cybersecurity

Understanding Cyber Threats: How Your Company Is at Risk Today & How to Protect It

Brett Harney Network Security

It can seem so legitimate. You get an email from a service you use asking you to change your password. You click on the link, which takes you to a website that looks authentic. You input your current login credentials and suggest a new password. Success! It says you’re done. But you’re not done. In fact, you haven’t achieved what …

Hacker Convention Warns: Don’t Allow Your Network to Be “Faxploited”

Brett Harney Network Security

There are plenty of access points for a hacker, and they’re often tied to our very high-tech devices – all the pieces of hardware with “smart” in front of them for one example. But sometimes our dinosaurs, the work-horse predecessors of our fast-paced IT, are the ones holding open a back door for security weaknesses. At Def Con 26, an …

The 3 Perils of Your Cyber Security Process

Brett Harney Network Security

It’s easy to understand why businesses are increasing their security budgets after a year like 2017. We’ve seen an unprecedented level of cyber crime, from Equifax to WannaCry. While the cyber crime stories made the headlines, there were no doubt even more losses that occurred as a result of simple human error, many of which were never reported. Many companies …