Rick McElroy, security strategist for Carbon Black and an enthusiast cyber security lecturer, has more than 18 years of experience in educating and advising various organizations on reducing their risk posture and tackling tough security challenges. In this quick interview he discusses the difference between securing a government organization and a private enterprise, and explains why labeling the election system as critical infrastructure is the best thing that happened to America.
Idan Cohen has been in the cyber security field for over 12 years, long before the term cyber became a buzz word. His career started with 5 years in the IDF, where he had multiple hacking positions and was mainly busy with penetration testing and security consulting. After his release from the army he joined Bugsec, Israel's largest hacking security agency, where he designed and infiltrate security architectures and managed cyber operations. As CTO, he acquired vast experience in offensive and defensive security mechanisms, phishing and DDOS simulations. Last year he joined forces with hacker Ysrael Gurt, who was one of the best hackers in his team on Bugsec; Together they started "ad-venture", which is an anti-ad-blocking company with a strong connection to security. In this article, he lays out the challenges of advertisers from the security perspective, and reveals the problematic nature of ad-blockers. 
Not every email you receive deserves your attention, especially not ones trying to scam you. Using proprietary algorithms and deep background checks, Retruster scans your incoming email, alerting you to phishing, malware and ransomware attacks, and puts the power back in your hands, as CEO Michael Snape explains.
Preempt is a US-Israel collaboration founded by Ajit Sancheti and Roman Blachman. A couple of years ago they realized that one of the biggest challenges for enterprises is not attacks from the outside, but the lack of awareness and disloyalty at times, from people within the organization. It was based on this assumption that they founded Preempt, which helps corporations secure their data from within using a Behavioral Firewall, while helping to educate employees with security alerts embedded in the system. In this article, CEO Ajit Sancheti reveals the story behind insider threats and explains what businesses can do to protect themselves even from their own people.
Pattrick de Schutter is a typical serial entrepreneur. He founded Allmansland, one of the first web agencies in Belgium back in 1994; A couple of years later he launched IP Netvertising, the first ad-sales house in Belgium, which was later sold to RTL; In addition, he also took part in a number of successful ventures,...
Atera is an easy to use, all-in-one IT management platform, aimed at helping managed service providers (MSPs) build better businesses by giving them advanced tools and data to work with. As a result, Atera is striving to improve the quality of IT for small-and medium-sized businesses (SMB's) everywhere. We met with CEO Gil Pekelman to talk about remote IT solutions and the benefits for modern SMBs.
In this interview, Sean and Devin give vpnMentor readers a sneak preview into their book, which covers topics like: - Why you need a secret email address - How to keep your kids safe online - How to spot email malware - How to avoid ransomware - What not to do ever on public Wifi And more!
With its non-technical language and patient, step-by-step approach to this fascinating currency, Bitcoin for the Befuddled is your ticket to getting started with Bitcoin. In this article, author Chris Wilmer brings you the second chapter of the book, where he explores the history of Bitcoin and its potential impact on trade and commerce.
According to author James Smith, hacking is a skill that can be useful in many different ways. Knowledge of hacking can be used as the backbone to securing your own computers and systems. A favorite quote of Mr. Smith sums it up very well: "The first step to making yourself secure, is knowing how vulnerable you are."
Brett and Deborah Christensen have been a Hoax-Slayers since 2003, researching and writing about online scams and frauds and raising awareness to email, Internet and computer security issues that most common users know nothing about. In this article we give you a sneak preview to their book Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft, Internet Scams & Phone Scams.