BrandPost: Questions that every business should ask managed services providers

Businesses with lean IT teams may find it difficult to juggle business continuity, disaster recovery and backup strategies. All of these are critical for a strong defense to meet today’s cybersecurity challenges, and yet they’re also challenging on top of handling day-to-day tasks. Many small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are turning to managed service providers… Continue reading BrandPost: Questions that every business should ask managed services providers

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Filmed Changing Color for Camouflage Purposes

Video of oval squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) changing color in reaction to their background. The research paper claims this is the first time this has been documented. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here.

Cove Security Cameras Review

The security cameras that work with Cove security systems are a nice upgrade to a user-friendly system. See our research in our full review. The post Cove Security Cameras Review appeared first on SafeWise.

Noteworthy tech acquisitions 2022

Amid the on-going coronavirus pandemic, 2021 followed in the footsteps of its predecessor, continuing to be an unpredictable, and at times incredibly difficult, year. But one thing that stayed constant was the steady flow of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) across the tech sector. According to research by Global Data, global tech M&A deals had already… Continue reading Noteworthy tech acquisitions 2022

15.3 Million Request-Per-Second DDoS Attack

Cloudflare is reporting a large DDoS attack against an unnamed company “operating a crypto launchpad.” While this isn’t the largest application-layer attack we’ve seen, it is the largest we’ve seen over HTTPS. HTTPS DDoS attacks are more expensive in terms of required computational resources because of the higher cost of establishing a secure TLS encrypted… Continue reading 15.3 Million Request-Per-Second DDoS Attack

The Great Resignation puts pressure on those who stay behind

Office workers are starting to feel the pain of the Great Resignation, as increased workloads and the strain of repetitive tasks has pushed up to 70% of employees to consider quitting their jobs in the next six months. That’s according to enterprise automation software company UiPath’s 2022 Office Worker Survey, which collected 5,000 responses from… Continue reading The Great Resignation puts pressure on those who stay behind

New Sophisticated Malware

Mandiant is reporting on a new botnet. The group, which security firm Mandiant is calling UNC3524, has spent the past 18 months burrowing into victims’ networks with unusual stealth. In cases where the group is ejected, it wastes no time reinfecting the victim environment and picking up where things left off. There are many keys… Continue reading New Sophisticated Malware