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Why Web App Defense and API Security Go Hand in Hand

May 24, 2024 No Comments

Securing web applications is getting more challenging as threats become more complex and aggressive. Today, these efforts involve far more than merely fending off viruses and other malware. There are numerous cyber attacks to deal with, including brute force attacks, credential stuffing, SQL injection, as well as Application Programming Interface (API) attacks.

What Is Satellite Communication and How Does It Fit in a 5G World?

May 6, 2024 No Comments

In an era when technology evolves at breakneck speed, 5G stands poised to transform modern life from the ground up. This fifth generation of mobile networks promises to usher in unprecedented speeds, massive capacity, and ultra-low latency, heralding a new dawn of connectivity that could redefine everything from daily internet usage to industrial operations.

Understanding AI: Can LLMs Do Everything Better?

May 2, 2024 No Comments

Large language models (LLMs) power the most popular AI platforms in the world, demonstrating incredible pattern-matching prowess, but are they good at detecting secrets like passwords, access tokens, and API keys in text? GitGuardian, which built its reputation on high-accuracy detection of secrets in source code investigated that and shared the data in its annual “State of Secrets Sprawl” report for 2024.

Roadmap to Bulletproof SaaS Security

May 2, 2024 No Comments

The universal truth is that one problem can be solved in many ways. Multiple solutions introduce a dilemma of which solution to adopt. However, different solution implementations have different efficiency and performance benchmarks, and the comparison dilemma makes the solution adoption and utilization time-consuming.

Three Primary Cybersecurity Challenges for Enterprises and How to Address Them

April 29, 2024 No Comments

Critical infrastructure attacks increased by 30 percent in 2023. While all organizations are subject to cyber threats, the challenges involved in mitigating risk differ by organization size. This article explores three main challenges that large enterprises face in ensuring data security and offers effective strategies for overcoming them.

Implementing a Data Detection and Response Strategy: Tips for Success

April 9, 2024 No Comments

Tweet by Josh Breaker-Rolfe Data is enormously valuable. It can swing elections, supercharge innovations, and even win wars. But, for those same reasons, data presents enormous risks. Cybercriminals constantly seek to steal organizational data to sell on the black market, fuel phishing campaigns, or even destroy a company’s reputation.  As such, cybersecurity spending has skyrocketed […]

Discover the Future of Business Innovation with Generative AI

April 4, 2024 No Comments

Tweet Are you ready to unlock the transformative potential of generative AI on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in your business? Dive into our white paper, “Generative AI: Unleashing Innovation and Exploring its Impact,” to see how this groundbreaking technology is reshaping the future of today’s enterprises. The white paper provides an in-depth look at generative […]

HYAS Introduces Free Insight Intel Feed and Weekly Threat Intelligence Reports

April 2, 2024 No Comments

Tweet SOURCE: HYAS HYAS has introduced a free Weekly Threat Intelligence Report, compiled by Threat Intelligence Security Engineer David Brunsdon. The report is a curated analysis of what the threat intel team has seen within the HYAS Insight threat intelligence and investigation platform over the week just passed. The weekly report will regularly focus on […]

How Does Artificial Intelligence Benefit the Software Testing Process?

March 11, 2024 No Comments

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has ushered in a new era of innovation and efficiency across nearly every industry. What has surprised many is the fact that AI has made a significant impact in the creative industries, where oftentimes it was predicted to take over more medial and repeatable tasks like data entry and the like.

The Importance Of Information Technology Security Within Any Company

March 6, 2024 No Comments

Information technology has revolutionized the way business is done and how companies operate. And it only continues to grow. As technology progresses, we are given new ways to process data and information. But there’s a flip side—the darker side of information technology, including malicious attackers looking to steal data or bring down infrastructure. This is why information technology security is so important. Protecting your technology and data is as vital as protecting your money accounts from thieves.

Evolving Approaches To Vulnerability Management In IT

March 6, 2024 No Comments

This article explores the evolving approaches to vulnerability management in IT to help businesses adapt to the changing cybersecurity dynamics. Read on!

Digital Transformation EXPO Manchester 2024

March 5, 2024 No Comments

Digital Transformation EXPO Manchester (DTX) is the North’s biggest enterprise IT and technology event, sharing the latest developments in cloud, infrastructure, data, devops and cyber security. Part of Manchester Tech Week, this event will be co-located alongside Unified Communications EXPO (UCX), the leading event on digital workplace tooling and customer contact strategy. 

How Technology Is Changing How EMS Works

February 29, 2024 No Comments

In an era of rapid technological evolution, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) have experienced transformative advancements in changing the dynamics of emergency response and patient care for the better. From advanced dispatch systems to sophisticated medical equipment, technology helps enhance the efficiency, reliability, and effectiveness of EMS, saving more lives and improving patient outcomes.

Benefits of Hiring Award-winning IT Support For Your Business

February 28, 2024 No Comments

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the backbone of any successful business is its IT support. With the rise in cyber threats, the complexity of operations, and the relentless pursuit of efficiency, the caliber of your IT support can significantly influence your business’s resilience, growth, and innovation.

