Throwback Thursday: Timing is everything

Credit to Author: Sharky| Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 03:00:00 -0700

It’s many years ago, and this pilot fish regularly travels to company offices around the country, dealing with IT-related problems and running user training sessions.

The big current project is implementing internet filtering after complaints that some workers are viewing inappropriate websites. So fish has to head to a meeting with many directors and managers to demonstrate.

Upon arriving at the meeting site, fish sets up a laptop and projector and connects it to the internal network. Then he tests to make sure the filtering is working, calling up a blocked site that, if it does display, only shows a silhouette of a bunny with a bow tie.

But not to worry: The site is blocked, so everything is ready.

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Throwback Thursday: Eyes only

Credit to Author: Sharky| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 03:00:00 -0700

Programmer pilot fish goes online to a message board for a development system that’s used for one of his company’s applications.

But he gets a message that the site is blocked. He can either forget about it, click a link to continue, or click a link to see the company’s access policy.

He clicks to continue, gets what he needs, and then, just out of curiosity, he clicks to see the access policy to get an idea of why this site is being blocked.

But instead of seeing the access policy, fish sees this message: Content blocked. Click here to access our internet resource policy.

Sputters baffled fish, “It actually blocked the policy!”

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How 5G could impact cybersecurity strategy

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 16:00:00 +0000

With 5G wireless on the horizon, what will businesses need to do to secure their devices and networks?

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A taste of the onslaught at the network’s edge

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:01:11 +0000

Edge devices take a licking so the rest of the network can keep on ticking, but they do need a little extra TLC<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/yLDeI_Y5qG8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (February 4 – 8)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:05:33 +0000

A roundup of security news from February 4 – 8, including Facebook’s secure messaging integration, Google’s changes to URLs, a scam involving the Kindle store and John Wick, and more.

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