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Business Email Compromise: A Case Study

Update: The screen capture below was taken from the Parents Nest page on Facebook. The only parent to get through to anyone at Charter School Associates that can provide information didn’t receive any of the phishing emails and was given a head in the sand denial about the email compromise. Pinellas Academy of Math and […]

An Underestimated Use Case

When WEBGAP Go was launched in March, we anticipated that privacy would be a peripheral use, but what we did not realize is that customers saw the benefit of WEBGAP as a privacy solution more than an anti-malware solution. The companies that have an interest in our WEBGAP Pro product have been an even mix […]

A story about “free” antivirus

A colleague of mine was working on a coworkers personal computer. The job was a fresh Windows 10 installation, and my colleague decided to install Avast Antivirus Free. Shortly after installing Avast Security Onion lit up like a Christmas tree. I didn’t recognize the IP address that the alerts were originating from, so I went […]

Security Onion Set Up Part 1: Planning for Version 16.04

The guidance in the article “Security Onion Set Up Part 1: Planning” no longer applies if you’re using the new Security Onion image because it uses Elastic Stack instead of ELSA. Elastic Stack might be a resource hog, but the workflow is superior compared to ELSA in the way you can visualize data in the […]

What’s New With TLS 1.3

TLS 1.3 is the newest version of Transport Layer Security which is a cryptic protocol that allows for your web page traffic to be secured. It works to secure the communications between client and server to include passwords, and other crucial information sent from client to the server, and server to the client. As a […]