Tech Firms Join The War

Microsoft wades in as Russian malware strikes before military; global leaders reexamine cybersecurity A few hours before Russian tanks began rolling into Ukraine, alarms went off inside Microsoft’s Threat Intelligence Center, warning of a never-before-seen piece of “wiper” malware that appeared aimed at the country’s government ministries and financial institutions. Within three hours, Microsoft threw itself into the middle of a ground war in Europe — from 5,500 miles away. The threat center, north of Seattle, had been on high [...]

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Stop your phone in its tracks

Your phone knows where you are standing or sitting at this moment. Most people know that. How else could you use GPS? While location tracking is essential for directions, it also helps big tech sell you things. “Targeted advertising” is a massive phenomenon. Companies are eager to flood your screen with ads, which are primarily influenced by your day-today habits. Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google and many others make money off mobile ads, and they need that information to power [...]

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CED Solutions Offers Cyber Security Certifications

Become a Cyber Security Professional and Save $250 on upcoming CISSP, CEH, CHFI courses starting next week.  The savings applies to additional Cyber Security courses such as Security+, CySA+, CASP, CCNA: Security, CCNP: Security, CISM, and more. The best way to protect your Networks is to have properly training IT Security Pros on your team. Learn how to protect your LAN and WAN and important corporate information with Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Computer Forensics (CHFI), Security Analyst (ECSA), and Cisco [...]

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Is Your Company Compliant? A Take on GDPR by a CISO

There’s much talk about the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) that took effect on May 25 and its impact on US companies with European operations. As more and more information has been collected electronically over the years, it’s become necessary to mandate that companies better protect this information from being breached. With this mandate, the days of collecting and storing personal information are gone. Every company’s journey to GDPR is unique, but we can learn from each other. As [...]

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Nine Things That Are Poised To Impact Business Cybersecurity

From the Equifax breach this past September to the recent hack of MyFitnessPal data through Under Armour, the number of high-profile cyberattacks has continued to climb in recent months. Every company, regardless of size, must be prepared for the possibility that they’ll be the next victim. One important step every business should take to protect their sensitive customer data is invest in the latest security solutions. This means staying educated and up to date on what technology is available and what it [...]

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