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Fostering a Top-Notch Customer Experience

As VP of Customer Operations, Amy Vogsland is all about customer experience. She leads a global department of 100 people who have exquisite attention to detail on all matters related to accounts, renewals, invoicing, and licensing.
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Low Code vs. No Code Automation

All automation tools are not created equal. Some require great technical skills to build and manage automation, leaving many business users unable to reap the benefits of this advanced technology. However, there are tools and solutions that enable anybody to set up automated workflows that boost productivity and save time. These no-code and low-code tools bring automation to everyone—no matter...
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Untrustworthy Email in Inboxes Reaches All-Time High

In Q1, the volume of emails classified as malicious or do not engage reached nearly a quarter of all reported emails. This is the highest combined volume of these categories since Fortra’s PhishLabs has documented this data point. Of those classified as malicious, threats considered email impersonation or, those lacking known signatures, made up a significant 98.7%. Every quarter, PhishLabs...
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Data Classification and Data Loss Prevention (DLP): A Comprehensive Data Protection Strategy

Data is the world’s currency and has been for some time. Protecting data should be at the top of the list for organizations of any size, and the heart of any security strategy. Think about it: the purpose of any firewall, email solution, compliance regulation, or XDR platform is to keep data safe . Why not cut to the heart of it with a dedicated Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution? And why not...
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Key Insights for Zero Trust in 2023

With the release of the 2023 Zero Trust Security Report, it’s a good time to reflect on the seismic shifts that have happened in the industry regarding network security. Discover key insights and impacts of Zero Trust in 2023.
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The Advantages of Cybersecurity Vendor Consolidation

First there was the boom – now there’s the bust. Organizations that invested in myriad new solutions to handle the complexity of myriad security problems now have a different problem on their hands – how do you handle all of the vendors? Companies are finding there’s a different kind of noise when too many providers are in the mix, and they’re looking to cut back. They still need the effectiveness...
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Security Awareness: The Groundwork of Cybersecurity Culture

It’s a big world out there, and cybercriminals know you don’t have time for everything. A common fallacy is that they’re lurking in dark basements, bending their brands to maximum capacity to create highly sophisticated exploits that blow any current security system out of the water. More often than not, they’re not. Criminal hackers go after the low hanging fruit and try the easy road before...
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What Is a Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)?

The proliferation of cloud computing has heightened the need for organizations to monitor and manage the safe use of cloud services. Cloud access security brokers, or CASBs, provide the necessary security features to protect cloud-based resources as they’re accessed while also detecting threats and controlling data that flows through the cloud. What Are the 4 Pillars of Cloud Access Security...
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How to Automate Login to a Website and Download a File

If you're a developer, scripting automations like webpage logins and file downloads can be fun. But most business users don't have the time or skill for such an undertaking. Learn how robotic process automation (RPA) offers an alternative to scripting and makes it easy to automate login to a website and download a file.
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Exploring the 2023 Penetration Testing Report: 5 Key Findings

Each year the threat landscape continues to evolve, and security measures must evolve with it. Recently released, Fortra’s 2023 Penetration Testing Report offers a view into the usage and perception of pen testing, with the intent to determine how these services must adapt in the future. Explore a few salient points in this edition that betrayed changes in the penetration testing landscape.
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A Day in the Life of a SOC Team

Managed detection and response (MDR) would be nothing without a SOC (security operations center). These are the people who make Alert Logic's MDR services so dependable. It’s time you met them.
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An IBM i Hacking Tale

Discover how penetration testing can be used on IBM i systems to find hidden vulnerabilities in your security. This post breaks down Core Impact's IBM i pen testing process from discovery to privilege escalation.
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Stopping Cybercriminals From Abusing Security Tools

Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) , cybersecurity software company Fortra ™ and Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center ( Health-ISAC ) are taking technical and legal action to disrupt cracked, legacy copies of Cobalt Strike and abused Microsoft software, which have been used by cybercriminals to distribute malware, including ransomware. This is a change in the way DCU has worked in the...