2019: Cyber to the People, Especially to Those in Professional Services Agencies

Posted: December 20, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

2019: Cyber to the People, Especially to Those in Professional Services Agencies As 2018 comes to a close, we must look forward to next year. Why? Because cybercriminals looking to hack, steal and hold information for ransom are already working hard on their next generation of attacks – and unlike your company’s budget, they don’t need to wait until Q1 to get started. This year, we saw more complex and large scale data breaches, crippling ransomware attacks on cities and businesses and nation-state attacks becoming all-too-common, not to mention chronic challenges for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and mid-market companies…

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Lenovo & Partners Launch Thinkshield in India

Posted: December 10, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

Lenovo and its partners in cyber security – including Coronet – have launched Thinkshield in India in grand fashion.  Our Vice President of Partnerships is on tour with Lenovo in India, along with Lenovo’s Kevin Beck and Rohit Midha. They are demonstrating how the Lenovo Security Console – brought to you in partner with Coronet – works to protect you automatically from some of the worse cyber security threats out there.  Over 1 Million Lenovo customers are protected by Coronet Lenovo WiFi Security, in partnership with Coronet, detects threats and notifies users when they are about to connect to unsafe wireless…

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Top 4 Reasons Communications & Creative Agencies Must Prepare for Cyberattack

Posted: December 3, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

Top 4 Reasons Communications & Creative Agencies Must Prepare for Cyberattack For the 120,000 communications and creative agencies in the U.S., the threat of cybercrime isn’t new. In 2009, the FBI publicly warned that hackers were targeting PR agencies. Like most industries, agencies have been at heightened risk ever since, and yet far too few have proactively addressed the threats. Over the past decade, many of these same agencies have worked diligently to help their clients establish crisis communications plans,…

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How to Mitigate the (App)licable Risks of the Cloud

Posted: November 6, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

How to Mitigate the (App)licable Risks of the Cloud When it comes to cloud applications, such as Office 365, G-Suite, Dropbox, Slack and others, security is about the last thing on users’ minds. Despite these applications’ investing in security measures to harden their products, these companies can’t keep up with the increasing sophistication and frequency of threats targeting their vast user bases. As of 2017, Microsoft Office 365 has more than 120 million business users, and Dropbox has more than…

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The Key Takeaways from Our Insecure Airports Cloud Security Report

Posted: October 24, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

The Key Takeaways from Our Insecure Airports Cloud Security Report It’s been almost three months since we released our inaugural airport cloud security report, Attention All Passengers: Airport Networks Are Putting Your Devices & Cloud Apps at Severe Risk,  which identified and ranked the most insecure airports in the U.S. Since then, the response to our research and analysis has been both extensive and interesting. If you haven’t yet read the report, you can download it for free here. The…

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GDPR: one size does not fit all

Posted: May 2, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

Why mid-market companies face a tougher road with GDPR. While much has been written about GDPR’s rules, sanctions, and fines, it appears GDPR is often treated as if its effect is equal to any company regardless of size. On paper, it seems that any company that violates the new data privacy regulation will suffer the same international sanctions. GDPR, however, will not have the same effect on every size company.  For smaller companies, the smallest fine could likely be like…

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4 main reasons why SMEs and SMBs fail after a major cyber attack

Posted: April 4, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

We live in a time when malicious cyber attacks happen every minute, every day, all over the world. Companies from the smallest startup to the largest organization suffer from cyber attacks. It’s not surprising then that cyber incidents targeting businesses, nearly doubled from 82,000 in 2016 to 159,700 in 2017, driven by ransomware and new attack methods. However, not all companies are affected by malicious attacks in the same way. Did you know that small- to medium-size enterprises (SMEs) and…

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Why the next generation of security platforms should be autonomous

Posted: February 28, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

From sci-fi futuristic predictions to everyday reality, machine learning devices are here. Here’s our take on the natural connection between machine learning and cyber security, and about why automatic systems are not enough to decrease IT overload in a cloud-based environment. With needs and requirements changing fast across all sectors, and specifically in cyber security where new threats are emerging every day, we expect to see a rise in autonomous systems based on machine learning. Read article here  

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6 little-known secrets about cloud security, part B

Posted: January 12, 2018 / Author: Dror Liwer

What every security professional should consider when it comes to fortifying cloud security.  In my last article, I introduced the lesser known parts of cloud security, the ones that no one is talking about. These serve as the key foundation upon which an entire IT operation is built upon, and yet, they are likely to be overlooked. Previously, we shed light on three crucial parts of the security chain protecting the cloud. These were the device, the user, and the…

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