Protecting Healthcare Networks Against Threats

In today’s digitally connected world, cybersecurity is a critical concern for all industries. However, for the healthcare industry, the failure to ensure resilience against cyber threats could be a matter of life and death. According to a 2018 Thales Security Report, a staggering 77% of US healthcare organizations have been breached at some point in […]

Posted in Inside Untangle Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Protecting Healthcare Networks Against Threats

A Family Affair: Protecting Your Home Networks & Devices

There has been an enormous increase in attacks on mobile and IoT devices in recent years. In 2018, one third of all attacks targeted mobile devices, and IoT attacks grew 600% between 2016 and 2017. While these attacks are not new news for businesses, they are now impacting home and personal users who do not […]

Posted in Inside Untangle Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A Family Affair: Protecting Your Home Networks & Devices

Security is Everyone’s Responsibility in the Organization

The days when security was only the IT department’s headache are long gone. Today, everyone in an organization has to take personal responsibility for security and network safety. A big reason is the transformation in the modern workplace. In the past, IT departments had strict control over gateways, firewalls, and networks. With the advent of […]

Posted in Inside Untangle Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Security is Everyone’s Responsibility in the Organization

Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

The resilience of critical infrastructure is a key factor in the security of any nation. The US security infrastructure has sixteen sectors whose assets, systems, and networks influence food supply, water, financial services, public health, power and more. Previously, cybercriminals used to ignore local sectors like state/municipal governments and first responders to go after larger […]

Posted in Inside Untangle Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

Cybersecurity Professionals: Path to Job Security

Checking the news these days can be a scary proposition. With daily headlines about major corporate breaches, ransomware, and cryptojacking, consumers are very worried about the privacy of their data and security of their digital assets. According to one recent market report, global cybersecurity spending will exceed $1 trillion dollars from 2017 to 2021. Cybersecurity […]

Posted in Inside Untangle Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Cybersecurity Professionals: Path to Job Security

3 Ways to Attempt BYOD and IoT Security

A decade ago, when smartphones started to penetrate the corporate world, IT managers had to consider the implications of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) for their organization’s security. Now the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) or connected devices has added an additional layer of complexity. Organizations are trying to keep pace with the […]

Posted in Inside Untangle Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 3 Ways to Attempt BYOD and IoT Security

3 Network Horror Stories that Keep IT Up at Night

Any horror fan knows that the best – not to mention most bone-chilling – stories are always rooted in truth. The same is true for network attacks and breaches, which help to paint painful lessons for any company’s IT department. These are the frightening real-life tales that keep IT workers up at night, contemplating the […]

Posted in Inside Untangle Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 3 Network Horror Stories that Keep IT Up at Night

4 Scariest Threats to your Network

It’s that time of year again: Children dress up in costume, adults adorn their houses with spooky decorations and it’s simply fun to be a little scared. And while this spirit of ghouls, ghosts and goblins surrounds us during the fall, there’s nothing fun about threats to your company’s network. This asset literally forms the […]

Posted in Inside Untangle Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 4 Scariest Threats to your Network

Illinois Election System Breached

This election cycle has provided more than a few noteworthy headlines. Some of the most recent, however, don’t comment on the candidates, but rather provide a real-life lesson in cybersecurity preparedness. State and federal officials confirmed that Illinois’ state voter system had been breached earlier this year. Worse still, the Prairie State wasn’t the only […]

Posted in Inside Untangle Blog | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Illinois Election System Breached