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1410, 2019

Business Email Compromises are Now 23 Percent of Cyber Insurance Claims

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you have Mailworx from Alvaka, or a similar email spam filtering solution, then good for you. If you do internal education and phishing tests of your employees, then double-good! At Alvaka Networks, we have seen a number of business [...]

110, 2019

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By |October 1st, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security, Vulnerability|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Today marks the first day of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. I am pleased to see one of the themes for this year’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, is about doing security updates. Only by patching your software in a timely manner, [...]

2509, 2019

Notice of Emergency Windows/Internet Explorer Security Patch

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security, Vulnerability|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Overview of Windows/Internet Explorer Security Patch Microsoft has advised Windows/Internet Explorer users to install an “emergency” out-of-band security patch (i.e. not released on patch-Tuesday) for a recently detected Zero-Day-Exploit (i.e an exploit that has already been actively used prior to [...]

2908, 2019

Who’s to Blame for IOT Cybersecurity Challenges?

By |August 29th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Originally published on TechTarget Security. Alvaka’s COO and CISO—Kevin McDonald—talks about IOT cybersecurity challenges and the debate of accountability for the poor manufacturing, implementation and management. IoT technologies offer a plethora of benefits and opportunities that are just beginning to [...]

2908, 2019

Are One in Three Breaches Really Caused by Unpatched Vulnerabilities?

By |August 29th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security, Vulnerability|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Oli Thordarson, CEO of Alvaka Networks, begs to differ... This is an interesting article I read in ZDnet, Cybersecurity: One in three breaches are caused by unpatched vulnerabilities, about software vulnerability patching. I found it interesting because I took some [...]

1707, 2019

Who’s to Blame for Ransomware Attacks?

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware, Security, Vulnerability|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Originally published on TechTarget. Alvaka’s COO and CISO—Kevin McDonald—discusses that, although cyber attackers are the main culprits for ransomware attacks, the companies that release flawed software or those who don’t install patches are not off the hook. In early May, [...]