Data Privacy Day: Cybersecurity experts share advice on protecting data

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

SC Magazine For the tenth annual Data Privacy Day, cybersecurity experts from across the industry offered their advice on how both individuals and organizations can protect their data. Dave Martin, our security expert and director told that consumers should establish a separate or out-of-band communications path with anyone who has contacted them online asking […]

Would you like fraud with that? Burger chain giant Wendy’s ‘hacked’

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

The Register Wendy’s – the third largest fast-food chain in the wood – has become the latest retail giant to lose customers’ credit card numbers to crooks, it appears. The fraudulent activity on people’s payment cards led bank staff to believe Wendy’s systems have been hacked. The company has 6,500 restaurants across 28 countries. Our […]

7 Steps Toward Better Small Business Security

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

The Business News Daily Small businesses are the new big target for cyberattacks. As the growing use of automation by cybercriminals allows them to attack thousands of smaller organizations per day. The article listed top threats for small businesses in 2016. Our field CTO Van Abernethy suggested to report issues as soon as possible, it […]

DHCP servers must be patched against denial-of-service attacks

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

TechTarget Search Security The internet systems consortium released a critical patch for DHCP servers that fixed a flaw that could lead to DDoS attacks. However, the experts were split on whether this issue should lead organizations to switch to IPv6. Stephen Gates, principal sales engineer and technical expert from network security firm NSFOCUS IB said […]

Faulty database makes information public for 191 million American voters

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

Fox News Dave Martin, Director & Security Expert at NSFOCUS had an interview with FOX in regards to 191 million American voters’ personal information wen publicity by faulty database. Even though it has been claimed that the voters’ information included is already publicly available from each government stage. There is no new or private information […]

Anti-terror hackers tested their capabilities on the BBC with a DDoS attack

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

The Inquirer The BBC has been victim of a testy hacker group that used the media outfit’s systems to test their own capabilities. They said “The reason we really targeted [the] BBC is because we wanted to see our actual server power.” Our security expert and director Dave Martin pointed out that a worrisome trend […]

Anti-ISIL Hackers Claim Responsibility for Massive Cyber Attack on BBC

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

eSecurity Planet: All of the BBC’s websites were taken offline for several hours on the morning of December 31, 2015 as result of a massive 660 Gbps DDoS attack. The hacking group, named New World Hacking claimed the responsibility and addressed that to use the attack as a test of its capabilities for planed attacks […]

BBC Services Suffer DDoS Attack on New Year’s Eve

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

Softpedia According to the incident of BBC services suffer the massive DDoS attack on New Year’s Eve, our security expert and director Dave Martin responded to that after a DDoS attack, it is very important to perform a comprehensive forensic analysis of the incident. The analysis should cover not only the targets of the […]

Security a top concern for holiday shoppers, retailers

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

The Green Sheet The National Retail Federation and security analysts are urging merchants and consumers to remain vigilant during the high-peak shopping season, noting that high-volume sales may provide additional opportunities for cybercriminals to attack vulnerable POS infrastructures. The articles also listed the security best practices for merchant and consumer. Our security specialist Vann Abernethy […]

The Heart of NSFOCUS

January 28, 2016 | Devika Jain

Track:  Technical Author: Stephen Gates, Chief Research Intelligence Analyst, NSFOCUS In my last blog, I wrote about traveling to Las Vegas to attend the NSFOCUS International Business Division (IBD), 2016 Sales Kickoff.  The event was a complete success and I had an opportunity to spend four days with some of the smartest and most successful individuals […]