Steven Bowcut


Yesterday, DivvyCloud, a leading provider of security and compliance automation for cloud and container environments, released its 2020 Cloud Misconfigurations Report. Today, the most circulated security news story is about the personal data of more than 10 million people exposed in a breach of MGM’s cloud servers. The MGM hack […]

Breaches Caused by Cloud Misconfigurations on the Rise


According to a recent study entitled, “State Of Enterprise IoT Security In North America: Unmanaged And Unsecured” commissioned by Armis: 69% of enterprises have more IoT devices on their networks than computers 84% of security professionals believe IoT devices are more vulnerable than computers 67% of enterprises have experienced an […]

Physical Security System Cyber Protection: An Interview with Johnson Controls





Wiesbaden, Germany, Feb. 6, 2020– Vanderbilt, a global provider of state-of-the-art security systems, has released the latest version of SPC Connect, the remotely managed, cloud-based, intrusion detection solution. This latest version, 3.0, includes an entirely reworked user interface and focuses on more intuitive user operations. “With this release, we believe that the […]

Vanderbilt’s SPC Connect 3.0 Focuses on Greater Visibility for Installers




New account fraud has more than doubled since 2014, despite a seasonal decrease during 2019 Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend This week Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, unveiled their third edition of the Holiday New Account Fraud Report. The foremost takeaway of the report is that account […]

Happy Holidays 2019 Brings a 28% Increase in New Account ...


Let’s face it, it is rare to find exciting innovation from the security industry’s big-dog conglomerates.  We usually expect change to be incremental and without surprise from these industry behemoths while the startups more commonly provide noteworthy new ideas, technologies, and solutions.  This is why we walked away from a […]

Innovative Ways of Harnessing Data to Manage Security Threats






On September 18, 2019, Trend Micro reported that they discovered a series of incidents where the credit card skimming attack Magecart was used to hit the booking websites of chain-brand hotels.  In their renowned Security Intelligence Blog they stated, “In early September, we found two hotel websites (from different hotel […]

Magecart Skimming Attack Targets Hotel Booking Websites