Social Engineering refer to the art of manipulating people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. Cybercriminal uses different platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn or Email to spread malicious link. Social engineering attacks has proven to be very successful way for criminal to “get inside” your organization.
Problem: How to create alias and block Facebook traffic (IP Addresses and HTTP/HTTPS URL of Facebook) using pfSense firewall rules. Following steps are useful with sites such as Facebook that consume large amounts of IP range but are constrained within a few net blocks.
Network Security Checklist below was created with input from not less than a dozen technology consultants and security experts from Experts Exchange. This Network Security Checklist is not intended to validate a network as secure but as an INITIAL checklist to start from, covers many areas / items that consultants and admins often forget to […]
WannaCry / WannaCrypt ransomware attack has spread throughout the world. Affecting organizations in over 150 countries, tallied damage includes more than 200,000 people infected with the malware and roughly $28,463 paid in bitcoin to decrypt files. And that number may only increase unless companies act to mitigate the threat. Some reports indicate the ransomware attack […]
Enterprises are under siege from a rising volume of cyberattacks. At the same time, the global demand for skilled professionals sharply outpaces supply. Unless this gap is closed, organizations will continue to face major risk. Comprehensive educational and networking resources are required to meet the needs of everyone from entry-level practitioners to seasoned professionals.
Security has been a key issue in the area of technology, and even more so when newer technologies are being introduced. Fear of the unknown is a human condition we have to recognize and live with. Hence, with the advent of the Cloud – together with mobility, big data and analytics – issues related to security seem […]
The Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report is divided into four areas of discussion and issues explored within them, may at first glance seem disparate, but closer examination reveals their interconnectedness: 1. Threat Intelligence 2. Security Capabilities Benchmark Study 3. Geopolitical and Industry Trends 4. Changing the View Toward Cybersecurity—From Users to the Corporate Boardroom Below […]
Your ability to detect and stop cyber attacks depends on the effectiveness of your security operations team. HP Security Intelligence and Operations Consulting has assessed the capabilities of 87 security operations centers worldwide. This updated 2015 report bring you the latest information. HP assessments of organizations worldwide continue to show the median maturity level of […]
Cyber crime facts that should scare you: Fact 1: In 2011, UK organisations suffered 44 million cyber attacks causing damage between £18bn and £27bn. 80% of these attacks could have been prevented. Fact 2: In 2012, 87% of small + 93% of large firms in the UK experienced a cyber security breach. Fact 3: Average […]