IDG Contributor Network: Multi-cloud security the next billion-dollar frontier

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One thing is certain. Capitalism ensures that change is the new constant.  

In the early 1990s, internet pioneers Prodigy Communications and America Online connected users and changed how we communicate with each other. In 1995, Windows 95 was launched by Microsoft which helped personal computing go mainstream. An activity that previously took days could now be done in seconds.

Since then, the Internet accelerated the rate of change to usher in what is commonly known as the Secondary Information Age which we live in today. According to global internet usage statistics, more than half of the world’s population have Internet access as of June 2018. The disruptive impact of the Internet rippled across every aspect of society from entertainment, retail, travel and hospitality to healthcare, education and politics.

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What is Mimikatz? And how to defend against this password stealing tool

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Mimikatz definition

Mimikatz is a leading post-exploitation tool that dumps passwords from memory, as well as hashes, PINs and Kerberos tickets. Other useful attacks it enables are pass-the-hash, pass-the-ticket or building Golden Kerberos tickets. This makes post-exploitation lateral movement within a network easy for attackers.

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What is a botnet? And why they aren’t going away anytime soon

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Botnet definition

A botnet is a collection of any type of internet-connected device that an attacker has compromised. Botnets act as a force multiplier for individual attackers, cyber-criminal groups and nation-states looking to disrupt or break into their targets’ systems. Commonly used in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, botnets can also take advantage of their collective computing power to send large volumes of spam, steal credentials at scale, or spy on people and organizations.

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4 simple ways small businesses can use data to build better customer relationships

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An effective CRM strategy needs to include a way to collect, organize and take action with your data.

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Hottest new cybersecurity products at RSA 2019

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RSA 2019

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The RSA Conference, held in San Francisco in March, is home to perhaps the largest exhibition of cybersecurity software, hardware and service providers. Many of them use the event to announce or showcase new offerings. The following products are among the more interesting, based on information available prior to the conference. The products are ordered alphabetically by vendor.

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Google’s Black Box Bidding Solution: A look under the hood

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In today’s world, Google, Facebook and Amazon are the gatekeepers to digital shoppers. But activities that once differentiated savvy marketers from their peers – keyword research, ad copy and target URL creation – have fallen victim to these giants’ automated solutions, including Smart Bidding,…

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