Information and Cyber Security News Headline Updated on 4 December 2019

The headline on 04 December 2019 Great Plains Health Recovering From Ransomware. Great Plains Health (GPHealth) medical center is recovering from a ransomware attack. The attack occurred on Monday, November 25. The next day, GPHealth cancelled a large number of non-emergency appointments and procedures. GPHealth is based in North Platte, Nebraska. Note: Speaking of HHS […]

Information and Cyber Security News Headline Updated on 23 November 2019

The headline on 23 November 2019 Texas School District Pays Ransomware Demand. The Port Neches-Groves Independent School District in Texas has paid an undisclosed sum in Bitcoin to regain access to their files that were encrypted by ransomware. The district’s director of information services said that as of Monday, November 18, staff had regained access […]

Biometrics in Telecom: Improving Customer Authentication and Fraud Prevention

Carriers are constantly creating new ways for clients to interact with them that require as little friction and effort as possible, and are increasingly adopting voice and behavioral biometrics. Why, as larger subscriber bases and more devices per subscriber result in more customer interactions, are biometrics a win-win for customers and carriers? Read on this […]

Puppet, DevOps and the Path to Better Security and Compliance with Multifaceted IT Automation

More targets, more problems – manual methods won’t cut it in today’s IT landscape. With complete, real-time visibility into the state of all your systems, security protocols can be consistently enforced. Remediation gets done faster with less need for human intervention. Whether you’re working with containers, traditional VMs, or hardware servers, we believe the best […]

Strengthen Cybersecurity with Comprehensive and Consistent Network Traffic Visibility

Achieving comprehensive visibility across the entire network and deep within network traffic is critical to ensuring effective cybersecurity. Yet achieving visibility to that extent has become increasingly difficult as the modern network has expanded to include not only on-premises data centers, but also hybrid cloud platforms, multiple network endpoints in multiple locations, and countless mobile […]