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2019/05/07Is the Human Resources Department in the Blind Spot of Cybersecurity? (by Jean-Christophe Le Toquin, Secretary to the FIC Advisory Board)

From FIC 2019[i] to PWC[ii] and Kaspersky[iii] —to mention only the most recent sources— it is now widely acknowledged that the techno-centric approach to cybersecurity has had its day. According to Deloitte[iv], 63% of security incidents within a company are linked to a malicious action or to an error made by an employee. It is therefore…

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2019/04/08Attack on the domain name system: the priority is to protect your access

Last weekend, the media has widely communicated on the consequences of an unprecedented attack that targeted the domain names. Indeed, during the night of 22-23 February ICANN reported the large-scale attacks on the domain names: it is DNS hijacking. These attacks consist in “replacing the authorized servers addresses with addresses of machines controlled by the…

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2019/02/18Benefits of DNS Service Locality, by Paul Vixie

Operating one’s own local DNS resolution servers is one of the simplest and lowest-cost things an IT administrator can do to monitor and protect applications, services, and users from potential risks. A non-networked computer is very rare now because most useful work involves data and services that are distributed across some kind of “internet” — that…

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