The State of Cybersecurity in Education
While recent attacks on infrastructure have taken center stage, what is less publicized is the rise in cyberattacks on schools. In 2020, K-12 schools alone saw a rise of 18% to 408 breaches.1 Indeed, schools faced a barrage of attacks such data breaches, leaks, ransomware and phishing attacks, as well as an alarming new threat […]
Untangle SD-WAN Router is Now Micro Edge
What’s in a Name? Starting January 12, 2022, SD-WAN Router will be renamed to Micro Edge. It has been over two years since we launched SD-WAN Router, and in that time the product has evolved into much more than a router. With this transformation, we felt a name change was in order as it continues […]
2021 Cybersecurity Wrap-up and Trends for 2022
As 2021 wraps up, we’re taking stock of the year from our cybersecurity point of view. After a tumultuous 2020, this year continued to be a roller coaster of new workplace conditions, disruptive cyberattacks and optimism in government action. Below we list our top 3 trends and hacks that stood out for 2021, followed by […]
What You Need to Know This Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October often conjures up images of fall leaves, pumpkin lattes, and Halloween. But for IT Security professionals and organizations it’s something more; it’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Now in its 18th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a government and industry partnership initiative designed to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and provide information on how […]
The Role of Cryptocurrency in Ransomware Attacks
Ransomware attacks are on the rise and have recently been front page news with attacks on the Colonial Pipeline, JBS Food and Kaseya. This ever-evolving malware can encrypt your files and block access to them. Previous ransomware attacks stole or accessed data and held that hostage while demanding a ransom and threatening to leak or […]
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 […]
Is Your Network Security Ready to Get Students Back to the Classroom?
As more districts and universities re-open for in-person classes again, it’s hard not to reflect on the turmoil of the last year. At the blink of an eye students were sent home to learn, leaving IT departments scrambling to find secure distance learning solutions, often with no additional budget or staff. Compounding the challenge was […]
Ransomware 2021 has evolved. Are you keeping up with network security?
As we head deeper into 2021, it’s beginning to feel like there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and we can all take a deep breath. 2020 was a tumultuous year, one marked by a global pandemic, natural disasters and civil unrest. Last year also saw record number cybercrime complaints, with the FBI […]
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 […]
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 […]