How Will Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity Be Seen Moving Forward?

Artificial intelligence (AI) in cybersecurity can be a double-edged sword. While AI can effectively mitigate threats and prevent potential cyberattacks, criminals can also exploit the technology to their advantage – putting businesses and customers at significant risk. This, in turn, increases the need for greater security and protection. We’re still dealing with the side effects […]

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Can Zero Trust security models work with your VPN?

One lesson from the last year that most companies seemed to have learned is that cyber criminals don’t take time off. During the pandemic, cyberattacks increased with the FBI’s Cyber Division receiving between 3,000 and 4,000 cybersecurity complaints a day, compared to pre-pandemic rates of 1,000/day. As bad actors took advantage of vulnerable work-from-home IT […]

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Untangle SD-WAN Router 3.0 Network Security for Your Workforce

While security breaches of large global companies are often front-page news, SMBs aren’t immune to cyber attacks. In fact, according to the Verizon Business 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (2020 DBIR), almost a third of data breaches (28%) in 2020 involved small businesses. Technology may be rapidly advancing to increase protection, yet cybersecurity adversaries continue […]

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Can the healthcare industry stay ahead of cybercriminals?

The healthcare industry, like many others, has been the victim of numerous cyber attacks. In fact, healthcare breaches became front-page news in 2015 with a hack of Anthem Blue Cross, which is still the largest healthcare data breach to date. Since then, attacks have highlighted critical vulnerabilities in the healthcare sector’s networks with attacks causing […]

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Employee Cybersecurity: Prevent Holiday Shopping from Compromising Your Network

Employees are continuing to work from home as more and more cases of the pandemic come to light. This increase in cases means that working from home is going to continue for more businesses and industries well into 2021. Now, with so many employees working from home, network security has become an important topic of […]

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Choosing the Right VPN for Your Business

VPN Usage has been critical during the coronavirus pandemic. Virtual Private Networks have allowed employees to safely connect to corporate networks regardless of location. This technology was foundational for businesses to safely transition their workforce to a fully remote workforce without compromising network security or creating vulnerabilities that could lead to data breaches. Now, as […]

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How Resilient is your Nonprofit to a Cyberattack?

Nonprofit organizations can range from local community centers to large-scale operations such as city wide food banks or museums. These organizations are intertwined with the fiber of a community and beyond, often addressing needs that other private businesses can not. However, with all the projects and programs nonprofits support, they are usually run on very […]

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Identifying COVID-19 Phishing Scams

As we continue to move through 2020 it has become very clear that cyber criminals are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis as they continue to target new victims every day. In a recent report, the Federal Trade Commission has recorded, to date, over 59,000 coronavirus or stimulus-related complaints. These complaints have resulted in over […]

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Building a Network Security Solution: NG Firewall and Endpoint Security

As 2020 started, ransomware and phishing attacks continued to make the news. As we moved into May, it became clear that hackers were taking advantage of online content related to COVID-19 and the new dispersed workforce. According to CheckPoint Research (qtd Dark Reading), 192,000 COVID-19 related attacks were happening per week with many of them […]

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Q&A with Heather Paunet About Untangle and Education

With K-12 cyber incidents, what are the most common types of incidents, and do we find that one is more successful than another? Heather Paunet Senior Vice President of Product A: According to k12CyberSecure’s K-12 Cybersecurity 2019 Year in Review report, there were 348 publicly disclosed cyber-related incidents targeting schools or school districts. Of these, […]

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