January 12, 2022

Why 2022 Should be a Year of Cybersecurity Optimism

Security Boulevard, January 12, 2022
2021 has been a year that few in the cybersecurity world will miss. From coping with the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic to emerging trends and threats in the world of ransomware, the last 12 months have been incredibly taxing for the cybersecurity industry, both professionals and everyday individuals alike. And as a result, many fear that 2022 will be just as hectic, or worse. But this doesn’t have to be the case.

January 1, 2022

Why 2022 Is the Year of the Password Manager

Business and Tech, January 1, 2022
The buzz around the cybersecurity world has reached a fever pitch this year, with news of high-profile breaches making headlines on a seemingly daily basis. Yet, despite this ongoing cybersecurity-centric newscycle, many individuals are uncertain about the best ways to protect themselves or are simply too skeptical of the security methods that exist to make themselves more secure. This is particularly true when it comes to password manager use.

December 22, 2021

Security leaders on how to cope with stress of Log4j

CSO, December 22, 2021
The year 2021 was unprecedented in the strain it placed on cybersecurity professionals. From the beginning of the year through now, incident responders and network defenders have been whipsawed by a seemingly endless array of unparalleled back-to-back security emergencies. In the words of researcher Kevin Beaumont, “We’ve reached peak cyber for 2021. Please stop cybering.”

December 16, 2021

The discovery of the Log4Shell software vulnerability could not have come at a worse time.

Channel Futures, December 16, 2021
Nation-states such as Iran, China and North Korea are actively looking for ways to exploit the Log4Shell software vulnerability. That’s according to Lisa Plaggemier, interim executive director of the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA). Last week, researchers discovered a zero-day exploit in the popular Java logging library log4j. It results in remote code execution (RCE) by logging a certain string.