This Week in Technology

This Week in Technology

By Eric Corcoran
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On January 20, 2023

Monday 1/16

2023 Trends: Disparities emerge in cybersecurity capabilities between private and public organizations (Cybersixgill)

Come 2023, in the United States – there will be different experiences for the government versus companies, with the private sector on its own regarding the increasing number and ferocity of attacks – as they currently are.

SRE Brings Modern Enterprise Architectures into Focus (F5)

There’s more to assessing the performance and reliability of systems and applications beyond the traditional measure of uptime. Reliability is also dependent upon the level of service.

Tuesday 1/17

Simplified Email Authentication through Hosted SPF and DKIM Services (Proofpoint)

The whole goal of domain spoofing is to convince an unsuspecting target that they’re dealing with a legitimate and often trusted sender. Without additional security measures, bad actors could exploit the SMTP relay weakness described above to initiate malicious attacks—putting a company’s brand reputation at risk.

Introducing Least Privilege Automation for Microsoft 365, Google Drive, and Box (Varonis)

Varonis is thrilled to announce least privilege automation for Microsoft 365, Google Drive, and Box. This enhancement represents yet another way Varonis is delivering effortless data security outcomes to our customers.

Wednesday 1/18

Potential employees looking for remote work say they've been targeted by scammers offering them fake jobs

Job search platform Indeed advises users to be cautious when pursuing positions that seem too good to be true and to always insist on an in-person or video interview.

API Security in a Cloud-Native World (Palo Alto Networks)

As developers build, manage, publish and leverage APIs for applications, security teams are often ten steps behind in terms of understanding how to secure the APIs from risks inherent to their unique configurations and use.

December 2022’s Most Wanted Malware: Glupteba Entering Top Ten and Qbot in First Place (Check Point)

Check Point Research reports that Glupteba has returned to the top ten list for the first time since July 2022. Qbot overtook Emotet as the most prevalent malware in December, while android malware Hiddad made a comeback.

Thursday 1/19

Why the Human Experience Will Make or Break Your Digital Transformation (Pure Storage)

Digital transformation is a top priority for organizations. In this next wave of transformation, addressing the human aspect of transformation will be critical to success.

Why Ransomware Remains a Major Threat for 2023 (Arctic Wolf)

Though business email compromise and cloud security find themselves growing as concerns, ransomware is still the king of cybercrime.

Friday 1/20

The right start to architecting an efficient DaaS environment (Citrix)

How can we make our businesses as productive and efficient as possible? A purpose-built, DaaS architecture that fits the needs of business and technology could be the answer.

Types of Ransomware Attacks and Cyber-Hygiene Best Practices (Fortinet)

For most businesses, data is their most valuable asset, and without protections against ransomware in place, employees can put themselves and their organization at risk of losing critical information.