'ASTORS' Award Winning Attivo Networks provides Comprehensive Detection for empowering cyber security defenders and eliminates an attacker’s advantage.

Attivo Networks Returns as ‘ASTORS’ Premier Sponsor for Third Year

American Security Today (AST) is pleased to announce it's Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program has had 100% Returning Premier Sponsors, including Attivo Networks, a world leader in deception for cybersecurity...

AlertMedia Secures Multi-Award Finalist Spot in 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

AlertMedia, a Triple Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company has secured Four Finalist Spots in the 2020 'ASTORS' Awards Program. AlertMedia helps...
iboss, a New Competitor in the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards, is the best choice for government entities for fast and secure connections for users from anywhere with a SASE platform that completely isolates network data traffic.

Fast and Secure Connectivity from Anywhere, Designed for Government

Guest OpEd by Paul Martini, iboss CEO, CTO, Co-Founder With increasing bandwidth, encrypted traffic, shifts to cloud applications like Office 365 and users that are no longer constrained to the government network,...
The significance of the Apricorn Aegis Secure Key 3NXC software-free, encrypted device that works across a diverse computing landscape (MacBook, iPad, Android) is particularly important now as organizations around the globe have transitioned to a work-from-home or hybrid working models due to COVID-19.

Aegis Secure Key 3NXC a Finalist in 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, remote and mobile working was on the rise. As the global workforce shifted from office to home practically overnight, it became abundantly clear that workers would...

How Federal Agencies Can Reduce Cyber Risk Posed by Contractors

By Brandon Shopp, VP of Product Strategy, SolarWinds Federal IT professionals are making strides to address cybersecurity challenges within their agencies. However, there’s still a lot to do to solve the security...
Availability bias is the human tendency to think that examples of things that come readily to mind are more representative than is actually the case, which can hamper critical thinking and, as a result, the validity of our decisions.

Minimizing Cognitive Bias in Cybersecurity

Guest OpEd by Margaret Cunningham, Principal Research Scientist, Forcepoint It is 7am, and ten minutes into the morning you have already dismissed the first round of notifications littering your screen. Respond, dismiss, delete,...
Digital assistants, fitness trackers, home security devices, thermostats, remote-controlled robots, gaming systems, and talking stuffed animals … What these things all have in common is that they send and receive data. But do you know where it is going?

FBI ‘Drive-By’ Hacking Threat Just Got Real: Why You Should Be Concerned

October 7, 2020 – In Breaking News – Forbes Warnings that our IoT devices might be spying on us are nothing new—remember the smart speaker fiasco last year? But at least we expect those devices...
Security begins at the input device – stay protected from keyloggers and BadUSB attacks with the SECURE BOARD 1.0 from CHERRY. With the new CHERRY SECURE BOARD 1.0, accessing sensitive credentials and passwords will be impossible for hardware keyloggers, as keys are entered in encrypted form.

CHERRY Grows it’s US Base with Executive Promotions & Input Devices

Developments such as digitization and Big Data and the exponentially growing mountains of data that go hand in hand with them are stirring a desire for more. Not only for cybercriminals who...

Rave Panic Button Adopted by NM to Improve School Safety Statewide

Rave Mobile Safety, a Multiple Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, nominated in three categories in the 2020 'ASTORS' Awards, has been selected by the state of New...
Bad actors are targeting governments, schools, and other public institutions with extra venom. Ransomware is proving to be such a problem for the public sector primarily because of the rise of third-party cloud channels: social media tools, messaging apps, and collaboration platforms.

To Defeat Ransomware Threats, Public Sector Must Secure Cloud Channels

Guest Editorial by Otavio Freire, President, CTO and Co-Founder, SafeGuard Cyber Most organizations will suffer at least one ransomware attack in any given year. The average attack creates costs of over $730,000....