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Handling alert triaging

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Vignesh Kannan, Sr. Solution Architect at Paladion discusses the importance of prioritising security alerts as the numbers keep on going up everyday. Out on the virtual battlefield of cyber-attackers and cyber security teams, security alerts can be numerous. Some of them may be without real consequence, but others could be fatal if left unattended. They all need to be assessed, to understand if they should be addressed as a priority, put in a queue for handling later, or simply left as […]

Emotet spam campaign picks up steam on Black Friday

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Ondrej Kubovič, ESET Security Awareness Specialist highlights that Emotet has started another massive spam campaign just as Black Friday begins to pick up steam ESET has detected another large Emotet campaign, probably connected with the increased online shopping and email correspondence around Black Friday. Compared to the previous attacks, the operators have slightly modified their modus operandi.

Stay alert, Stay safe, While shopping

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Written by Brian Pinnock, cyber security expert at Mimecast MEA One of the most common pieces of advice we get about avoiding phishing scams is that, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Except this doesn’t really apply on Black Friday – or in the case of the UAE, White Friday. For one day a year (23rd November this year), retailers take advantage of consumers’ appetite to spend by offering “loss leader” deals, which they advertise […]

Gearing Up for Growth

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It’s an exciting time, with manufacturers gearing up for growth, investing in equipment, new manufacturing modalities such as 3D printing, and software to support digital transformation and new collaborative, connected factory floor competencies. Expect cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics to be key areas of technology investment for manufacturers across the region. While these have been topics of conversation and exploration for a while, manufacturers are now moving past the design and concept stage to full-on production execution […]

Why Use Managed Print Services?

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Carro Ford, Content Marketing Strategist at Xerox discusses the engagement, experience and importance of Managed Print Services From enterprise to small business, use of managed print services has caught on, but not everyone has had the same experience. If you’ve only had an average managed print services experience, you might wonder what a good MPS engagement should look like. What Does a Good MPS Offering Look Like? If you’ve yet to engage with a managed print services (MPS) provider, you may be wondering […]

5 steps to make Halloween less cyber-scary for kids

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Tomas Foltyn, security writer at ESET explains 5 steps to help kids avoid security horrors and stay safe from rogue online “neighbors” at Halloween and thereafter? It’s that time of year again when children, decked out in special costumes, roam the streets and ask for treats from neighbors. The online world, too, is inhabited by creatures that aren’t what they seem to be and wolves in sheep’s (or grandma’s) clothing can be up to something seriously mean. Its consequences can hurt […]

5 steps to stay safe online

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Tomas Foltyn, security writer at ESET discusses 5 essential steps you can take to increase your online safety – now and in the long run too October is recognized as European Cyber Security Month in Europe and as National Cyber Security Awareness Month across the pond, giving us all ample opportunity to pause to think about the growing importance of cybersecurity and about ways to stay safe online. And that’s not all as far as special dates go. October 5, also happens to […]

Protect your Smart TV from security threats

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Authored by Gabrielle Ladouceur Despins, writer at WeLiveSecurity-ESET The final stretch of 2018 approaches. For parents of young children, this means that lunch boxes and homework are back. It is also the season, for many of us, when trees start to change color before the arrival of the cold season. It is also the time when entertainment companies try to entice viewers back to the sofa to discover what new treats they have in store.Your couch is ready, you’ve possibly […]