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603, 2019

Software Patch Management is Geographically Undesirable

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Many organizations continue to find themselves between a rock and hard-place when it comes to consistently applying security updates or “patches” across their environments. On one hand, they recognize their unpatched software exposes them to risk of a disruptive and [...]

1102, 2019

Challenges of Industrial Control System Cybersecurity

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Today, industrial control system cybersecurity is mainly focused on securing networks, and efforts generally ignore process control equipment that is critical for plant safety and reliability, which leaves it woefully vulnerable. As the number and severity of attacks on our [...]

602, 2019

Ransomware v2.0 Recovery – Now, encrypted or deleted backups!

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Warning!!! We have entered a new, even more malicious, era for ransomware that is hitting mid-market companies particularly hard. The two stories I share below are chilling… For the last five years or so, ransomware could be described as a [...]

301, 2019

Moody’s Cyber-Risk Ratings & Impact for Enterprises

By |January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Written by Kevin McDonald, COO and CISO of Alvaka Networks. Originally published December 2018 on TechTarget. Kevin explores what Moody's new cyber-risk ratings could mean for enterprises and the infosec industry. Having access to credit is critical for any healthy company, [...]

1912, 2018

Where is the American Firewall?

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Written by Robert Rennie – Originally published on Medium on November 15, 2018. Note: The following blog is opinion-based. The views and opinions expressed in this blog article are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the [...]

2911, 2018

Cybersecurity is an Organized Behavior [Podcast] – with Kevin McDonald

By |November 29th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Articles, Security|Tags: , |0 Comments

COO and CISO of Alvaka Networks, Kevin McDonald, sits down with Brian Sherman of IoTSSA for a very candid conversation on building a successful cybersecurity offering. He offers some great advice in this episode, such as using law enforcement as [...]