The Benefits of Real-Time Cyber Threat Intelligence

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan The Benefits of Real Time Cyber Threat Intelligence

To protect their personnel, assets, and sensitive information from being compromised, hijacked, or stolen by malicious actors, organizations are often advised to adopt security best practices, and to deploy the latest in secure technologies. But these things can’t be pulled out of thin air, or identified and adopted without knowledge of what they are, how they should be used, and … Read More

How will GDPR Affect Social Media Marketing?

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Finjan How will GDPR Affect Social Media Marketing?

The May 25th, 2018 deadline for its formal introduction has passed and organizations across the globe are scrambling frantically to ensure that they’re prepared to meet the demanding terms of the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. It’s a legal and compliance framework designed to safeguard the privacy and data rights of EU citizens and residents – … Read More

Browser Extension Sniffers – How Do Bad Actors Use Them?

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan Browser Extension Sniffers   How Do Bad Actors Use Them?

Web browser extensions are those little applets you can add to your Firefox, Chrome, Edge/Internet Explorer or other desktop, to increase the functionality of the main program, and spice up your online experience in any number of ways. For the desktop browser environment, extensions are pretty much the equivalent to mobile apps. In fact, many of them also come in … Read More

Healthcare Data Breaches – A Common Problem and a Real Threat

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan Healthcare Data Breaches   A Common Problem and a Real Threat

As a safeguard for patients’ personal or financial data, to protect the integrity of pharmaceutical products and medical processes, and for various other reasons, organizations operating in the healthcare sector are required to comply with conditions set out by legal frameworks such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). These provide recommendations and regulatory compliance demands which are … Read More

Top 5 Cybersecurity Mistakes That Make Life Easy for Cyber-criminals

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Finjan Top 5 Cybersecurity Mistakes That Make Life Easy for Cyber criminals

Though high-profile assaults on huge corporations or well-known web platforms grab the most attention when they make the news, cyber-criminals are at work at all levels – from attacks on private individuals, to attempts made on businesses and organizations of all types and sizes. In recent times, they’ve met with increasing success, resulting in huge personal and corporate losses in … Read More

Smartphone Data Tracking

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Finjan Smartphone Data Tracking

If you’re a smartphone user, you’ll probably find that the little mobile device not only remains with you for the larger part of each day but that it also plays some kind of a role in practically every aspect of your daily life. Whether that simply means checking the time or checking in with your social media and messaging services … Read More

Hardware Encryption – How is the Market Emerging?

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Finjan Hardware Encryption – How is the Market Emerging?

Privacy and information security concerns have fueled the increased usage in recent years of data encryption. Much of the focus of this activity – and most of the forms in which the related technology has been distributed and implemented – has been on desktop software, mobile applications, and network/system processes. But hardware-based encryption methods and technologies do exist – and … Read More

Email Spoofing – How SPF, DMARC and DKIM Help Detect and Prevent Attacks

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Finjan Email Spoofing   How SPF, DMARC and DKIM Help Detect and Prevent Attacks

As email remains one of the primary communications channels for private individuals, commercial or non-commercial organizations, and government institutions, it’s little wonder that it also continues to be a medium of choice for hackers and cyber-criminals. Two of their preferred attack methods are impersonation and fraud – both of which may be readily accomplished by spoofing the internet domains associated … Read More

KRACK Wi-Fi Vulnerability

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Finjan KRACK Wi Fi Vulnerability

Accepted as the current standard for the secure encryption of Wi-Fi networks, Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 or WPA2 has for some time been the automatic choice for users wishing to set up a wireless access point that’s free from the threat of eavesdroppers. But as with all things in the digital realm, evolving methods and technologies can and do conspire … Read More

Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum

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Finjan Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum

In conventional wireless communications, transmission typically occurs at a set frequency – and if an eavesdropper can determine what that frequency is, then it’s a fairly simple task for them to intercept the data stream, or disrupt it in some way. Military engineers have long understood this principle, and the possibilities it presents for compromising vital missions and operational security. … Read More