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Why Phishing Campaigns Succeed - And How to Fight Back

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 25, 2019

Here’s an encouraging stat: Nearly all (99%) of email-based threats like phishing are totally harmless in and of themselves. In order to become dangerous, they require some type of user interaction, whether that’s clicking on a link, opening an attachment, etc. Yet, email remains a highly popular and lucrative attack vector. In fact, phishing ranks […]

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Overconfidence and 7 Other Deadly SMB Cyber Security Sins

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 20, 2018

A gap seems to be forming between what businesses believe about their cyber resiliency and the reality of the situation. Actually, calling it a gap may be underselling it. In its report titled Cyber Security: Can Overconfidence Lead to an Extinction Event?, Solar Winds found 87% of businesses rate their cyber security defenses as “average or […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: Building & Maintaining the Best Security Operations Center for Your Business

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 30, 2018

 Arraya Insights Radio Episode 6: Building & Maintaining the Best Security Operations Center for Your Business This month on Arraya Insights Radio, our podcast team explores the increasingly mainstream phenomenon that is cyber crime. In addition to covering some of the biggest recent headlines generated by the topic, our team also looks at the […]

Cisco Releases 2018 Cyber Security Report: 6 Things You Need to Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 13, 2018

One of the most effective weapons today’s IT security professionals have at their disposal is knowledge – and there is plenty of that packed within the pages of Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cyber Security Report. This year’s report includes insights gleaned from Cisco’s own threat experts, from those of its partners, and from roughly 3600 professionals representing more […]

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Cyber Attackers Hope to Upstage Athletes with Olympic-Sized Hack

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 21, 2018

The Olympics provide the world’s best athletes with an incomparable platform upon which to show off their skills and, this year, they’ve proven an irresistible target for hackers eager to do the same. In fact, according to new evidence, the efforts to hack the Pyeongchang games were ramping up long before the first medal was […]

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‘Heroic’ NotPetya Recovery and the Case for Prevention Over Cures

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 6, 2018

New details have emerged concerning one company’s efforts to recover from last summer’s NotPetya attacks and they definitely call to mind that old cliché about an ounce of prevention equaling a pound of cure. Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company, was one of many organizations that fell victim to the outbreak, which initially appeared to […]

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Get Your Data Under Control With Varonis DataAdvantage

Tom Clerici Tom Clerici| November 13, 2017

I spend a lot of time with customers talking about network security, endpoint security, monitoring, and a whole host of other security solutions that are highly technical and point to specific risks. We get so caught up in the technologies that process the data, that we rarely look at the data itself. Specifically, I’m talking about […]

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All CEOs Should Pay Attention to Equifax Firings – They May Be Next

Tom Clerici Tom Clerici| September 19, 2017

Nobody was surprised when it was announced this weekend that the chief information officer and chief security officer were both out at Equifax. We all knew that was going to happen because those two roles always get terminated after a major breach. Clearly, it’s always the CIO and CSO’s fault, right…or is it? I’ve never […]

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What the Equifax Breach Means for the Future of Securing Sensitive Data

Tom Clerici Tom Clerici| September 12, 2017

There’s really no nice way to say it, what happened at Equifax last week was the biggest failure to safeguard public data to date. Yahoo had more records compromised, but those weren’t nearly as sensitive.  Furthermore, Equifax’s response has been characterized by Brian Krebs, a leading security expert, as a “dumpster fire.” Krebs goes on […]

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5 Sneaky Security Trends That Demand IT's Attention

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 8, 2017

There’s a positive moment at the top of Cisco’s 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report, one which acknowledges the advances security pros have made regarding preventing and recovering from attacks. Unfortunately – and predictably – this new report isn’t all pats on the back. Instead, the conversation shifts to a number of trends observed by Cisco, each […]

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