

Often underfunded for security, healthcare organizations need to guard against increasingly common ransomware attacks using new techniques.

What’s Next in Battling Ransomware? Human-driven Threat Hunting
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What’s Next in Battling Ransomware? Human-driven Threat Hunting

Most organizations can defend against malicious code, but today’s security strategy must monitor for malicious behaviors. The answer: human-driven threat hunting and managed threat response.

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