Author: Bert Rankin

Malicious email remains one of the most significant and ongoing computer security threats that we face. Cybercriminals use a variety of email-based attacks to deliver malware, lure victims to malicious websites, and steal logon credentials, and organizations everywhere need to understand these threats and how...

Preventing Business Email Compromise is critical for organizations everywhere. Here’s a quick overview of this malicious email-based threat and how to stop it. Sometimes referred to as “whaling” since it specifically targets or impersonates an organization’s biggest fish, in a BEC campaign, the attacker sends an...

One of the most important principles of enterprise security is the rapid detection of a data breach. Unfortunately, many organizations who experience a breach won’t learn about it for months, or even years. In the meantime, today’s fast-paced cyberattacks can cause significant damage to a...

The most important decision a company will make about cybersecurity is its priority. Without support from the very top, an organization’s security staff will never get the resources necessary to adequately protect the company. Unfortunately, the board of directors and C-suite have historically been at...

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...