Knows a bit about everything and a lot about several somethings. Writes about those somethings, usually in long-form.
January 10, 2020 - Phobos, which many believe was named after the Greek god of fear, isn’t as widespread as it was before nor is it more novel than your average ransomware. Yet, it remains a threat to consumers and businesses alike. We dive into Phobos ransomware and show users how to face their fears and protect against it.
December 13, 2019 - A shortage of skilled professionals is a recognized, longstanding problem in the cybersecurity industry—but does it hold merit? Nonprofit Women in CyberSecurity challenge the notion with a new program connecting skilled veterans to security jobs.
December 12, 2019 - From comic book death god to ransomware baddie, Ryuk ransomware remains a mainstay when organizations find themselves in a crippling malware pinch. We look at Ryuk's origins, attack methods, and how to protect against this ever-present threat.
December 5, 2019 - The risk and challenges insider threats pose to organizations are ever present, even before tech as we know it existed. The age of digitization only made it higher and far-reaching. How has insider threats evolved over time? Where are we now in terms of mitigating insider threat risk? Are businesses really doing something about it? We answer such questions—and more—in this post.
November 7, 2019 - Vendor email compromise (VEC) is a new cybersecurity term for a familiar practice, taken to the thousandth degree. Learn the similarities with business email compromise and how your organization can protect against them both.