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July 21, 2017 | Mobile Access and Device Management
By Ken Van Wyk, IANS Faculty

 Van Wyk: Security Track Record for iPhone Not an Accident

It’s not just luck. Apple has managed to keep the iPhone (and its iOS brethren) safe from any major malware outbreak for 10 years. Building a multi-faceted security architecture that substantially raises the cost of successful attacks can be extremely effective. 

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July 15, 2017 | Networking and Network Devices
By Chris Gonsalves, IANS Director of Technology Research

 Patch Now: Cisco Closes Nine Serious SNMP Holes in IOS, IOS-XE

Cisco Systems this week issued patches for a series of critical SNMP vulnerabilities in its popular IOS and IOS-XE network infrastructure software. The nine publicly disclosed security flaws could enable an unauthenticated attacker to run remote code on – or take complete control of – target systems

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June 27, 2017 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Daniel Maloof, IANS Managing Editor

 GoldenEye Ransomware Wreaks Havoc on Global Networks

The ransomware hits keep on coming, and just like the WannaCry outbreak, this looks like a big one. For the second time in as many months, corporations around the world are experiencing a massive cyber-attack that’s once again crippling enterprise networks and demanding a Bitcoin ransom to decrypt files.

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June 12, 2017 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Ken Van Wyk, IANS Faculty

 Van Wyk: Responding to Ransomware

Last month, I wrote that targeted attacks require much deeper analysis than those that are not targeted. While that still rings true, battling non-targeted threats like ransomware is becoming an increasing problem for organizations. 

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May 22, 2017 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Dave Kennedy, IANS Faculty

 Dave Kennedy on WannaCry and the Future of Ransomware Attacks

IANS Faculty Dave Kennedy, president and CEO of TrustedSec and frequent guest on major news networks such as CNN and Fox, stops by the IANS studio to review the latest details surrounding the WannaCry attack and offer tips for thwarting future attacks, from disabling SMB-1 to implementing application whitelisting.

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