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Month: November 2019

Source: Microsoft Microsoft has long bundled its Windows Defender AV (recently renamed to Microsoft Defender AV) software for free with machines running the Windows OS. However, its ineffectiveness drove organizations to spend a significant portion of their security budget on alternatives.  While these software suites provide better protection than Windows Defender, they still were, and […]

Courtesy: Getty Images by Robert Zamani, Nyotron Exaggeration is a way of over-emphasizing something, either making it better or worse than it really is. Exaggeration can be used to communicate the importance of something, to create a lasting impression, or to evoke stronger feelings than otherwise. Marketing professionals love referring to the latest versions of their […]

It seems like all news reports on successful ransomware attacks quote security experts who provide the same two pieces of advice: stay up-to-date on all software patches, and implement modern endpoint protection tools (e.g., antivirus) to prevent malware-laden emails from getting through to users. This combination has provided organizations with somewhat adequate defense – until […]