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit March 11 – 13, 2024 | Orlando, FL

February 7, 2024 No Comments

Tweet Now is the time for data and analytics leaders to mobilize the synergy of human expertise, data, analytics and AI to optimize business value and outcomes by making the best connected decisions. Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024, March 11 – 13, in Orlando, FL, brings together CDAOs, and their data and analytics teams […]

Building A Resilient Cybersecurity Infrastructure: An Essential Guide     

February 6, 2024 No Comments

In an era where a single cyber attack can cripple a company overnight, the importance of cybersecurity has skyrocketed. As businesses intertwine more deeply with technology, their vulnerability to digital threats escalates.

Securing Your Data: Cybersecurity Strategies for Robust Protection

January 30, 2024 No Comments

In the digital age, the security of your data is paramount. With cyber threats evolving at an alarming rate, it’s crucial to stay ahead of potential risks. This article delves into effective cybersecurity strategies to ensure your data remains protected, offering insights and solutions to common security challenges.

How To Leverage Software For Enhanced Transparency And Data Insights

January 29, 2024 No Comments

Technology stands as a cornerstone of growth and innovation. As we navigate through an era where digital transformation dictates market trends, the role of technology in driving business success becomes increasingly crucial. Companies now recognize that leveraging technology is not just an option, but a necessity for staying competitive. This recognition extends to the realm of data management and analysis.

How RNGs Get Practical Use In Software Solutions

January 26, 2024 No Comments

If you have ever studied even the most basic levels of coding, there are a few projects that it’s almost guaranteed you did for practice. By tradition, the first was likely the ‘Hello World’ task that’s been the standard for decades, but after that, a random number generator was probably the follow-up. Despite being a ‘beginner’ code, RNGs have a critical place in many different industries and come in many different forms.

Facebook Abandons PGP Encryption; Should Others Do the Same?

January 19, 2024 No Comments

Tweet by Jeff Broth In December 2023, Facebook terminated the PGP encryption feature for its emails. This was around eight years after the feature was introduced to protect the emails sent by Facebook to its users. Facebook’s reason for this decision is rather straightforward and unexciting: low usage. From a business point of view, the […]

Improve IaC Security & Compliance: A Terrascan Guide

January 12, 2024 No Comments

Terrascan is an open-source tool designed to examine Infrastructure-as-Code deployments for possible issues concerning security and compliance. While it shares a part of its name with the popular IaC tool Terraform, it is not related to it. Terraform is from HashiCorp while Terrascan is from Accurics, a tech company specializing in infrastructure automation software.

Safeguarding Your Business Against Fraudulent Threats

January 3, 2024 No Comments

there are several effective strategies you can implement to fortify your defenses against fraud. Let’s explore some essential measures to keep your business safe and secure.

Upskilling Cybersecurity Pros Becomes Even More Important in Turbulent Economy

January 2, 2024 No Comments

Experts note that companies are taken to task when deficiencies in their cybersecurity practices are exposed by a cybersecurity incident, and this accountability is likely to be amplified during times of economic turmoil.

Data Protection vs. CSPM: Which Takes Priority?

December 20, 2023 No Comments

While both data protection and CSPM play crucial roles in a holistic cybersecurity strategy, they address distinct aspects of security, each contributing to a comprehensive defense posture. In this article, we will explore what CSPM and data protection are and which one should be used and prioritized.

A Closer Look Into the Intersection of APIs and Data Privacy

December 20, 2023 No Comments

Cloud solutions replicate the behavior of the human brain. Data passed and processed through neurons is similar to the information transmitted over the wire as bits and handled by API endpoints. Just like a little distraction can disrupt the complete thought process, a loophole in the API security or behavior can lead to the interception of data, jeopardizing security and data privacy.

IoT Security: The Cyber Trust Mark Program

December 19, 2023 No Comments

In this article, we’ll turn to the USA’s Cyber Trust Mark, touching on how it works, what it does, and how consumers can use it to stay safer when buying smart devices. Let’s dive right in.

5 Steps to Improve Your API Security Strategy

December 14, 2023 No Comments

APIs are the fundamental components of today’s software. They allow programmes to share information and resources seamlessly, boosting productivity and creativity. However, this ease of use has a significant downside, as APIs are frequently the focus of cyberattacks. It is crucial to strengthen your API security strategy to protect your company’s data, reputation, and the trust of your customers.

How to Start Combating Cyberattacks in 2024 NOW

December 8, 2023 No Comments

Cyberattacks continue to rise, and so organizations must prioritize proper cybersecurity measures now, rather than wait until they become victim to implement them. Hornetsecurity’s 2024 Cyber Security Report highlights what organizations need to be aware of in the year ahead to protect themselves and their employees from falling victim to cyberattacks.

Bridging Bytes: How IT Innovations are Connecting Us

December 6, 2023 No Comments

Technology has transformed the way we connect and communicate. From smartphones to social media, IT innovations continue to bring people closer together across distances and divides. However, with rapid advancements also come new challenges that highlight the need for responsible and ethical progress.

Strategies for Finding Your Dream Job in Data Security

November 30, 2023 No Comments

The field of data security is more vital and exciting than ever. With cyber threats on the rise and companies increasingly valuing their digital assets, there’s a growing demand for skilled data security professionals. But how do you find your dream job in this competitive field? This article explores strategies that can help you not only enter the data security industry but also find a role that fulfills your passions and ambitions.