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412, 2019

Cyber Security Needs Physical Safeguards as Bitcoin Heist in Iceland Reveals

By |December 4th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

My sister sent me a link to a story about a bitcoin heist in Iceland (of all places). Yes, that little tiny island country of 330,000 people on the edge of the arctic circle in the North Atlantic. It is [...]

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 [...]