Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7357/more en The Doyle Report: After Years of Hacks and Breaches, There May Be Reason for Optimism in Cybersecurity http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/doyle-report-after-years-hacks-and-breaches- <div class="field-deck"> Not all news emanating from the world of cybersecurity is grim. In fact, at least one expert says there is reason for optimism when it comes to protecting people, devices and data. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you follow cybersecurity, you know that every week seems to bring more bad news. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/doyle-report-after-years-hacks-and-breaches-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/doyle-report-after-years-hacks-and-breaches-#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:38:00 +0000 103811 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Security Central: Experts Spear-point Cause of Yahoo Hack, Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act Gains Traction http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-experts-spear-point-cause-y <div class="node-body article-body">One click to breach them all. Or at least, one click to breach Yahoo. One simple, mistaken click is all it took for hackers working with the Russian state security service to gain access to Yahoo's network and the email accounts of approximately 1.5 billion people. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-experts-spear-point-cause-y" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-experts-spear-point-cause-y#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:45:00 +0000 103701 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Here's How Russian Agents Hacked 500 Million Yahoo Users http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/heres-how-russian-agents-hacked-500-million- <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It was June 2013, and U.S. law enforcement thought they were finally getting their hands on a slippery target: Russian hacker Alexsey Belan, indicted in Nevada and California for computer intrusions at three U.S. e-commerce companies, had been arrested in Europe.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/heres-how-russian-agents-hacked-500-million-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/heres-how-russian-agents-hacked-500-million-#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:09:00 +0000 103431 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Security Central: Experts Predict Ransom Rise, Trump Proposes Cybersecurity Budget http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-experts-predict-ransom-rise <div class="node-body article-body">The President has certainly been busy with budgets this week. Trump has proposed his first federal budget which would give the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) $1.5 billion for cybersecurity. The budget request would slash spend in other government agencies and departments - historically deep cuts - but is designed to prioritize DHS funding, upping it by 6.8 percent. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-experts-predict-ransom-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-experts-predict-ransom-rise#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:45:00 +0000 103421 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock IT Service Providers Scramble to Protect Customers After the CIA Cyberweapons Leak http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/it-service-providers-scramble-protect-custom <div class="node-body article-body">Needless to say, it was a busy week at managed security services provider (MSSP) Digital Guardian. The release by WikiLeaks this week of secret C.I.A. cyberweapons and methods for hacking into smartphones, computers and even smart TVs, set into motion a chain of responses aimed at protecting customers from a variety of previously unknown threats. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/it-service-providers-scramble-protect-custom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/it-service-providers-scramble-protect-custom#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:59:00 +0000 103271 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Does WikiLeaks C.I.A. Dump Suggest Cybersecurity is Largely Futile? http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/does-wikileaks-cia-dump-suggest-cybersecurit <div class="node-body article-body">This week’s WikiLeaks disclosure essentially confirms the harsh reality that all of the endpoints IT professionals work so hard to secure have long been cracked and rendered wide open to intrusion by the U.S. government – at least. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/does-wikileaks-cia-dump-suggest-cybersecurit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/does-wikileaks-cia-dump-suggest-cybersecurit#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Fri, 10 Mar 2017 16:08:00 +0000 103201 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Security Central: WikiLeaks Releases C.I.A. Hacking Documents, Dridex Banking Trojan Receives Upgrade http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-wikileaks-releases-cia-hack <div class="node-body article-body">In what is being called the largest leak of C.I.A documents in history, WikiLeaks on Tuesday released thousands of documents that detailed sophisticated software tools used by the Agency to hack into smartphones, computers and even Internet-connected televisions. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-wikileaks-releases-cia-hack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-wikileaks-releases-cia-hack#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:45:00 +0000 102791 at http://thevarguy.com ThinkStock CIA Hacks Into Devices From IPhones to Smart TVs, WikiLeaks Says http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/cia-hacks-devices-iphones-smart-tvs-wikileak <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Central Intelligence Agency’s hackers have developed tools letting them break into devices from iPhones and Android phones to Samsung “smart” televisions to monitor conversations and messages, according to WikiLeaks.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/cia-hacks-devices-iphones-smart-tvs-wikileak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/cia-hacks-devices-iphones-smart-tvs-wikileak#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Tue, 07 Mar 2017 20:40:00 +0000 103031 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Healthcare Firms Turn to Cybersecurity Pros as Threats Worsen http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/healthcare-firms-turn-cybersecurity-pros-thr <div class="field-deck"> Healthcare firms look outside four walls of hospital to get cybersecurity help </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While 2016 was an incredible year for innovation in healthcare technology, from a security standpoint it was a challenging one: last year a healthcare breach happened once a day on average, affecting 27,314,647 patient records, according to a report by Protenus.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/healthcare-firms-turn-cybersecurity-pros-thr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/healthcare-firms-turn-cybersecurity-pros-thr#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Fri, 03 Mar 2017 02:38:00 +0000 102801 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock The Doyle Report: Security Spotlight: Password Protection Management for MSPs and Beyond http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/doyle-report-security-spotlight-password-pro <div class="field-deck"> Passportal, ManageEngine and FastPassCorp offer MSPs and IT services providers improved security and simplified customer management </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Password management as-a-service. Better support for self-serving customers. A single pane of glass simplicity. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/doyle-report-security-spotlight-password-pro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/doyle-report-security-spotlight-password-pro#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Thu, 02 Mar 2017 22:28:00 +0000 102851 at http://thevarguy.com t