‘Tis the Season for Predictions – Part Two
Josh Mayfield
‘Tis the Season for Predictions – Part Two

Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, I posted a few predictions on what 2019 will bring for the security industry. Now that year-end is quickly approaching and with it, more chances to eat, drink and be hacked, I’d like to share what I think we will see more of next year across our ever-expanding threat landscape. 1. More social engineering will make social media increasingly anti-social The hodgepodge of social...

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How to Evade the Real Holiday Grinch
Josh Mayfield
How to Evade the Real Holiday Grinch

If the holidays have you busy running from one commitment to another, you’re not alone. Dashing out of a year-end budget meeting to your kid’s school production and then back for a departmental holiday party is a painfully common schedule for many right now. While it can be exhausting, the holiday season only comes once a year, so why would you miss any of these get-togethers or unique opportunities?...

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The Criticality of Strong Cyber Hygiene
Josh Mayfield
The Criticality of Strong Cyber Hygiene

The more connected we become, the more at risk we are to cyber criminals who are busy looking for a chance to capitalize on our technology dependency. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this breakdown many times – in our hospitals when WannaCry ransomware forced medical personnel to turn away patients and in our local governments when ransomware used by the SamSam group rendered the city of Atlanta incapable of validating arrest...

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