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Cyber Insight

A platform for a comprehensive insight in the world of CyberSecurity.

Navigating the Cybersecurity Threat Landscape and Advancing Visibility Through XDR, EDR, VDR, MDR, and Generative AI: Insights of Ali Haider, Sr. Cyber Security Consultant at Secureworks

Navigating the Cybersecurity Threat Landscape and Advancing Visibility Through XDR, EDR, VDR, MDR, and Generative AI: Insights of Ali Haider, Sr. Cyber Security Consultant at Secureworks

Articles, Cyber Insight
Ali Haider is a distinguished cybersecurity professional currently serving as a Senior Cyber Security Consultant in Global Professional Services at Secureworks. With over 12 years of experience in networking, Ali brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from project conception to completion. Ali Haider is a trusted expert in the cybersecurity landscape, consistently driving excellence in every aspect of his work. In this interview, he shares his profound insights and extensive expertise, shedding light on the critical importance of visibility in cybersecurity, unraveling the distinctions between XDR, EDR, VDR, and MDR, providing valuable clarity in understanding their roles. Also, he demystifies the pivotal role played by generative AI in threat detection and response, offering a compre...
Navigating the Dynamics of Cybersecurity: A conversation with Gopan Sivasankaran, An Experienced Tech-Savvy and a Cybersecurity Leader

Navigating the Dynamics of Cybersecurity: A conversation with Gopan Sivasankaran, An Experienced Tech-Savvy and a Cybersecurity Leader

Articles, Cyber Insight, Interviews
Gopan Sivasankaran is a distinguished figure in the technology and cybersecurity arena, boasting a remarkable career spanning numerous achievements in the field. With a wealth of experience and expertise, Gopan is renowned for his pivotal role in steering organizations towards digital excellence while championing effective cybersecurity strategies. As the General Manager-META at Secureworks, his leadership has been instrumental in shaping the company's trajectory towards success. Over the years, Gopan has harnessed his profound insights to guide organizations through the intricacies of the cybersecurity landscape, ensuring they remain resilient against evolving threats. His dedication and innovative thinking have not only garnered respect but have also earned him recognition and accola...
Cyber Security Risks of .zip and .mov Domains – Insight by Umair Aziz

Cyber Security Risks of .zip and .mov Domains – Insight by Umair Aziz

Articles, Cyber Insight
In a significant development, Google has recently made .mov and .zip domains available for public purchase. While this move brings exciting possibilities for website owners and businesses, it also introduces potential cybersecurity concerns. In this article, we will explore the implications of these new domain extensions and discuss the controls that companies should consider implementing to detect and prevent malicious attempts. Umair Aziz, Head of Information Security and IT Governance - SadaPay Cyber Security Implications Increased Phishing and Malware Attacks: The introduction of .mov and .zip domains provides attackers with new avenues to distribute phishing emails and deliver malware. Cybercriminals can now craft convincing emails that appear to contain multimedia files...
Elements of an Effective Cyber Security Awareness Program

Elements of an Effective Cyber Security Awareness Program

Cyber Insight
Recurring attacks and the weakest link  Cyber security practitioners consider social engineering and phishing attack the most significant threat to their organization. In the CS Hub Mid-Year Market Report 2022, 75 percent of respondents cited social engineering/phishing attacks as the top threat to cyber security at their organization, followed by supply chain/third-party risks (36 percent) and lack of cyber security expertise (30 percent). Phishing and social engineering attacks depend on human error instead of software defenselessness; employees are responsible for safeguarding against these attacks.  In Cyber Security, end users are the weakest link. Social engineers seek to exploit them to gain access to confidential information. An effective security awareness ...
Top 5 Phishing Threats for End-Users

Top 5 Phishing Threats for End-Users

Cyber Insight
Do you think end users are not a significant target for Cyber Criminals? Well, you're mistaken. Unfortunately, despite all protective measures, you're probably this close to being a cybercrime victim. Hackers have figured that end users are the most accessible gateway to obtaining a company’s valuable information. Over time, they have gotten smarter and found ways to bypass technology. As a result, there is a constant tug of war between hackers and cyber security technology vendors, each trying to conquer the rival.  While you're mitigating precarious cyberattacks, there might be an email or message in the end user’s inbox which seems innocuous; one wrong click and you are handing over all the crucial data to the dark web.  Phishing is the most recurring cyber threat th...