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  • 5 Years Wannacry Anniversary – Is Wannacry Still A Threat

    Sponsored by: Integrity360

    Wannacry ransomware first gained notoriety in 2017 after a global attack that was seen in over 150 countries and in excess of 300,000 devices. Researchers believe the attack was enacted by state sponsored cyberterrorists. Read this paper to learn more about Wannacry, and whether it poses a threat to today’ enterpirses.

  • Endpoint security: Hybrid work changes the game

    Sponsored by: ComputerWeekly.com

    A scant few years ago, you could be forgiven for thinking that endpoint security was a relatively simple affair, even though it was not.  In this E-Guide, we consider some of the most pressing issues facing the hybrid workplace in terms of endpoint security.

  • The Definitive Email Security Strategy Guide: A People-Centric Approach to Stopping Malware, Phishing, and Email Fraud

    Sponsored by: Proofpoint

    With 94% of external cyber threats start with email, organizations need to ensure that their email security strategy can keep pace with this growing threat landscape. This white paper explores a new, people-centric approach to email security and provides you with a comprehensive guide for implementing this approach (including a checklist).

  • Computer Weekly – 27 April 2021: Justice at last in Post Office IT scandal

    Sponsored by: ComputerWeekly.com

    In this week's Computer Weekly, 12 years after we broke the story, victims of the Post Office IT scandal finally have their criminal convictions overturned. We take a virtual tour of a Microsoft datacentre and meet a server called 'Mega-Godzilla Beast'. And we find out how technology is transforming Nationwide Building Society. Read the issue now.

  • Computer Weekly - 20 April 2021: Shop and go – will Amazon's cashless 'just walk out' store work?

    Sponsored by: ComputerWeekly.com

    In this week's Computer Weekly, Amazon has opened its first 'just walk out' grocery store in the UK, but is it the right time to hit the high street? We examine the human and technical issues around email security. And we analyse Microsoft's $19bn purchase of voice recognition supplier Nuance. Read the issue now.

  • Zoom & Doom: How INKY Unraveled A Credential Harvesting Phishing Scam

    Sponsored by: Inky Technology

    Zoom jumped from 10 million daily meeting participants in December 2019 to 300 million this past April. This boom in Zoom use spawned a flurry of fake meeting invitations from cybercriminals attempting to harvest credentials from users. Luckily, INKY was on the case. Read this article to view these fake Zoom meeting invites and more.

  • Hidden Text and Zero Font Attacks

    Sponsored by: Inky Technology

    You may have heard that some phishing emails use something called zero font — text hidden in an email by various means. It is a brand forgery email intended to harvest login credentials. But what exactly is this technique, and why do attackers use it? Read this document to learn both the why and the how of hidden text and zero font.

  • Invisible Characters

    Sponsored by: Inky Technology

    Similar to hidden text and zero font, invisible characters is a phishing tactic designed to obscure text in order to bypass secure email gateways (SEGs). Read this edition of Understanding Phishing for a full breakdown of invisible text – including real-world examples and best practices for stopping it.

  • CEO Impersonation

    Sponsored by: Inky Technology

    Threat actors have realized that they can achieve at least a minimal rate of success by impersonating a company’s CEO or other high-level official in an email to an employee lower down in the organization. They will typically request money via wire transfer, but it does not stop there. Read this white paper to see some examples.

  • Top COVID-19 Phishing Scams

    Sponsored by: Inky Technology

    Phishing scammers have taken advantage of the frequent updates regarding COVID-19 information to use it as an entry point for their campaigns. This article, Top COVID-19 Phishing Scams, looks at the emerging threat types and what to look for to identify an attack – read on to get started.

  • Dually Deceptive: Two New Phishing Scams Swimming by Your SEG

    Sponsored by: Inky Technology

    Phishing scams have been more than pervasive in 2020, with the APWG counting 139,685 unique phishing threats in Q1 alone. As these attacks are quickly becoming more sophisticated, targeted and illusive, it’s a good idea to understand their complexity as they evolve. Jump into this short article to learn about two of these new scams.

