The Centripetal Blog

Centripetal CleanINTERNET x Mid-Atlantic Cyber - ‘We’re getting ahead of the curve on the cyber threat landscape.’

January 21, 2021 | Byron Rashed
Maintaining the upper hand against cyber threats to guard against network intrusion means employing the right tools to keep you informed of potential and real threats. Mid-Atlantic Cyber, an organization offering physical security and infrastructure solutions, has been utilizing our cyber ...
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What Does Next-Generation Cyber Threat Intelligence Mean For Your Business?

December 17, 2020 | Byron Rashed
The cyber threat landscape is constantly expanding, with security breaches increasing by 67% since 2014 and the cost of cyber crime expected to be $6 trillion annually by 2021. As threats are evolving and advancing at an alarming rate, threat actors utilize automation to overwhelm security...
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Securing the Remote Workforce

December 8, 2020 | Byron Rashed
88% of organizations worldwide mandated their employees to work from home in 2020 to slow the spread of COVID-19. And with the pandemic looking to leave office buildings empty for the foreseeable future, organizations are having to embrace new ways of working. Even pre-pandemic, remote wor...
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Retail’s Cyber Security Challenges During the Holiday Season

November 25, 2020 | Byron Rashed
Retail is one of the most vulnerable and targeted industries when it comes to cyber attacks, with half of U.S. retailers experiencing a data breach in 2019, up 19% from the year before. Marking the start of the busy holiday shopping period, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the most import...
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Centripetal Proactively Blocks Potential Exploit Attempts

November 24, 2020 | Byron Rashed
Centripetal Networks observed 472,584 potential exploitation attempts from Iraq targeting a SonicWall VPN host only hours after SonicWall published advisory SNWLID-2020-0010[1]. Centripetal’s CleanINTERNET service was able to block all of these inbound attempts targeting the vulnerable inf...
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Mitigating Healthcare Data Breaches with CleanINTERNET

November 3, 2020 | Byron Rashed
Last week, the US government warned hospitals and healthcare providers of an increased and imminent ransomware threat, linked directly to Eastern European hackers. The FBI, the DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of Health and Human Services (H...
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Bridging the Security Skills Gap with Cyber Threat Intelligence

October 22, 2020 | Byron Rashed
Security breaches have increased by 67% since 2014, and (ISC)2 have reported that the global security workforce has to increase by 145% to cope with a surge in demand for cyber security professionals.  This rise in demand has resulted in a cyber security skills gap that is consistently gro...
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Maintaining Compliance In a Complex Regulatory Environment

October 8, 2020 | Byron Rashed
Businesses have to maintain compliance with multiple different regulations and keep data classification and governance up to par; something which is difficult given the sheer amount of data organizations hold. 53% of companies keep over 1,000 sensitive files accessible to every employee an...
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Improving Cyber Resilience Without Disrupting Business Operations

September 23, 2020 | Byron Rashed
Within an organization, cyber security activities and business operations have traditionally been in a seesaw balance of increasing security measures to mitigate against ever-increasing and complex threats, without the disruption of business operations. Organizations that implement a cyber...
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Implementing and Maintaining Cyber Threat Intelligence in a Changing Landscape

September 8, 2020 | Byron Rashed
With annual cyber security spending projected to eclipse $43 billion by the end of 2020, organizations are increasingly willing to invest far more into cyber threat intelligence capabilities. However, with vendors charging up to $100,000 for their security tools and support, and the growin...
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