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Ransomware Mitigation: Where Do We Go From Here?

October 19th, 2021

Following recent headlines surrounding cyber security, it’s reasonable to conclude that ransomware has rapidly become one of the biggest global threats our businesses and institutions face today. These attacks—which infiltrate our networks, lock up critical data, and demand a substantial ransom in cryptocurrency to restore vital information—have reached crisis proportions, especially in areas like healthcare and…


Zero Trust for ICS/SCADA Systems

September 14th, 2021

Society today is heavily dependent on critical infrastructure that mostly works behind the scenes such as power stations, oil refineries, agriculture operations, mining, water treatment, green energy, transportation, and manufacturing operations. These systems help deliver electricity to power our homes, recharge our phones and vehicles, deliver goods using just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing processes or simply provide…


Give Your Cyber Security Career a Boost

August 3rd, 2021

While the shortage of qualified cyber security professionals continues to grow exponentially and ransomware attacks grab international headlines, many mid-career IT professionals with cyber security job experience are evaluating their options. Maybe a year of working remotely has given you pause to think about your career goals and take some time to learn new skills.…


Black Hat USA 2021 – Top 5 Sessions to Attend & Tips to Survive Now that Conferences are Back In-Person

July 29th, 2021

It is that time of the year again—hacker summer camp is back! In 2020, the global pandemic dramatically changed our social environment, and both Black Hat and Defcon went virtual with in-person networking and parties placed on hold. This year, both events are back with a hybrid flavor to them. Black Hat USA, Saturday, July…


Cyber Security Wakeup Call: New Global Research Shows Remote Workers Face Tough Choices Between Productivity and Security

July 27th, 2021

ThycoticCentrify just completed a global cyber security survey among 8,000+ knowledge workers in 15 countries in partnership with Sapio Research. Survey results reveal a disturbing (if not surprising) disconnect between an understanding of cyber security risks in 2021 and the risky activities employees engage in every day to get their jobs done. This new survey…


Day 90 Merger Update: Momentum During Integration Delivers a Great Q2 for ThycoticCentrify

July 22nd, 2021

Last week we passed the 90-day mark as we continue our integration journey as ThycoticCentrify. We also got a detailed look at our company performance during Q2. Across the board, it was clearly a hugely successful quarter for ThycoticCentrify. When you put the Thycotic and Centrify numbers together, it’s even more impressive and a powerful…


How to Vacation Safely, Without Increasing Your Cyber Security Risk

July 6th, 2021

The combination of pandemic lockdowns and remote work has led to a stockpile of unspent PTO. With vaccination rates increasing and travel restrictions lifting, people are starting to use their vacation days in droves. But that doesn’t mean hackers -- or their bots -- are taking time off.  (Side note: Criminal hackers really should take time off. They’ve been working…


3 Top Takeaways from the 2021 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

June 29th, 2021

The 2021 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is here with the latest news and trends on the past year’s data breaches and security incidents. The Verizon DBIR is one of the industry’s top reports providing us with an indication of how well, or how poorly, our security efforts are performing, as well as giving…


ThycoticCentrify Day 60 Update: Customer Excitement, Innovation During Integration

June 17th, 2021

We’ve just completed Day 60 of our integration as ThycoticCentrify. I’m very excited about everything that our team has accomplished, how these two PAM industry leaders are coming together, and the positive feedback we’re hearing from customers. CUSTOMER EXCITEMENT Over the past 4+ months I’ve been able to engage with many Centrify and Thycotic customers,…


Cyber Incident Response Checklist and Plan: Are You Breach-Ready?

May 27th, 2021

It’s not rare to see cyber-attacks in the daily news. From ransomware to data breaches to DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks, the incident is usually attributed to either cybercriminals or nation-states, and almost always comes from beyond our own country’s borders and laws. Because of this, we worry about clicking on a web page…