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  1. The Security Benefits of Audit Logging

    As an IT administrator, knowing the precise sequence of activities that affect a specific operation, procedure, or event within a company is very valuable. This is where audit logging (sometimes called event logging or system logging) comes in. Logging creates an “audit trail”—a security-relevant chronological record, or set of records, that documents an organization’s digital…


  2. Tips For Digital Spring Cleaning

    April showers bring May flowers, and also remind us that it’s time for spring cleaning. So as we start cleaning out our basements and filtering through our unnecessary belongings with this change of seasons, it’s important not to skip over our digital junk rooms both at home and at work. Digital spring cleaning is essential,…


  3. OpenSSL Patches Five Security Vulnerabilities

    Earlier this morning, the OpenSSL project team released two security patches—1.0.2h and 1.0.1t—for five security vulnerabilities discovered in OpenSSL. These two new patches fix one “high” severity and four “low” severity vulnerabilities. None of these bugs affect SSL Certificates. No actions related to SSL Certificate management are required. High Severity Vulnerabilities Memory corruption in the…


  4. Security Concerns in IoT Wearables

    The numbers of IoT Wearables used around the world are growing exponentially. By 2020, an expected 600 million wearable devices will be online globally, a steep climb from last year’s numbers recorded at 87 million. These devices, a subset within a greater collection of gadgets that make up the Internet of Things, include wearables such…


  5. Combating Fraud and Cyberscams this Tax Season

    It’s tax season for everyone, which means it’s also fraud season. And with the deadline coming up and people rushing to get their taxes submitted on time, it is still critical to remain vigilant, especially if you are planning to file your taxes online. According to Threatpost, “A 400 percent surge in tax-related phishing and…