Author: Rees Johnson

Rees Johnson

Reverse proxies are critical to shield Web apps from external attacks.  Many organizations today are concerned about how to safely provide customers, employees, and vendors access to their Web applications safely. They need to protect their internal assets against external malware attacks. Every day we read new horror stories in the press about hackers who […]

If you are unsure of whether a destination link is safe, tools like TrustedSource are a good place to start. A recently released Intel Security report titled “Hacking into the Human Operating System” Investigates the role of social engineering within cybersecurity Dives into the lifecycle of a social engineering attack (Research, Hook, Play, Exit) Analyzes influencing psychological […]

POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) is the latest Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) vulnerability to be uncovered. This vulnerability, which was discovered by researchers at Google, affects SSL 3.0, an older protocol which is still supported by browsers and web servers for backward compatibility. The vulnerability can be exploited by a hacker to obtain […]

The threat of infiltration by a cybercriminal is a concern every business should be assessing carefully. Where do I deploy protection? How robust do my defenses need to be? What about my employees and their actions? These are all questions valid in the discussion of protecting businesses and their critical data. When we evaluate the […]

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 in other attack strategies. Whether […]