Endpoint security technologies are vitally important in today’s world of remote work. Hackers are finding new vulnerabilities to attack constantly. Here are 5 endpoint security technologies to defend against cyber threats.

Increasingly sophisticated threats target the endpoint devices that are connected to every organization’s network. These endpoint devices include workstations, employee laptops, and IoT devices. Modern cyber threats can easily evade signature-based technologies that rely on databases of known malware to detect cyber attacks.

This article highlights five advanced endpoint security technologies that organizations need if they want better protection in the current threat landscape.

#1. AI Endpoint Security

Artificial intelligence (AI) has a…

Ransomware groups are becoming more boastful and even advertising for affiliates, according to a recent article. Read more to see which groups are more active and how to defend your organization.

As evidence of the worsening ransomware epidemic, brazen cybercriminals are now brazenly boasting about how well their malware performs as it encrypts their victims’ data. They’re doing so in an attempt to recruit hacker affiliates to grow their illicit operations.

According to BleepingComputer.com, two Russian forums previously used by ransomware groups to promote themselves recently banned them from doing so. This forced these bad actors to turn to alternate…

The right-to-left override attack may be unassuming but incredibly malicious. Most people have heard about phishing attacks, but they think that opening a file with the “.txt” extension is harmless.

What is a Right-to-Left Override Attack?

A right-to-left override (RTLO) attack takes advantage of user trust in text files and changes the text file extension to a “.exe” executable file. An RTLO attack is a sophisticated phishing method that tricks users into thinking that they are opening a harmless text file, but they instead open a malicious executable. It’s one of many ways ransomware authors get their malware installed on corporate computers.

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Hackers understand every angle of cybersecurity attack vectors, so it’s important that you do as well. Once you know how hackers can take advantage, you are better prepared to protect your organization.

What are Cybersecurity Attack Vectors?

They’re called attack vectors — the methods by which cybercriminals gain unauthorized access to systems and networks in order to launch their attacks. They can be technical in nature, like taking advantage of a known application vulnerability, or they may involve the utilization of social engineering tactics wherein deception is used to extract information to facilitate access. …

Log management is a critical piece of your information technology and cybersecurity strategies, and a potentially required piece if your organization falls under any compliance regulations. Read more about why log management is important and how your organization could benefit.

Logging events seems like an obvious IT requirement for any network administrator to ensure the uptime of equipment, but aggregating and managing logs is essential for other benefits including analytics, fast response times, and the health of your infrastructure.

Events are any activity performed on a server or application including authentication failures, errors, changes to environment variables, and resource utilization…

Every time you get on the internet, you are exposed to many forms of risk. Encrypted traffic is supposed to be secure, but what are the dangers of encrypted malware?

Hackers are constantly finding new ways to identify security flaws and exploit them, compromising your data or device. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the effect of the financial market caused by cybercrime is expected to rise to 6 trillion dollars in 2021.

Most websites on the internet have resulted in encrypted connections to beef up their security. You’ve probably encountered it. For instance, when a site has a padlock icon at…

While a SIEM is a vital tool for monitoring networks, could a Managed SIEM service make an impact on your business?

What is a SIEM?

Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that combines SIM (security information management) and SEM (security event management) functions into one security management system.

The acronym SIEM is pronounced “sim” with a silent e.

The underlying principles of every SIEM system is to aggregate relevant data from multiple sources, identify deviations from the norm, and take appropriate action.

For example, when a potential issue is detected, a SIEM might log additional information, generate an…

Many organizations are moving to outsourced cyber security monitoring — many because of compliance requirements and many because of ongoing cyber threats. Here are three top benefits to outsource.

Cyber Security Monitoring Benefits

Cyber security monitoring is essential to ensure that your system is always available and is working efficiently. However, many small businesses do not have the time or resources to hire additional IT employees to monitor a network at all times.

Failure to monitor a network exposes your business to significant security threats and increases the chance of experiencing many technical issues in the workplace. …

Network penetration testing can play a vital role in keeping your business well-protected against cyber threats. There are several reasons to consider a pentest, keep reading to find out why many organizations choose Cybriant for their penetration testing services.

It’s important to consider an outside organization to routinely conduct network penetration tests, you’ll be able to ensure that your company is always safe from unknown vulnerabilities.

What is Network Penetration Testing?

Penetration Tests, often referred to as ‘pen tests’ are necessary for organizations that have a compliance need, or that have a concern of a specified system, or are within the monitoring phase of an…

Are you up-to-date with the changes around NIST 800–171 requirements? With CMMC compliance, how do you know which certification is right for your organization?

What is NIST 800–171?

NIST Special Publication 800–171 provides federal agencies with recommended requirements for protecting the confidentiality of controlled unclassified information (CUI):

  1. when the CUI is resident in nonfederal information systems and organizations;
  2. when the information systems where the CUI resides are not used or operated by contractors of federal agencies or other organizations on behalf of those agencies; and
  3. where there are no specific safeguarding requirements for protecting the confidentiality of CUI prescribed by the authorizing law, regulation…


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