Trustwave Report: Malware Continues to Exploit Unsecured Vendor Access

Unsecured remote access accounted for 29.7% of network compromises in 2016, more than double than the year prior, according to findings from the Trustwave Global Security Report.

Source: 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report

The number of incidents in corporate and internal network environments increased from 41% in 2015 to 43% in 2016, indicating companies need to review and improve network security controls to ensure their data is guarded against cyber-attacks.… Read on

[INFOGRAPHIC] NETWORK SECURITY: PREPARE FOR HUMAN ERROR

Are user credentials sufficient for secure authentication? 

No. The use of user credentials (username and password) by itself presents a high risk of unauthorized access and is no longer a viable option for secure authentication.

Is two-factor authentication the solution?Read on

New possibilities opening up with NRC 12.6


The recent release of Netop Remote Control version 12.60 includes new features like support for Windows Server 2016 and an email-based multi-factor authentication option. You can learn all about the new release here , but if you ask me, the real excitement won’t be found in the release notes or be seen on the promotional pages of the website.… Read on

POS Systems: The Proven Vulnerabilities

 POS-vulnerabilitiesAsk yourself: if the retail infrastructure defense fails, what will be left to protect the POS systems?
Retail infrastructure is very complex and thus hard to secure. Retailers cannot remain wholly unaffected by industry-fellows experience, and the attempts to define and implement security measures are inadequate or incomplete.… Read on