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Are You Sisyphus or Proteus?

This week I came across two quotes that reinforced why keeping up with firmware patches is both critically important and massively difficult. At a virtual think tank webinar hosted by ReliaQuest, the CISO from Nielsen (Chris Hatter) commented that "The fundamentals of being good at cyber hygiene is the most neglected aspect of cybersecurity. If you're not good at the very basics and making sure you understand the basics on your network—like patching and remote monitoring—you're not set up for success”. In other words, inability to maintain device firmware is foundational in any cybersecurity program. On the CISO Series Headlines Show, host Steve Prentice in referring to the almost daily cadence of firmware updates being pushed to patch critical vulnerabilities said “makes you nostalgic for Patch Tuesday doesn’t it?”.

Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack – Will This One Spur Action?

The ransomware attack and subsequent shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline system on the U.S. East...

Breaking the Cyber Kill Chain

Many cyber security professionals rely on process and methodology to ensure they are as effective...

What’s Your IoT Security Quadrant?

Knowing where you are positioned is a good starting point to take action to improve that position....

Why Urgency Around Unmanaged and IoT Security Hit This Week

In several corporate boardrooms (perhaps yours), this was the week where the risk and scale of...

Viakoo Comments on Solarwinds Breach

Summary Viakoo was not affected by the SolarWinds breach.  Viakoo does not share technologies nor...

Good Advice – Wash Your Cyber Hands!  Even Better – Do It Remotely!!

We are on the verge of a crisis in Cyber Hygiene.  Not only are millions of IoT devices (like...

Enterprises Sit on a Time Bomb

The Security Industry Association's Primer: Minimize Risk by Protecting Privacy is an important...

Edge Data Centers Drive Changes in Physical Security

According to a recent report from the research firm IDC entitled Data Age 2025, more than 33...

How to Get Physical with Cybersecurity

Earlier this summer the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) at Auburn University in...
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