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We’re hearing a lot these days about the need for strong and consistent enterprise IT hygiene in cybersecurity. Good. What is that, anyway? An IT hygiene definition should start with the meaning of “hygiene,” which comes from the Greek “hygieine techne.” It means “the healthful art,” Enterprise IT Hygiene is crucial if you want to […]
September 24, 2018
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art […]
September 17, 2018
With over 5,000 attendees from all over the world anticipated to come this year, HLS & Cyber Conference 2018 taking place in Tel Aviv, promises to be once again, an important event for the global cybersecurity community. At XM Cyber, we are particularly excited about this year’s event, as we will be officially attending HLS […]
September 7, 2018
I am super passionate about Jiu-Jitsu and InfoSec. I have been involved in InfoSec for 18 years, and Jiu-Jitsu for 10. So how am I drawing the similarities between these two art forms? Both are based on the concept of – offense and defense.  In Jiu-Jitsu, you need to have a good offense along with […]
September 4, 2018
Cybercrime is obstructing business and governments worldwide. No longer just an IT problem, it is the biggest threat to organizations’ reputation and business continuity. Research shows 54% of organizations experienced one or more attacks that compromised data or their infrastructure, and only a third of organizations believe they have adequate resources to manage security effectively. […]
August 16, 2018
Finally,  your much-deserved summer vacation is about to commence. You and your colleagues prepared your office for downtime,  managed last-minute tasks and set up your automatic reply. So, what’s missing? Cyber threats on the way while you’re away Although you may be on vacation, many cybercriminals are unlikely to take summer breaks. Why should they? […]
August 5, 2018
With over 20,000 attendees anticipated to come this year, Black Hat promises to be once again, a Mecca for the global cyber security community. At XM Cyber, we are particularly excited about this year’s event, as we will be officially attending Black Hat as a company for the first time. Our much-anticipated participation comes three […]
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August 2, 2018
Meet us in Black Hat, in the Innovation City, Booth IC 2233. Schedule a meeting.
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August 2, 2018
Cyber security has a major problem: In the current cyber arms race, it takes far more resources to defend against a cyber-attack than it does to create one. The problem with the arms race narrative is the series of dangerous questions that follow suit: Will hackers always have the upper hand? Are they capable of […]
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July 24, 2018
Why forgetting to change a FPT default password cost the US military dearly. A hacker is selling sensitive US military documents online tracked down via Shodan. Sensitive information on military drones, explosive devices and tank details are just some of the data up for sale. The typical shadow IT attack event could have easily been prevented […]
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July 11, 2018