That Time Of Year Again: Cisco Systems Releases Its Annual Cybersecurity Report

Last week, Cisco Systems released the 2018 edition of its Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR) you can find here. The report, compiled from a survey of 3,600 chief security officers (CSOs) and security operations leaders from across the globe, seeks to highlight emerging threats in the rapidly evolving landscape of cybersecurity. With 53% of all attacks […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 7 March 2018 Edition

Threats Listed below is information regarding three of this week’s most critical threats and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Remote Code Execution Misconfigured Memcached Servers WordPress ionCube Malware 1. Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Remote Code Execution Overview A remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in Adobe […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 28 February 2018 Edition

Threats Listed below is information regarding two of this week’s most critical threats, and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach. Also contained in this brief, is an update to a previous vulnerability: Spike in W-2 Phishing Campaigns Single Sign-On Vulnerability Intel Spectre Firmware Fixes 1. Spike in W-2 Phishing Campaigns Overview The […]
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NETIZEN PROMOTES GREGORY ALLEN TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Allentown, PA: Netizen Corporation, an award-winning provider of cyber security and related solutions for government and commercial markets, has formally promoted Gregory R. “Greg” Allen to Senior Vice President (SVP) of Strategic Accounts. Greg joined Netizen a year ago and has a career as a successful sales and operations executive with government contractors spanning the […]
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Netizen Case Study: 2018 Allentown City Government Breach

Overview: Allentown’s city government has been breached and invaded by a serious computer virus known as Emotet, or possibly a new variant of the Emotet malware that adds functionality to make it more dangerous and less easy to detect and remove. Variants of this malware have been a known threat globally since at least 2014, […]
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Netizen Threat Brief: 21 February 2018 Edition

Threats Listed below is information regarding three of this week’s most critical threats, and preventative measures to lessen the chances of a breach: Severe Skype Vulnerability Domain Hijacking Windows 10 Null Character Flaw 1. Severe Skype Vulnerability Overview A serious vulnerability has been discovered in one of the most popular free web messaging and voice […]
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AI a threat to cyber security, warns report

Artificial intelligence is being incorporated into a range of cyber security products, but the technology may also introduce new threats, a report warns Artificial intelligence (AI) poses a range of threats to cyber, physical and political security, according to a report by 26 UK and US experts and researchers. The Malicious use of artificial intelligence report examines the […]
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NETIZEN HOSTING PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE AT NEW ALLENTOWN LOCATION

Allentown, PA: Netizen Corporation, an award-winning provider of cyber security solutions for government, defense and commercial markets, recently moved into new offices at 4905 Tilghman Street, Suite 210, Allentown, PA and will be hosting a public Open House on Thursday, February 15th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. All are welcome and invited to visit for a […]
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Who should be responsible for cybersecurity?

Clearly, cybersecurity is everybody’s problem. It’s high time this truth was recognized, starting with the executive suite on down.   The news today is flush with salacious stories of cyber-security breaches, data held hostage in brazen ransomware attacks, and compromised records and consumer information. So too has the fallout become increasingly familiar: broken trust, ruined […]
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Conferences, Certifications or College: Which Is the Best Path toward a Cybersecurity Career?

Cybersecurity and cyber defense experience are buzzwords that enhance a resume. They are also jobs that are needed now and far into the future. In January 2017, cybersecurity expert and CSO Steve Morgan wrote about the need for more cybersecurity talent. On the the CSO website, which serves enterprise security decision-makers, Morgan stated that “there […]
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