Posts Tagged 'email and web security'
Targeted attacks can take on many different forms and are flexible enough to adopt a variety of tactics. Think of them as a specialized unit for cyber criminals. They are utilized for very specific missions and operate with the precision of a surgical strike, rather than the carpet-bombing techniques used by other malware variants. Whether […]
Spear phishing email is a major worry to any organization. Messages that appear legitimate and specific fool us more often than random phishing attempts. Exploits that use patched vulnerabilities delivered via spear phishing email are one of the most successful combinations used by attackers to infiltrate targeted organizations and gain access to confidential information. During […]
Summertime is upon us…and that means sunshine and vacations. Most people love summertime, including scammers! Hackers can use this time to take advantage while we are planning vacations or on vacation or just enjoying fun in the sun. Here are some key scams to watch out for this summer: Family or Friend Requests Money You […]
On June 23, Gartner published its Secure Web Gateways Magic Quadrant, and positioned McAfee Web Protection in the Leaders Quadrant for the fifth year in a row. McAfee participates in eight Magic Quadrants and is a leader in six(1). In this Magic Quadrant, Gartner evaluated vendors on their completeness of vision and ability to execute […]
Deterrence is an important part of warfare, often the most effective form of defending. Therefore, in the next couple of years we expect to see states reveal some of their offensive cyber capabilities more openly than they are doing today. The goal of deterrence is to make our opponents abstain from attacking, yet if the […]