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The Achilles Heel of Cybersecurity

The Equifax breach once again highlights how Application Vulnerabilities remain the achilles heel for organisations. Hackers exploited a two-month-old flaw in Equifax’s web systems to steal 143 million customer’s private data. Analysis of the major breaches from 2012  will show that Application-level vulnerabilities have caused far more data breaches in recent years than any other […]

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The Achilles Heel of Cybersecurity

The Equifax breach once again highlights how Application Vulnerabilities remain the achilles heel for organisations. Hackers exploited a two-month-old flaw in Equifax’s web systems to steal 143 million customer’s private data. Analysis of the major breaches from 2012  will show that Application-level vulnerabilities have caused far more data breaches in recent years than any other […]

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Practical Steps To Cyber Security For Law Firms

With the proliferation of cyber attacks in 2016 and 2017, it is imperative for organisations to keep systems and data safe, and no industry is exempt from this rule. Law firms are the same as any other company when it comes to countering cyber attacks and protecting their most important data. All organisations must have a security […]

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Using SIEM Solutions to Connect the Security Dots and Detect Ransomware

Many companies, organisations, groups and individuals who are vigilant in the face of new cyberthreats create highly advanced detection and prevention systems to help potential victims identify and remediate security events as quickly as possible. While these controlling, monitoring and alerting mechanisms can be used in isolation, their true value lies in the correlation of […]

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New Major Ransomware Outbreak Infecting Airlines, Banks, and Utilities 

  A major ransomware attack has impacted businesses throughout Europe, in an infection reminiscent of last month’s WannaCry attack. The most severe damage is being reported by Ukrainian businesses, with systems compromised at Ukraine’s central bank, state telecom, municipal metro, and Kiev’s Boryspil Airport. Systems were also compromised at Ukraine’s Ukrenego electricity supplier, although a […]

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Stormy Weather Ahead! Shadow Brokers Announce Details About Upcoming Monthly Dump Service

Earlier this month, Shadow Brokers announced their plans to release monthly dump services for a subscription fee. At the same time, they promised they would release the following types of data and tools: web browser exploits router exploits mobile handset exploits and tools items from newer Ops Disks exploits for Windows 10 compromised network data […]

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Shadow Brokers are planning a “Data Dump of the Month” starting in June

Could there be aftermath and a Data Dump this coming June after the WannaCry incident? Are you protected? The Shadow Brokers responsible for last week’s WannaCrypt chaos are back with a threat to release more exploits. Starting June, the group claims it will start pushing a monthly subscription service (The Shadow Brokers Data Dump of […]

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5 Benefits of SOC in a BOX: Advanced IT Security Tools With No Up-Front Costs

Smarttech is proud to launch its newest service offering, SOC in a Box that expands the current product portfolio bringing advanced threat detection and mitigation capabilities to small and medium businesses and branch offices. SOC in a Box is a Plug and Play, SOC as a Service solution, which includes 24/7 security monitoring services using […]

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WannaCry/Wcry Ransomware: How To Defend Against It

A ransomware worm called “WannaCry” has infected more than 100,000 computer systems in 104 countries since Friday, with Russia, Ukraine, and Taiwan being the top targets and the attack is still ongoing. Along with our peers in the industry, Smarttech’s Threat Research Team has been actively analysing the malware and its threats. The WannaCry ransomware needs […]

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Quick Guide: How To Stay Up-to-Date On Security Trends

3 Major Cybersecurity Trends in 2017 Smarttech

Cyber Security is a fast-moving topic and what we have come across lately is that staying up to date can be challenging, especially in a busy environment. However, keeping informed on the latest security threats will help you apply more effective defense strategies and also help you educate your users by spreading the word about attacks and […]

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What To Expect At Zero Day Con

Ireland’s largest CIO/CISO gathering is about to take place next week and is gaining excitement from senior IT Executives all around. If you are attending the conference on March 7th in the Dublin convention centre, here is what you can expect:   International expert speakers Organisers of the event are keen to have the most […]

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