Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7357/more en Security Central: WannaCry Ransomware, Microsoft Implores Government to Regulate IoT http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-wannacry-ransomware-microso <div class="node-body article-body">This week’s Security Central takes a look at the WannaCry ransomware, examines Microsoft’s IoT plea to the government, and peeks inside a revealing Code42 study about corporate bosses and data security.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-wannacry-ransomware-microso" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-wannacry-ransomware-microso#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Thu, 18 May 2017 20:30:00 +0000 105411 at http://thevarguy.com ThinkStock ThinkStock CrowdStrike Raises $100 Million as Cyber Makes Headlines http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/crowdstrike-raises-100-million-cyber-makes-h <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new money, led by investor Accel, values the company at more than $1 billion, CrowdStrike said in a statement Wednesday. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/crowdstrike-raises-100-million-cyber-makes-h" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/crowdstrike-raises-100-million-cyber-makes-h#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Thu, 18 May 2017 14:20:00 +0000 105431 at http://thevarguy.com The Doyle Report: A Distinctly Different Take on the WannaCry Attack http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/doyle-report-distinctly-different-take-wanna <div class="field-deck"> Cybersleuth Ian Trump of ZoneFox says attack was trial balloon with a built-in kill switch </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Separating truth from fiction in cybercrime is anyone's guess. But some experts simply know more than others. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/doyle-report-distinctly-different-take-wanna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/doyle-report-distinctly-different-take-wanna#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Tue, 16 May 2017 16:09:00 +0000 105351 at http://thevarguy.com Cyberattack Is Blunted as Governments, Companies Gain Upper Hand http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/cyberattack-blunted-governments-companies-ga <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 200,000 computers in at least 150 countries have so far been infected, according to Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/cyberattack-blunted-governments-companies-ga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/cyberattack-blunted-governments-companies-ga#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Mon, 15 May 2017 12:20:00 +0000 105331 at http://thevarguy.com Worldwide Ransomware Attack Underway Using Stolen NSA Tools http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/worldwide-ransomware-attack-underway-using-s <div class="field-byline"> Aldrin Brown | MSPmentor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Significant targets of the Microsoft Windows-based attack thus far include Britain’s National Health Service, that nation’s main healthcare apparatus, and telecoms Telefonica, of Spain, and Russia’s MegaFon. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/worldwide-ransomware-attack-underway-using-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/worldwide-ransomware-attack-underway-using-s#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Fri, 12 May 2017 21:14:00 +0000 105311 at http://thevarguy.com Security Central: Cybersecurity Plugs Into ‘The Matrix’, AI & Network Cybersecurity Get Flexible http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-cybersecurity-plugs-matrix- <div class="node-body article-body">"After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill - the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes." So, would you take the red pill or blue pill? Turns out, according to a recent technological development, we've already started down the rabbit hole. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-cybersecurity-plugs-matrix-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-cybersecurity-plugs-matrix-#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Thu, 11 May 2017 18:23:00 +0000 105251 at http://thevarguy.com ThinkStock ThinkStock Cyber Crime Fears Drive Up Demand for Anti-Hacker Insurance http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/cyber-crime-fears-drive-demand-anti-hacker-i <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Insurers see coverage against hackers as one of their most promising markets, estimating that premiums will triple over the next four years.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/cyber-crime-fears-drive-demand-anti-hacker-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/cyber-crime-fears-drive-demand-anti-hacker-i#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Wed, 10 May 2017 14:26:00 +0000 105231 at http://thevarguy.com Security Central: Avant Advances in Cloud Services Distribution, Microservice Primes MSPs http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-avant-advances-cloud-servic <div class="node-body article-body">Chicago-based cloud technology services distributor Avant has been rather busy as of late. The company recently announced enhancements to its Channel Sales Enablement Program, and made a rather important deal with cable giant Comcast. to resell the its cloud and co-location services. But that's not all.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-avant-advances-cloud-servic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-avant-advances-cloud-servic#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Thu, 04 May 2017 15:45:00 +0000 105091 at http://thevarguy.com ThinkStock ThinkStock Security Central: Trump’s 90-day ‘Cyber’ Promise, Role of ISPs in Cybersecurity http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-trump-s-90-day-cyber-promis <div class="node-body article-body">90 days. That's the timeframe in which the president claimed he'd have a robust new cybersecurity plan for the federal government in place. As Trump nears the 100 days in office mark with nary a plan in sight, folks are left metaphorically checking their watches and scratching their heads. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-trump-s-90-day-cyber-promis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-trump-s-90-day-cyber-promis#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:45:00 +0000 104871 at http://thevarguy.com ThinkStock New Guidelines: End Frequent Password Changes http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/new-guidelines-end-frequent-password-changes <div class="field-byline"> Aldrin Brown | MSPmentor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Direction from the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is only binding on federal agencies but the guidelines are frequently looked to by private-sector security professionals as best practices for creating information security policies.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/new-guidelines-end-frequent-password-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/new-guidelines-end-frequent-password-changes#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:57:00 +0000 104881 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock