Does a Hidden SSID Make You Feel Safe? It Shouldn’t. Here’s Why

Posted: November 26, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

The logic makes sense: If it can’t be seen, it can’t be attacked. But that logic doesn’t always work with wireless SSID. Many businesses and individuals hide their SSIDs (known fully as a Service Set Identifier) with the hope of eluding commjackers. A prevailing theory in security has long held that by cloaking an SSID, hackers won’t know your network exists, and thus, can’t penetrate it. Simply put, that theory is wrong. Cloaking your network isn’t as safe as you thought. Cloaking an SSID may buy you time, and even lull you into a false sense of security, but determined…

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Are Millennials Really the Biggest Threat to Your Company’s Data Security?

Posted: November 17, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

With cybercrime on the rise, more and more companies are on the look out for solutions to prevent security breaches. What many don’t realize is that millennials may be the weak link in the fight against cyber attacks. After all, while millennials or digital natives are tech savvy, their <over?> reliance on mobile devices may be putting companies at risk. With recent estimates suggesting that this demographic will make up at least half of the U.S. workforce by 2020, companies need to find a more sophisticated approach to cybersecurity. The face of the workforce is changing. Digital immigrants who were…

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Attended the Rugby World Cup? Now Is the Time to Digitally Disinfect Your Smartphone

Posted: November 1, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

Few experiences unite people from around the world as indiscriminately as the Rugby World Cup. Perhaps because like all major sporting events, it’s the ultimate shared experience capable of turning people with very little in common into comrades. Thanks to technology and social media, fans can share their thoughts and reactions in real-time as try-by-try commentary. More than just passive spectators, fans are now active participants in their own game which plays out online one hashtag at a time. The…

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