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  1. Managing Cyber Crime & Cybersecurity Budget

    The cost of cybercrime is on the rise. In fact, this year the average annual losses to companies worldwide came out to $7.7 million, according to a new report from the Ponemon Institute and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Cybersecurity incidents are not only increasing in number, they are also becoming progressively destructive and target a broadening…


  2. Creating a Secure BYOD Enterprise

    Whether your company has intended to be a BYOD or not, it’s likely that employees are bringing their own devices to work anyway. In the era of smartphones, tablets, and other personal technology devices, it’s difficult to imagine any workplace where BYOD is not occurring on a daily basis. This article from CSO Online reveals…


  3. Researchers Urge Administrators to Replace SHA-1 Certificates with SHA-2

    Online Security Warning

    This morning an international team of cryptanalysts urged administrators to replace their SHA-1 certificates as the risks associated SHA-1 are greater than previously expected. The published findings are theoretical and have not yet been proven in a practical setting. While there doesn’t appear to be an immediate present danger, we strongly encourage administrators to migrate…


  4. Employees Are First Line of Defense for Cyber-Attacks

    When executives think about cybersecurity strategy, a number of list items might come to mind such as keeping collected customer information safe, data encryption solutions, securing networks, etc. However, what probably isn’t on the top of the list but should be is employee education—and this includes C-suite employee education. It should come as no surprise…


  5. How to Remove an Expired Intermediate from the SSL Certificate Chain

    On September 30, 2015, at 12:15 pm, a legacy and long unused DigiCert cross-signed certificate expired, causing some users to experience untrusted certificate errors. The problem is generally related to a locally installed legacy intermediate certificate that is no longer used and no longer required. The problem may affect any client platform with a locally cached…