RapidVPN emerged in the shadow of persistent threat to the security of information from hackers, data sniffers, and online thieves. As they moved from fixed lines to mobile internet access points (via Wi-Fi, WLANs, Hot Spots, etc.), the threat perception to privacy and anonymity of internet users increased manifold. We spoke to Sales Manager Robin Leiser to learn the ins and outs of how they operate their service.
On March 2018, Join the Nullcon community for 48 hours of cyber security workshops, lectures and training sessions, followed by beach parties and holi celebrations in one of the most beautiful locations in the world- Goa. We spoke to Yuliya Pliavaka, one of the organizers of Nullcon, to hear all about it.
In Recent Advances in Cybersecurity, author Elsadig Saied aims to introduce the reader to cybersecurity and critical information infrastructure protection mechanisms. It includes the historical aspects of ICT development, and a broad classification of cybersecurity problems. In this interview, Elsadig talks about his insights from writing this book, and brings you the twelve chapter of his book, which discusses cyber security from the United States perspective.
Thycotic dates back all the way to 1996, when it was initially founded as a consulting company that helped to solve user access issues in Microsoft, Linux and Unix systems. With the intent of making their lives easier and helping their consultants do their job, they developed a software that helps manage and control privileged accounts within organizations. As time went by, they realized the huge potential of their software and shifted from being a consultancy firm to a fully dedicated software development company. Nowadays, with over 7,500 customers worldwide and 180,000 IT administrators successfully protecting their privileged accounts, Thycotic is dedicated to innovating and building leading Privileged Account Management software. We sat down with Cyber Strategist Joseph Carson to talk about privileged accounts, why they are such a risk to security and how can they be protected.
JC Cannon is considered as one of the foremost privacy authorities in the US. His background includes over 30 years of developing policies and standards, auditing digital products and services, planning and implementing website strategies and developing software. Most of all, he is known for his disciplined yet assertive approach to privacy- and he wrote 2 excellent books to tell you all about it. In this article Cannon gives vpnMentor readers a sneak preview to his latest publication, called Privacy in Technology - Standards and Practices for Engineers, Security and IT Professionals.
Dr. Mark A Gregory is an award winning professor teaching the next generation of Australian engineers. Having released more than 100 publications, his book Security and the Networked Society provides a refreshing view of the intricate complexity of cybersecurity today. And he has kindly agreed to share the first chapter with vpnMentor readers.
Launched in 2007 as an independent penetration testing firm, High-Tech Bridge has become a global provider of web and mobile application security testing services (AST). We've spoken to CEO and Founder Ilia Kolochenko to get a glimpse of his work. Here's what we found.
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,...