The Centripetal Blog

What Is Zero Trust and How Does CleanINTERNET Apply It?

October 14, 2021 | Byron Rashed
In May 2021, following an influx of high-profile data breaches and nation-state cyber threats, including the SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline attacks, the US federal government released an executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity. The order urged federal agencies and contrac...
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Cybersecurity for Manufacturers in the Era of Industry 4.0

August 17, 2021 | Byron Rashed
Manufacturing isn’t a new industry, but it’s an ever-evolving one. The transformation of the industry by IoT, IIoT, OT, SCADA devices, and other data-related technologies is so significant that it’s been called the fourth industrial revolution – or Industry 4.0. However, despite 91 percent...
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Beyond Firewall Security: How Centripetal Enhances Network Protection

August 5, 2021 | Centripetal
Many in the cyber security field feel that they are protected since they have firewalls in place. The reality is that firewalls have limitations; it’s not uncommon for them to fail, with mistakes often made in patching or configuration that can allow serious threats through. When Firewalls...
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Cybersecurity in Hospitality – Protecting Hotels, Restaurants, and Resorts from Cyber Threats

July 27, 2021 | Byron Rashed
No industry has undergone such a dramatic evolution in recent years as the hospitality industry. To keep up with customer demand for convenience and accommodate COVID-19 restrictions, many hospitality businesses have digitized dramatically, implementing reservation apps, digital payments, ...
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Detecting and Mitigating Cyber Attacks in Global Governments

May 26, 2021 | Byron Rashed
Cyber attacks from nation-state actors, terrorist groups, criminal organizations, and hacktivists have been a growing concern for years. The increase in attack frequency, threat complexity, and the seriousness of national security and the economic implications have made cyber attacks one o...
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What Does the Shift to E-commerce Mean for Retail Cybersecurity?

May 12, 2021 | Byron Rashed
When the COVID-19 pandemic triggered global lockdowns in 2020, e-commerce growth advanced as retailers relied solely on digital sales to stay afloat. In fact, the shift to e-commerce was accelerated by five years in 2020 alone. This rise of e-commerce has introduced a number of challenges ...
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Cybersecurity Risk in the Utilities Sector

April 26, 2021 | Byron Rashed
The cyber threat landscape for utilities is constantly expanding to include more complex attacks from nation-state actors and other sophisticated players, who have repeatedly demonstrated their willingness to target essential infrastructure providers. In May 2021, after a devastating ranso...
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Don’t Gamble on Your Cybersecurity – CleanINTERNET for the Gaming Sector

April 13, 2021 | Byron Rashed
The gaming industry was valued at $162 billion in 2020 and is expected to be worth $295 billion by 2026. The sheer scale of the industry makes it a very attractive target for criminals, and technological advancements have only increased this threat. Players now have a number of online bett...
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Protecting the Legal Sector with Cyber Threat Intelligence

March 26, 2021 | Byron Rashed
There are very few organizations that hold as much sensitive and highly monetizable data as those in the legal sector. The American Bar Association states that law firms are “custodians of highly sensitive information, therefore inviting targets for hackers… and are facing a major professi...
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CleanINTERNET for the Healthcare Industry

March 15, 2021 | Byron Rashed
The healthcare industry incurs the highest average data breach costs at a huge $7.13 million, 84% more than the global average. In the wake of high-profile breaches like the SolarWinds attack and the rise of ransomware like Ryuk, healthcare organizations are facing complicated and increasi...
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