XDR and MDR: What’s the difference and why does it matter?

The cybersecurity industry loves acronyms and XDR is rising swiftly to the top of the charts of the current lexicon. Extended detection and response (XDR) is a designation used when you do not have the ability to cover a wide range of threat vectors. S… Continue reading XDR and MDR: What’s the difference and why does it matter?

How to address post-pandemic infrastructure pain points

Like bankruptcy, falling asleep, or even falling in love, today’s infrastructure and security pain points develop first gradually, and then all at once. The coronavirus pandemic accelerated trends that had slowly been changing businesses everywhere, tr… Continue reading How to address post-pandemic infrastructure pain points

New DNS vulnerabilities have the potential to impact millions of devices

Forescout Research Labs, in partnership with JSOF, disclosed a new set of DNS vulnerabilities, dubbed NAME:WRECK. These vulnerabilities affect four popular TCP/IP stacks – namely FreeBSD, IPnet, Nucleus NET and NetX – which are commonly pre… Continue reading New DNS vulnerabilities have the potential to impact millions of devices

Worldwide IT spending to total $4.1 trillion in 2021

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $4.1 trillion in 2021, an increase of 8.4% from 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. The source of funds for new digital business initiatives will more frequently come from business departments … Continue reading Worldwide IT spending to total $4.1 trillion in 2021

Cybersecurity guide for the hospitality industry

A practical cybersecurity guide from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can help hotel owners reduce the risks to a highly vulnerable and attractive target for hackers: the hotel property management system (PMS), which stores gue… Continue reading Cybersecurity guide for the hospitality industry

5G IoT market size to reach $40.2 billion by 2026

The 5G IoT market size is projected to grow from $2.6 billion in 2021 to $40.2 billion by 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 73.0% during the forecast period, according to MarketsandMarkets. 5G networks support high bandwidth, low latency… Continue reading 5G IoT market size to reach $40.2 billion by 2026

Space Shuttle Program: 40th Anniversary of the First Launch of Columbia

For those who grew up watching the endless coverage of the Apollo program in the 60s and 70s, the sight of OV-102, better known as the Space Shuttle Columbia, perched …read more Continue reading Space Shuttle Program: 40th Anniversary of the First Launch of Columbia

Son of Stuxnet? Iran Nuke Site Hacked ‘by Israel’ (Again)

Iran’s Nantaz nuclear centrifuge facility went dark yesterday. Sources say it was an Israeli cyberattack—another one. But something doesn’t add up.
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Securing an online marketplace through the COVID-19-fueled boom

When COVID-19 began to spread around the globe, citizens of many countries were instructed to stay at and work from home. Most non-essential brick-and-mortar shops were closed for weeks and months, and that sudden development forced many customers to d… Continue reading Securing an online marketplace through the COVID-19-fueled boom