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Earlier this year, we mentioned ransomware as a trend to watch in 2017. While some experts believe it will hit a plateau this year, that doesn’t mean that it will be any less harmful to businesses and consumers alike.  Here are 6 things…

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No matter what you call them: threats, weaknesses, risks or vulnerabilities, they’re out there. Are you ready to handle them? Do you have a team internally dedicated to conducting pen-tests regularly? Are the people you’ve hired trained and experienced in conducting pen-tests or seeking…

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I bought a new car this past weekend, and it’s absolutely amazing how much technology, computer systems, and even Internet connectivity exists within the car. It’s not just my car, but all cars, are looking more like computerized spaceships than the simple cars I grew…

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Let’s not fall victim to just talking about securing our businesses or people without putting action behind it. Cyber-security has grown to be a hot topic as technology advancements continue and after many cyber-attacks, breaches and panic in 2016. When hearing details about…

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Database and password incidents are so commonplace that we need a breach the size of Yahoo! or Anthem before the media takes notice. Just like these incidents, you’ve heard the statistics and read the reports which claim that the most common way to…

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In November 8, 2016 Microsoft released a security update for Windows Authentication Methods (MS16-137) which included 3 CVEs: Virtual Secure Mode Information Disclosure Vulnerability CVE-2016-7220 Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Denial of Service Vulnerability CVE-2016-7237 Windows NTLM Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability CVE-2016-7238 Talking specifically about CVE-2016-7237, this…

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Cyber-security firms are consistently talking about securing the Internet of Things, analyzing the latest hack or trying to sell you on the latest and greatest tool. Oftentimes, this makes you look at the newest security software to put in place (which we recommend…

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One of the cool things about working in cyber-security is that you get to see a lot of really cool ideas for keeping your organization safe. You also see some pretty terrible mistakes that are leaving both yourself and your customers at risk.…

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The start of the new year is the perfect opportunity to refresh yourself, and your organization, on how to combat cyber-attacks. Core Security is here to walk with you every step of the way by providing insight and guides on all things cyber-security…

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