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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, [...]

1707, 2019

How Intelligence Data Leaks Has Damaged Infosec

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

Originally published on June 19, 2017 on TechTarget. Alvaka’s COO and CISO, Kevin McDonald, examines the real-world damage caused by CIA and NSA data leaks, putting dangerous government cyberweapons in the hands of hackers. WikiLeaks' CIA data dump shook a [...]

2706, 2019

The Importance of Third-Party Software Patching

By |June 27th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

And Why Executives Should Care... Threats to network security seem to get announced weekly. Global ransomware attacks like WannaCry cause havoc around the world and billions of dollars in losses. Businesses are actually shuttering due to network attacks that disable, [...]

2106, 2019

DFARS 252.204-7012: Aerojet Rockets to a Courtroom Sting

By |June 21st, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

I was stunned to learn that Aerojet, a division of Rocketdyne, set legal precedent three weeks ago in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of California. The heart of the matter is an allegation that Aerojet made false [...]