Posts Tagged 'network security'

At the RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco, Chris Young, GM and SVP of Intel Security, said that one of the best ways to improve response time to attacks and overall awareness of attacks and adversaries is through the timely sharing of threat intelligence. He also talked about Intel Security’s responsibility as a leading security […]

Starting college marks the first of many adulting firsts — first dorm room, first roommate, first no-curfew-on-a-school-night — indeed, there are so many mind-blowing firsts to celebrate and enjoy. Unfortunately, going from mom and dad’s house to your own domain with new tech habits also opens up your personal information. So, along with Freshman English and […]

Urgent Communications recently recapped a panel discussion on the security challenges of FirstNet, the prospective nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to first responders for which proposals are due May 31. As I read through Donny Jackson’s piece, which summarized the expert panel at the March International Wireless Communication Expo (IWCE) meeting, I realized there were […]

It’s said that the best defense is a good offense. But in cyber, you have to have the best defense, the best offense and the best visibility. If you don’t have visibility into attacks as they’re occurring, you’ll always be one step behind the attacker.  While the public sector is by no means alone in […]

Server-side request forgery is an attack in which an attacker can force a vulnerable server to trigger malicious requests to third-party servers and or to internal resources. This vulnerability can then be leveraged to launch specific attacks such as a cross-site port attack, service enumeration, and various other attacks. This ability makes server-side request forgery […]