Flaws in the GMR-2 Cipher Used in Cellular Service

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan Flaws in the GMR 2 Cipher Used in Cellular Service

In areas where conventional network coverage isn’t available, cellular service is routinely parceled out via satellite telephone systems, which provide encryption security for their data transmission through what’s known as the GMR-2 cipher. Such services may be the only option for users in remote or isolated environments, like ocean-going vessels or high-altitude locations – and they’re also a critical choice … Read More

How to Prevent a SQL Injection

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan How to Prevent a SQL Injection

If you’re a fan of contemporary thriller movies or television, you’ll no doubt have watched a scene where some enterprising (usually young, and quirky) “hacker” sits in front of a keyboard, flexes their fingers, and spouts knowledgeably about the various methods he/she will use to break into the Pentagon/bank security system, or whatever. The words, “SQL injection” may likely come … Read More

Artificial Intelligence vs Ransomware – Creating More Effective Defenses with Machine Learning

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan Artificial Intelligence vs Ransomware   Creating More Effective Defenses with Machine Learning

Since 2016 – when a hospital in Los Angeles paid US$17,000 (£14,000) to cure itself of an infection – the healthcare sector in particular and the world, in general, have suffered the effects of a sporadic outbreak of ransomware attacks. Though viruses and other strains of malware can cause headaches, data corruption, and financial losses, they tend to do so … Read More

A Closer Look at Multilevel Lattice Security Models

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan A Closer Look at Multilevel Lattice Security Models

Organizations looking to regulate access to the information they routinely work with, and computer systems and communications networks seeking to preserve the confidentiality and integrity of the data they store or transmit will typically require some kind of formalized framework to govern how this is done. Information classifications such as Universal, Unclassified, Confidential, Secret, and Top Secret are one manifestation … Read More

What is Link Layer Encryption?

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan What is Link Layer Encryption?

Network security is frequently implemented by considering the network as a series of layers, each dedicated to a particular function (data transport, applications, user interactions, etc.). This model has the underlying logic that, with several layers to have to work against, any potential attacker won’t find it easy to break through to the heart or kernel of the system, where … Read More

The Dangers of MaaS (Malware as a Service)

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan The Dangers of MaaS (Malware as a Service)

Information Technology has become a commodity in its own right. Virtually all aspects of IT are now available as some variant of the “XaaS” family, which includes Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and numerous others. They all save time, effort, and money for individuals or enterprise subscribers. And the advantages … Read More

Shift Row Transformation and Other Examples of Advanced Encryption

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan Shift Row Transformation and Other Examples of Advanced Encryption

These days, we’re often warned about the dangers of hacking and data theft, or reminded of the need to protect our vital documents, sensitive information, and credentials by encryption, when they’re transmitted over the internet or an unprotected network. But what does that mean, exactly? Well, in simple terms, encryption is the process of taking a recognizable item (such as … Read More

Finjan Holdings, Inc. – Corporate Overview Video

Finjan TeamAbout Us, Blog

Finjan Finjan Holdings, Inc.   Corporate Overview Video

As a 20 year veteran in cybersecurity, Finjan pioneered behavior-based threat detection. In 2016, Finjan returned to profitability and for the first time as a publicly traded Nasdaq company. Today we are stronger than ever. “Cybersecurity today is a global issue and the increasing complexity of cyberattacks demands new and innovative ways to secure corporate data and protect consumer information,” … Read More

Cybersecurity Risk Assessment – Qualitative vs Quantitative Assessments

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan Cybersecurity Risk Assessment   Qualitative vs Quantitative Assessments

The overall security status of an organization is made up of inputs from the various business units which in turn make up the enterprise – such as Operations, Development, Finance, Audit, and Compliance. One way of establishing the contribution from each department is by assigning it a “risk status” on the basis of cybersecurity risk assessment performed on it over … Read More