Alec Rooney

VPN: from protector to attack conduit in the new remote work era

According to NPR, about a third of Americans are now working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This unique challenge presents new problems for corporate IT and Information Security departments who provide the support their employees need while working from home. Arguably, the biggest challenge they face is providing support for their employees’ home networks.

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Aaron Forbes

The COVID-19 malware strain that wipes data from computers

Just like the pandemic that’s been sweeping the globe, a Coronavirus-inspired malware program dubbed “COVID-19.exe” has been infecting computers running Windows with the sole purpose of destroying user data.

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Nicole Zheng

Work From Home Cybersecurity Risk podcast by Daily Journal [recap]

After months of widespread distributed work due to COVID-19, businesses must face that corporate data protection is only as good as the home network's cybersecurity efficacy. Plus, this is a new normal. According to Global Workplace Analytics, "Our best estimate is that 25-30% of the workforce will be working-from-home multiple days a week by 2021." As the majority of homes do not have adequate ...

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Nicole Zheng

Enable 2 Factor Authentication

Here's the download on 2 factor authentication, why you should use it, and where you can find it in Minim.

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Samantha Albano

Security Threat Landscape virtual event by TPx [recap]

A major area of concern amidst the Coronavirus pandemic that's top of mind for Minim is remote working cybersecurity and the impact of these risks on business IT personnel. That's why I was excited to attend the virtual Security Threat Landscape event hosted by TPx yesterday. Here's a brief recap and my thoughts. 

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Nicole Zheng

Emotet malware protection for remote workers

Emotet malware attacks have been around since early 2013 and have recently spiked— so much so that the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity division released this alert about this sophisticated Trojan. Emotet can result in extensive business disruption and financial loss. Just this week, Microsoft published a case report that an Emotet attack shut down an entire business network, and ...

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Nicole Zheng

Cable Haunt Virtual Patch just released

First came Cable Haunt exploit detection, and now prevention. Minim has just released Cable Haunt Virtual Patch, a feature that safeguards a vulnerably that now affects hundreds of millions of Broadcom based cable modems around the world. 

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Nicole Zheng

Cable Haunt detection by Minim

What is Cable Haunt? Last week, news broke out of a critical vulnerability in hundreds of millions of Broadcom cable modems around the world.

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Nicole Zheng

Minim to co-host webinar: Managed WiFi and Security for the Smart Home 2020-2025

Internet Service Providers are increasingly taking responsibility for the quality of experience and security in the connected home. Join us in a live webinar, Managed WiFi and Security for the Smart Home 2020-2025, to explore this trend and key findings from the latest report by leading wireless infrastructure analyst Maravedis LLC.

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Sam Stelfox

IoT vulnerabilities in the wild: the good, the bad, and the ugly

It shouldn't be news to anyone now that there are a lot of poorly secured IoT devices out there. Every week, there is a new article about devices being hacked, a new malware strain, and an endless stream of security updates for devices where end users are never notified.

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