Reminder: That Padlock Doesn’t Mean It’s Secure
We’ve mentioned this before, but the misconception has surfaced again, and it’s worth mentioning again. Looking for the padlock as a sign of a secure legitimate website isn’t an accurate indication that a site is malware free. Recent research indicates that nearly half of all phishing sites display the padlock and a web address that… (0 comment)

Reduce the Risk of Data Breach by Focusing on Compromised Credentials
The bad guys can’t do anything on your network without access. That’s why they focus their efforts on gathering as many sets of credentials as possible. You should focus there too. The cybercriminals don’t just want to get onto a user’s endpoint and simply stop there; their goal is most commonly to monetize the attack… (0 comment)

Dutch audit finds Microsoft Office leaks confidential data
The diagnostics Microsoft Office collects from users should be a source of concern for any government CISO, according to a DPIA audit ComputerWeekly reported: “A report commissioned by the Dutch government has recommended disabling any settings in Microsoft Office 2016 that sends data to Microsoft servers. Dutch government users have also been advised to consider… (0 comment)