Author: Bert Rankin

Three days of crowded presentations attest to extreme interest in advanced malware protection and the importance of quickly detecting and responding to data breaches. [embed width="700" height="400"]https://www.slideshare.net/lastlinesecurity/infosec-europe-2017-highlights-lastline-inc[/embed]    Infosecurity Europe 2017 This past week, Lastline was a sponsor of Infosecurity Europe, the region’s largest and most important information...

The media has widely covered the WannaCry ransomware attacks. It would be difficult to find anyone who hasn’t heard about WannaCry, even among those that don’t follow technology. One positive outcome of this publicity is a significant increase in awareness. That’s a good thing. There...

Verizon’s recently released 2017 Data Breach Investigation Report shows that in 81% of the hacking-related breaches that were studied, cybercriminals used stolen passwords to gain access to their victim’s information systems. This sobering statistic highlights the need for organizations to detect and prevent password theft...

The Australian government is contemplating legislation that would require an Internet service provider (ISP) to protect users from malware. While ISPs should do more to prevent the spread of malware, ultimately businesses and individuals must assume responsibility. Dan Tehan, Australia’s minister of cybersecurity is pushing for Telco’s...

The idea of fileless malware has received a lot of attention lately, and with good reason. In its relatively short life, fileless malware has successfully infiltrated a number of financial and other institutions that are generally thought of as being very secure, and at least...