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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CISCO EIR Lands in Israel for a Behind The Scenes Look Into The Startup Nation

Posted: January 11, 2016 / Author: Dror Liwer

Austria, San Jose, France, UK and now Israel. Cisco’s EIR program lands in the country most renowned for its cultivation of tech startups. We kicked off the week with startup and social media magnet, Hillel Fuld, for his take on the Israeli tech eco system, discussing the drivers of success for a country to become a hub. This includes an education system geared towards entrepreneurship and innovation, an army that invests heavily in technology and breading quick thinking leaders; government funding, international technology brands and financial institutions running local incubators that nurture startups and much more.  Top tips from Fuld…

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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…

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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…

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Quick Quotes on Cybersecurity and Commjacking

Posted: October 26, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

October is Cybersecurity Awareness month in the cyber world. In honor of this exciting and important initiative, we thought it best to take a break from writing our own thoughts on cybersecurity and commjacking and leave it to the industry experts instead. Commjacking in the Work-Anywhere Generation “People want to work anywhere and everywhere. They open their laptop up and it is confidential – they are really not thinking about what they are doing. Yes, we can look at the…

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Trying to Child-Proof the Internet? You’re Missing the Point

Posted: October 7, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

October is Cybersecurity Awareness month. In honor of this important initiative, our latest blog post focuses on why you need to make sure your  family – your kids and teenagers – are cyber smart… Being tech savvy is no longer relevant. Much like the floppy disk, it’s outdated and of little use to anyone of consequence. What matters now is digital literacy. Take a look at any U.S. school and you’re likely to find some program devoted to teaching the building blocks of…

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