IT News - Security

How To Fight Deepfakes And Ransomware: Better Security Training
The Enterprisers Project, September 24th, 2019
Did you hear about the CEO who was recently duped by an AI-powered deepfake voice scam? It's time to increase security training for everyone - especially the C-Suite

"I've often said that the most secure network is one that is not powered on," opines Jason James in The Enterprisers Project.

"While it may be true that every IP address has an exploit, it's not always the operating systems or hardware that hackers target. The largest exploitable system is our users. Hackers are actively targeting users by mining website updates and social media posts on Twitter and LinkedIn..."


DoS attacks come in many varieties (not just DDoS). This simple set of descriptions will help you understand how they're different - and why each and every one is bad

"Denial-of-service (DoS) is a basic cyberattack mechanism that prevents a victim from doing business by denying them access to their network, server, or customer. It's an attack concept so simple that many different variations have arisen on the single basic theme," notes Curtis Franklin in Dark Reading.

"These variations, like weeds rising up to choke a garden, arise to choke out the productive applications in an enterprise ecosystem. And, like weeds, there are many different varieties of these thorny, choking vines from the underworld ready to make your security life miserable..."

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