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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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6 little-known secrets about cloud security, part A

Posted: December 4, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer

What every security professional should consider when it comes to fortifying cloud security.  Today’s CISOs have their head in the clouds – squarely focused on the need for cloud security. Yet despite this collective focus, the approaches differ; some call for protecting the servers while others want to focus on retraining employees about what they should or shouldn’t upload, download, collaborate on, etc. This often gives rise to an array of new restrictions and monitoring policies. While these approaches usually originate from the…

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Coronet offers protection against KRACK

Posted: October 17, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer

Coronet’s SecureCloud, the platform that offers end to end outside the perimeter security, confirms that it is the first company to offer protection against KRACK. In a paper written by Belgian researchers, a vulnerability in WPA and WPA2 protocols was published in which an attacker executing a multi stage attack could circumvent the built-in protections built into these commonly used protocols. While most key vendors are working on patches to address KRACK, an exploit golden hour exists for attackers which…

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How To Avoid Getting Hacked On Wireless Networks

Posted: April 24, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer

In every public venue, people use Wi-Fi accessible smartphones, tablets and laptops for both work and leisurely activities. The workplace has expanded beyond the four walls of the office to anywhere its network can be accessed via a Wi-Fi signal. Of course, this is a double-edged sword, due to the numerous methods by which cyber criminals can manipulate the wireless network to gain entry to the company’s network via the device. So, the question remains, how can employees continue their…

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What’s Government’s Role In Protecting Wireless Networks?

Posted: April 6, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer

Both private businesses and governmental agencies are increasingly concerned about the mounting threats to wireless devices and networks. However, government approaches to dealing with the problem vary dramatically. From India, through the United States to the United Kingdom steps have taken range from full blown bans on use of wireless devices in the government workplace to the expansion of BYOD policies.  In a previous blog post, we detailed how BYOD-friendly companies have declined by 20% since 2013, with 53% of…

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What Dangers Lurk In Your Wireless Network?

Posted: March 9, 2017 / Author: Dror Liwer

Companies across the spectrum are already familiar with a wide range of cyber threats, including; DDoS attacks, phishing email schemes, ghostware and cloud jailbreaking among many others, because these are the ones the media is quick to pick up on. However, there is a lack of awareness regarding a host of wireless network attacks that can be just as damaging if not more. The lesser known wireless threats and what they can do to your enterprise.   Threat #1 -…

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