Five worthy reads: Fend off cyberattacks using dark web intelligence
One of the greatest advantages of the dark web is the anonymity and encryption it offers while allowing users to access everything on the world wide web. This also makes it the hotbed of some of the most notorious cyberattacks. Much of the dark net’s activities are focused around marketplaces that offer ammunition, pornography, drugs,… (0 comment)

Special Directive on Domain Name System (DNS) Compromise
Last week the USA’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sent out a directive for all agencies to upgrade their Domain Name System (DNS) security in light of a wave of Iranian hack attempts specifically targeted at compromising DNS. The compromise The Iranian cyber-criminals attempted (it’s unknown if they succeeded), to figure out through DNS records… (0 comment)

Threat Intelligence – Real or Hype?
Threat intelligence, we keep hearing about it from security vendors, but what is it really? Is it hype or marketing speak that will be promoted by those without a real grasp of what it means, or is it the real deal? One problem in defining threat intelligence is that one person’s threat intelligence is not… (0 comment)

2015 InfoSec Trends You Should and Shouldn’t Worry About
We’re rushing headlong into the end of the year, which means it’s that time again — time to pull out my crystal ball for WatchGuard’s annual security predictions. We actually already released next year’s security predictions last week. You can read our  press release  about them (which includes a shortened version of the predictions) or check out this cool and succinct  infographic … (0 comment)