Posts Tagged: malware

Protecting Against Threats in a Changing Cyber Landscape

As organizations and citizen users increasingly depend on websites, mobile computing and web-based applications, they become exposed to greater privacy and security risks. Because of the open infrastructure of the Internet and the growing availability of hacking tools, almost anyone can carry out a cyberattack against any organization or user relying on networked applications and… Read more »

Defending Against the Advanced Malware Threat

This interview is an excerpt from our recent guide, The Future of Cybersecurity, which examines 15 trends transforming the way government safeguards information and technology. Most data breaches are caused by highly sophisticated malware, which can evade point-in-time detection technologies. Today, more than ever, it is essential for the government to protect its networks with… Read more »

Is Your Website Security at Risk?

OmniStudio is often asked if WordPress sites are more vulnerable to security breaches than other content management platforms. With all websites, even those run by Fortune 500 companies, the threat of hacking is ever present, regardless of the platform it’s built within. Professional website design and development firms who use open source platforms, like WordPress or… Read more »

Android Smart Phone Vulnerabity

For you Smart Phone Users…. BE AWARE! from bluebox’s blogUncovering Android Master Key That Makes 99% of Devices Vulnerable The Bluebox Security research team – Bluebox Labs – recently discovered a vulnerability in Android’s security model that allows a hacker to modify APK code without breaking an application’s cryptographic signature, to turn any legitimate application… Read more »

Celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Cyber security is a hot topic among the private and public sector, especially as the consumerization of IT continues to grow as a trend and business tool. And although the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 failed to become a law, the need for strong cyber security measures, particularly within the federal government, has not diminished. If… Read more »

Cybersecurity Legislation is Revisited by Lawmakers.

Authored by Doug Kruger and originally posted to Blue Coat’s Federal Blue Print blog. There has been a lot of conversation around the new cybersecurity legislation and several bills have been circulating in Congress as lawmakers are faced with the growing reality of cyber attacks that should cripple critical infrastructure such as water, electricity or… Read more »

Malware Madness! Which virus wreaked the most havoc?

Bracketology is quickly emerging a new national pastime every March. We finally have a word to describe the hours upon hours devoted to determining the winner of the NCAA tournament. Is it Kentucky this year? What about Syracuse, North Carolina or Kansas? Well, GCN is getting in on the madness and asking people to vote… Read more »

Government IT Trends in 2012

By Doug Krueger, Blue Coat Federal Originally published on the BluePrint blog It’s hard to believe that 2011 is coming to an end and that we are ramping up for the New Year. Around this time of year, our favorite publications are full of their predictions and while they are interesting to read, this year… Read more »