How Good Wireless Visibility Can Beat the Rogue Access Points

Posted: January 26, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer

With wireless security, it’s all about visibility. Look around a coffee shop, airport, or even an office building and it’s impossible to miss all the smartphones, tablets and laptop computers. Just about everyone has a wireless device. But the downside to all these devices – and thus the downside to BYOD also – is a security threat that’s not clearly visible: rogue access points. The proliferation of mobile devices prompted a surge of wireless access points, enabling people to connect anywhere and at any time. While an abundance of access points – including the hot spots on personal devices –…

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Cybersecurity Events Not to be Missed, Jan – June 2017

Posted: January 19, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer

Cybersecurity professionals have enough to worry about without keeping track of the many annual industry trade shows. Well, don’t worry. Stay focused on the threats to your network and allow me to give you a quick rundown on the cybersecurity trade shows that are not to be missed in the first half of this year.   Cybertech Israel   Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, 2017 Tel Aviv, Israel                               Hurry this is the most significant conference and exhibition of cyber technologies outside of the United States and…

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Thought you were safe with VPN? Think again!

Posted: January 11, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer

If you’ve been kicking back and basking in your wireless network security zone because you have the most robust VPN in place, this is your wakeup call. It has become increasingly clear that VPNs are not as safe or efficient as everyone thought they once were. It is easier than ever for hackers to hijack VPN ports and take advantage of the gap between VPN startup and connection in order to plant malware. Furthermore, many servers keep Server Logs, which…

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