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Introducing ObserveIT 7.4

At ObserveIT we’re passionate about continuous improvement, and we spend quite a bit of time thinking about product enhancements. We’re excited to share some major updates to the platform that will help you, our customers, better protect your organizations against insider threats. Upgrade Now Not an ObserveIT customer yet? Test drive ObserveIT now.   Key […]

Observing ObserveIT

Guest Blogger: Colum McGaley, NationalCPTC  colum.mcgaley@fastmail.com I was asked to complete a seemingly simple task; monitor a couple of endpoints during the NationalCPTC. For those not in the know, the NationalCPTC is a capture the flag style event, where the goal is not only to go as far as you can in our environment but to document any […]

Chip Vulnerability Opens Companies to Security Risks

Yesterday we learned about two hardware bugs dubbed Meltdown and Spectre that allow normal, low privileged user programs such as database applications or JavaScript in web browsers to access what the kernel memory has been designed to hide. As patches are becoming available, organizations will experience up to a 30% hit to their CPU where Intel chips […]

2018 Cybersecurity Predictions

It’s the first week of 2018, and we can’t help but reflect on all the security news that has unfolded over the last year.  As we noted in our post last week, The 5 Biggest Data Breaches of 2017, it seems like countless top-name organizations fell victim to massive data breaches – whether due to malicious […]

The 5 Biggest Data Breaches of 2017

From Vault 7 to WannaCry to Equifax, we’ve seen seemingly countless security incidents in the last year that have left sensitive data exposed. Malicious hackers have found new ways to compromise classified systems and information, and naïve users continue to put organizations at risk. As we wrap up 2017, it’s important for companies reflect on […]

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