Posts of category: Data Security

Cybercrime·Data Security

IT Security – Let’s not forget the basics

It can become tedious writing about the same thing over and over again. But reading about the same thing happening time and time again is really bad for our blood pressure. A good example of this is…

Data Security

Privacy shield is riddled with holes

It’s official: The Privacy Shield is a mess of gaping holes and was officially declared invalid in mid-July. Although the report itself has already been buried in the media, companies and…

Cybercrime·Cybersecurity Strategy·Data Security

Full points for DNS vulnerability SIGRed on the CVSS scale

Sometimes finishing with 10 out of 10 points is a reason for celebration. Unfortunately, in this case, things are different. A newly discovered vulnerability in Windows DNS servers, SIGRed has…

Cybersecurity Strategy·Data Security·VPN

Segmenting networks for Industrial Control Systems

IT security is increasingly being recognized by most companies as an important aspect of IT security strategy in Industrial Control Systems (ICS). Some measures differ fundamentally from IT security…

Data Security·Endpoint Management

Time for stable and secure VPN

Market researchers are reporting divided opinion on the pros and cons of remote working. While some research reports an overwhelming majority of employees as die-hard remote working fans who never…

Cloud·Cybersecurity Strategy·Data Security

The right way to join the Microsoft cloud

The public cloud is trending and that is a good thing. For many companies, leveraging cloud resources brings benefits – both in terms of IT flexibility and security. For example, Microsoft spends more…

Cybercrime·Cybersecurity Strategy·Data Security

Coronavirus might be here or there but the money comes from ransomware

Although the title of this post is probably not the world’s greatest contribution to rhyming poetry, it remains true. Even though the world is busy dealing with the impact of the coronavirus,…

2 Factor Authentication·Data Security·Endpoint Management

Remote access with privileges: Not all VPN accounts are equal

With surprising efficiency, large parts of the economy in Germany and other countries have switched employees from working in offices to working at home. Teams, Zoom, Jitsi and other tools have taken…

Cloud·Data Security

Azure security – For beginners and advanced users

When people talk about the public cloud, it doesn't take them long to namedrop the major hyperscalers like Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure. Azure in particular is catching up with Amazon in Germany and…

Cybercrime·Cybersecurity Strategy·Data Security

Phishing on behalf of the coronavirus

That's all we needed: As if the effects of coronavirus on everyday life are not bad enough, cybercriminals are now using the virus as bait in various phishing campaigns. Numerous security companies…