Lee Sustar, Author at SC Media

Lee Sustar

Most recent articles by Lee Sustar

Is blockchain-based security finally here?

Infosec pros impatiently waiting for viable blockchain solutions want to know: Are we there yet? If CISOs and security engineers sound like impatient kids in the back seat of the car on long road trip, it’s not surprising. The decade-long boom in bitcoin and its rival cryptocurrencies have made the underlying technology–blockchain – increasingly attractive…

An AI solution to the cyber labor squeeze?

Can hype-scarred cybersecurity pros dare to be hopeful about artificial intelligence as a means to ease the acute information security labor shortage? The answer is a highly qualified “yes,” say several industry players usually skeptical of trendy cyber solutions but who are on the lookout for any tech that promises greater efficiency for labor-intensive grunt…

Forging an email security plan – The dark side of The Octopus’ garden

Before the phish gets its way, it is essential to have email security down pat. Lee Sustar looks at how tech and face-to-face education improve your defenses. Users in large organizations are firewalled, proxied, scanned, logged and analyzed, around the clock and worldwide. Companies find all kinds of ways to protect their email, but still,…

Ransomware trap: Escaping

Before you shell out some virtual currency to unencrypt your data, consider the fact that there’s no guarantee that ransomware attackers will proceed to unlock it.

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