Patience and persistence trump technology in SolarWinds attack

As soon as the SolarWinds breach hit the news, press releases started pouring out of the cyber security industry with claims that their products or services would have prevented the breach, but talking to people in the trenches, that is a dangerous claim to believe. The truth it, human error and intention can defeat any security protocol or technology. We talked to Matthew Rosenquist and Steve Hanna about the only way to deal with security: vigilance.

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Double Feature: Social Engineering – a Rising Threat

The motto for this year’s cybersecurity awareness Month was “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” A good advice, since social engineering is still the No.1 attack vector in cybersecurity. We asked two experts to explain how much of a problem social engineering really is, how criminals exploit this and how to prevent against social engineering attacks.

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