Posts Tagged ‘Network security’

5 Critical Security Concerns That Every Sys Admin Should Check

IT departments may have a dedicated information security team or engineer whose primary responsibility is security, but each and every sys admin of any system on the network shares the responsibility for properly configuring and securing the systems in their charge. Network security software is a great tool to assist sys admins with locking down [...]

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Internet Monitoring Software – 3 Reasons Why It’s More Brotherly Love, Than Big Brother

Are corporations snooping on their employees? Are privacy issues being breached when companies use Internet monitoring software? We take a look at this issue and its security implications to see if corporations are turning into Big Brother, or if this software is actually helping employees keep their jobs. The Internet is not a safe place. [...]

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7 Reasons Why You Need Internet Monitoring Software

Internet monitoring software should be part of any organization’s defense-in-depth strategy, and can provide your business with several web security benefits. This solution protects your users, your systems, your data, and by extension, your customers, by countering the web threats that come along when permitting your users Internet access. Here are the seven major reasons [...]

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The Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) Monthly Report

The Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) released their monthly monitor report in collaboration with US-CERT, the report focus to assist the community with ways to secure and protect their environment. If we look at the report it is stated the increase of highly sophisticated malwares that are targeting different operating and industrial [...]

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CloseTheDoor- Detect Network Security Holes

Remote backdoors is ways that are used by hackers to maintain access on the compromised systems.  Types of remote backdoors generally fall into three categories: Network Socket Listener, Trojan, or covert channels. Here there is an opensource tool that is called CloseTheDoor that can help you to discover and prevent these three categories of backdoor. [...]

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GFI Languard Complete LAN Security Scanner and Patch Management

Depending on organizations structure and IT Infrastructure, the process for deploying new patches on operating systems can be complex and take considerable time. GFI Languard automates and simplifies this process, to make the transition quickly, almost without interruption to the company. Full installing or reinstalling any new update to software packages is like to repair [...]

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NSA Presents “Best Practices for Keeping Your Home Network Secure”

‘Best Practices for Keeping Your Home Network Secure’ is a new document published by the National Security Agency, this document comes to help and provide simple users a path for keeping their system secure and protected. Home users are faced by many security troubles, applying all required security measures are complicated due to the fast [...]

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