Category Archives: Security Breach

February 23, 2017, Google announced they had successfully exploited a known vulnerability in the widely-used SHA-1 hash algorithm. This is important because hash algorithms are used to create digital signatures.

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Before you can advise management how much time and money you should spend on securing information assets, you should know what information assets you need to protect and how much they are worth to your company. If your organization doesn’t … Continue reading

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We will soon officially announce a new set of services called TeamSecurity. What are these services, you may ask? They are a collection of three service levels whereby the Botz team partners with your IT team to varying degrees to … Continue reading

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Or… Why Your Mid-Sized Business is Suddenly Facing BIG Security Risks An interesting thing is happening in IT security.

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OR… How to Recognize the Threat in the Seedling You regularly read news of security breaches, right? So why are all these businesses – large and small – getting hacked, cracked, and/or extorted by ransomware?

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Lately I’ve found myself wondering…. does the FBI really need Apple’s help to decrypt a bad guy’s iPhone? Something seems fishy about the dust up between the FBI and Apple over the encrypted iPhone previously used by one of the … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again. Budgeting for next year means that you need to figure out how much you’re going to spend on security projects and products.  Of course, in order to determine how much money you need to … Continue reading

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It may surprise a few people, but I’m just not worried about my credit card being stolen. In fact, I refuse to worry about it. That may sound like heresy for someone who is supposed to know a little bit … Continue reading

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