  • Exploiting a Pandemic White House COVID-19 Phishing Scams

    Sponsored by: Inky Technology

    It is important to understand that we are living in a time of extreme vulnerability, and this is no less apparent than to those who are working in security. Increased internet use has led to an increase in phishing scams of all kinds. View this e-book to understand what it looks like when a phisher imitates the White House and the President.

  • Understanding Phishing: Text Direction Deception!

    Sponsored by: Inky Technology

    Phishing scams continue to evolve, and attackers apply an ever-growing bag of tricks to fool recipients as well as email protection tools. In this edition of Understanding Phishing, the cybersecurity experts at INKY dissect a recently uncovered tactic which uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to bypass security protocols by mixing scripts.

  • Who will win the world's biggest cloud contract?

    Sponsored by: ComputerWeekly.com

    In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the $10bn Pentagon cloud contract – codenamed JEDI – and ask why it is taking so long to choose a supplier. We discuss with IT chiefs how AI will transform technology leadership. And we look at how to improve your email security. Read the issue now.

  • Email Security: Never more important

    Sponsored by: ComputerWeekly.com

    In this e-guide, we look at why businesses need to address email security with a combination of awareness training and automated tools to reduce the likelihood of infection and speed up the detection of and response to email-borne threats.

  • Email security: Never more important

    Sponsored by: ComputerWeekly.com

    In this e-guide, we look at why businesses need to address email security with a combination of awareness training and automated tools to reduce the likelihood of infection and speed up the detection of and response to email-borne threats.

  • Email is your go-to comms tool, so don't scrimp on securing it

    Sponsored by: ComputerWeekly.com

    In this e-guide we will explore some current trends and best practice for email security to help you ensure you're as prepared as possible for the next malicious email to hit your inbox, which it assuredly will.

  • 12 Essential Features of Advanced Endpoint Security Tools

    Sponsored by: Claranet

    Endpoint protection of enterprise systems is an efficient method of managing software deployment and enforcing IT security operations' policies. However, it does more than protect a network from malware. Download this e-guide to learn how endpoint security can be used for a number of operation monitoring functions and data backup strategies.

  • Remote Work Cybersecurity: Best Practices & Trends

    Sponsored by: Kaspersky

    The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked an increase in malware attacks. To make matters worse, many people now find themselves working from home without any special IT awareness training to help them identify cyberattacks. In this e-guide, learn more about how to gain control of your cybersecurity during these times of uncertainty.

  • What secure email gateways can do for your enterprise

    Sponsored by: SearchSecurity.com

    It is important to evaluate secure email gateways before implementing them in your organization. Here's a look at some of the best email security gateway products in the industry, as well as implementation, cost and uses.

  • Ransomware Attacks: How to Get the Upper Hand

    Sponsored by: Cisco Umbrella

    The rock group Radiohead is celebrated for its unconventional approach to recording and releasing music. Lately, the band is also turning heads for how it handled a hacker trying to sell its unreleased work. In this e-guide learn what security experts think of Radiohead’s strategy for dealing with the ransomware threat.

  • Create an Effective Email Phishing Test in 7 Steps

    Sponsored by: Cisco Umbrella

    The best way for IT to improve email phishing security is through comprehensive testing, which helps identity which users are susceptible and what type of fake email is more effective. Dive into this e-guide to learn how to create an effective email phishing test in 7 steps.

  • Why EDR Technologies are Essential for Endpoint Protection

    Sponsored by: SearchSecurity.com

    While an organization's most valuable and sensitive data and systems are usually well-protected on interior servers situated inside data centers and behind firewalls, it is on the network endpoints where external attacks begin. In this handbook, learn how to address endpoint security issues in your organization.

  • The Best Email Security Comes Through Strategy and Tactics

    Sponsored by: SearchSecurity.com

    Achieving the best email security possible should be a top InfoSec priority. Why? Attackers work day and night thinking up new ways to bypass IT security. In this security handbook, learn how to approach email security both strategically and tactically.

  • The State of Cybersecurity and How It Will Evolve

    Sponsored by: ALTR

    Download this e-guide for an exclusive Q&A with Raluca Ada Popa. Popa is equipped with four degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, two research fellowships and a bevy of awards and merits. In this Q&A Popa discusses the future of data security and the challenges of ensuring adequate defense.

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