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What Your ISP Knows About You

We’ve all heard the stories about ISP employees monitoring user traffic for the sake of private gain or when dying of boredom, but are those legends true? David Balaban, a computer security researcher with over 15 years of experience in malware analysis and antivirus software evaluation, shows us what your Internet service provider (ISP) really knows about you.

Seriously?! Can You Not Do That? Chapter IV - Insecure Use of Public Wi-Fi

At one time or another, we’ve all connected to the Internet via public Wi-Fi – at a coffee shop, in a hotel, on a plane. The convenience is irresistible, but few people are aware that public Wi-Fi is one of the biggest risks to personal and business security because these networks are so easy to attack for hackers. Cybersecurity experts answer these questions: Are any public WiFi networks safe? What harm can be done on these public networks? And how can you protect yourself against this risk?

A Dialogue With Joe Gray, Enterprise Security Consultant

ITSPmagazine recently caught up withJoe Gray, Enterprise Security Consultant at Sword & Shield Enterprise Security. Joe shared his views on personal information sharing, privacy, and the value of community service for information security awareness throughout society.

The Security Risks of Lost and Stolen Devices

Despite an increasing number of organizations are choosing to embrace the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, there are still considerable security risks involved that many are not aware of. This article will explain what are the possible security risks involved with BYOD and how to prevent them.

Happy Ransomware Year, MongoDB!

Malicious actors are wasting no time in kicking off 2017…in the past week we’ve seen an active and growing ransom campaign against over 10,000 unsecured Internet-facing data MongoDB instances. Here expert Jason Garbis explores this situation a bit more, and then takes a step back for some analysis.

When Friendly Thermostats & Toasters Join The IoT Dark Side

We are now in the wake of two of the biggest and most catastrophic Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that we have seen yet. As we have observed, the Internet of Things (IoT) are beginning to pose a real threat to our information security.

Step 1 for OPSEC Resilience: A Well Trained Team

Expert Rick Holland has found that in order to build resilience into your OPSEC program, you need to be aware of the changes around you and prepare for scenarios beyond normal operations.