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When it comes to cyberattacks, small businesses are often collateral damage

Posted: May 14, 2019 / Author: Keren

How can small businesses can protect their assets from becoming collateral damage in a cyberattack? Large enterprises and international corporations are shining targets for hackers to gaze upon. From industrial espionage to ransomware, data theft is the obvious jackpot for the majority of malicious parties. While much attention is paid to enterprise threats and risk management, there is little spoken about the risks to the thousands of small companies surrounding the locations of big corporations. This is extremely problematic when considering that many small and mid-sized businesses are now at risk of cyberattack simply by being geographically situated close to…

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Why Small Business Cyberattacks Could Prompt Next Recession

Posted: May 14, 2019 / Author: Keren

While Fortune 1000s dominate many interactions in our daily lives, small businesses remain the bedrock of the U.S. economy. According to the Small Business Administration, the 30 million small businesses operating in the United States employ nearly half of the total workforce. Unfortunately, these same small businesses have begun to fall victim to cyberattacks at an alarming rate, and whether you know it or not, this reality is putting the entire economy at risk. As large companies spend endless amounts of time and money to fortify their digital assets, cybercriminals, hackers and fraudsters have turned their attention to those that cannot…

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Jim Blasingame interviews Dror Liwer about the steps an SMB must take to avoid ransomware

Posted: March 21, 2019 / Author: Keren

Dror Liwer, our CiSO joins Jim Blasingame to reveal what ransomware is as a cyber security threat, how it costs small businesses and how to avoid it. Listen to what Dror had to say about the technical steps a SMB has to take to avoid ransomware here.

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GDPR: one size does not fit all

Posted: May 2, 2018 / Author: Keren

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: Keren

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: Keren

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: Keren

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: Keren

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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Coronet joins StarHub’s Cyber Security Centre of Excellence as Newest Partner

Posted: September 6, 2016 / Author: Dror Liwer

 Coronet Tapped For Innovative Cyber Security Solution  That Combats Threats Targeting WiFi and Cellular Networks  Singapore, September 6th, 2016 – Coronet, a cyber security software company, announced it has teamed up with StarHub, Singapore’s second largest info-communications company. Coronet becomes the newest partner to join forces in supporting StarHub’s Cyber Security Centre of Excellence (COE). Introduced in May this year, StarHub’s COE serves as a strategic hub for driving forward Singapore’s cyber security ecosystem in the country. The COE brings together…

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