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Jeffrey Burt
Content posted in December 2018
Healthcare Industry Still in Ransomware Crosshairs
Jeffrey Burt  
12/27/2018   16 comments
A report by Kaspersky researchers has found that healthcare organizations in the US and Canada are still at heightened risk of ransomware attacks.
Cloud Backup: How It Can Protect Against Ransomware
Jeffrey Burt  
12/20/2018   1 comment
For enterprises anxious to avoid being extorted by attackers using ransomware, backing up data to the cloud is an option to consider, though it's not the answer for everyone.
Many Enterprises Still Blind to Security Risk, Study Finds
Jeffrey Burt  
12/19/2018   1 comment
Even as organizations continue to get hit with cyber attacks, they're struggling to accurately measure the costs of such events to their operations, a report by Tenable and the Ponemon Institute found.
IoT Botnets Shifting to Exploit Vulnerabilities
Jeffrey Burt  
12/13/2018   1 comment
A report from NetScout's ASERT Team finds that IoT devices are vulnerable to exploits for long periods of time and can be attacked within minutes after coming online.
M2M Protocols Expose IoT Data, Trend Micro Finds
Jeffrey Burt  
12/11/2018   Post a comment
The MQTT and CoAP protocols that are crucial to IoT and IIoT operations have significant vulnerabilities that puts devices at risk, according to analysis from Trend Micro.
APTs in 2018: A Mix of Old & New
Jeffrey Burt  
12/10/2018   Post a comment
Established threat groups and new players alike made for an active APTs scene this year, according to researchers with Kaspersky Lab.
Cybercriminal Underground Will Continue to Consolidate in 2019
Jeffrey Burt  
12/3/2018   Post a comment
There will be fewer malware-as-a-service families, but they will be bigger, stronger and more sophisticated, according to a report from McAfee.




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