When it comes to security risks for networks, hardly anyone will think of a printer as an existential threat to an organization. However, multiple cases proving that printers, and other IOT devices can act as Trojan horses have surfaced over the last couple of years. There are probably multiple reasons why this is happening, and … Continue reading Printers should be segregated from the rest of the network
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Police Proof local storage/raid proof
If you years ago I was contacted by an internationally operating law firm. They had very special requirements as to their data protection. I never did ask about the emphasis they had towards their clients security. We did get to work though, and created a solution that was highly individualized, and fulfilled pretty much all … Continue reading Police Proof local storage/raid proof
You seriously have to regularly upgrade your printer firmware!
When I heard this argument for the first time over a decade ago I thought it would never be a thing. I was to be proved wrong! A few years ago, I was hired to figure out how a perpetrator got into a corporate network. Like so often, my blue-chip/fortune 500 colleagues had failed to … Continue reading You seriously have to regularly upgrade your printer firmware!
What is the best password strategy to pursue?
When it comes to passwords, there are many opinions. However, a save passwords strategy doesn’t have to be so complex that you cannot remember the password you entered. Instead it is about choosing passphrases which are easy to remember for the human mind.
Cyber Insurance: What is a DDoS attack and how to mitigate it?
DDoS attacks are still a thing. But they are also easy to mitigate. Here is how, and an interesting discussion about the topic.