Collaborating Authors

What is email security? - Gatefy


Email security is a broad term used to define techniques, tools, and solutions used to protect email accounts and domains against cyber attacks, intrusions, unauthorized access, and data loss. Email security is just one of many areas of information security, and we can say that it's one of the most important. So much concern is due to the fact that email is still the biggest gateway for attacks and intrusions on the internet. It's used daily as a vector for different types of scams, such as phishing, spam and BEC (Business Email Compromise), and for the spread of malicious code, such as ransomware and trojan. In this article, we'll talk more about email protection, vulnerabilities, types of threats, and also how to prevent email threats.

Russians accessed US voter registration records before 2016 election


The Department of Homeland Security has revealed that Russian forces have successfully accessed voter registration rolls of several US states in the months prior to the 2016 presidential election. Jeanette Manfra, the head of cybersecurity of the Department of Homeland Security, told NBC News that of they saw a targeting of 21 states, and "an exceptionally small number of them were actually successfully penetrated."

Best Network Security Tools for 2021 PART 5


Nagios is another widely used network monitoring tool that allows security experts to monitor hosts connected to a system and network in real-time. The software alerts its users about any security intrusions occurring in a network. ICMP, POP3, SMTP, NNTP, and HTTP are a few of the network services that Nagios monitors efficiently. OSSEC is an open-source network software used to discover network problems and give real-time analytics. The tool is compatible with various platforms such as Linux, Mac, Windows, VMWare ESX, BSD, and so on; hence, it is highly useful for users.

Ticketmaster fined $10m for business 'intrusions'

BBC News

Mr Sweeney added: "When employees walk out of one company and into another, it's illegal for them to take proprietary information with them. Ticketmaster used stolen information to gain an advantage over its competition, and then promoted the employees who broke the law."

Pennsylvania Reveals Cyber Intrusion in Birth, Death Records

U.S. News

Prompted by constituent complaints, lawmakers took up the issue of birth and death certificate processing this spring, including a Feb. 6 House Health Committee meeting at which Health Secretary Rachel Levine testified about steps that have been taken or were in the works to address the problem. The agency is revamping its forms and changing when and how it rejects requests.