Digital Thug Life

Submitted by James Azar on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 16:00
Digital Thug Life
Digital Thug Life

Street gangs are keeping it real and going virtual. 

Two known street gangs had a collective 32 members indicted on 240 counts, including charges of conspiracy to commit grand theft, hacking, computer access, fraud, grand theft, burglary and identity theft. 

Twenty-five are currently in custody, seven are fugitives and the arraignments commenced in the Sacramento Superior Court last week.

That's right, street gangs.


Smart Cities and Safety

Submitted by James Azar on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 15:48
Smart Cities and Safety
Smart Cities and Safety

With New York and San Francisco ranking as Forbes top two smart cities globally for 2017, ensuring that smart cities are cyber secure is as crucial for national security as preventing malware. 

Smart cities are in a race to increase their efficiency and tech capabilities and keep their top spot on the cyber world stage, nonetheless, they should equally be looking at ensuring their cities are as digitally safe as possible. 

New York:


Is your smart home safe?

Submitted by James Azar on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 15:39
Is your smart home safe?
Is your smart home safe?

The university of Michigan recently found that multiple smart apps and devices have far more access than they really need, to perform necessary functions. This is being termed 'overprivileged' and has caught the fervent eyes of the cyber security community. This is largely because of the gaping hole growing in IOT cyber security.

As the world of IoT expands at an exponential rate, cyber security professionals are concerned that safety is playing second fiddle to consumer desires to stockpile smart goodies.  


The Cybersecurity Scene.

Submitted by James Azar on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:01
The Cybersecurity Scene.
The Cybersecurity Scene.

With the growing sophistication of our virtual assets and increasing dependence on IoT products and cloud computing, comes real developments in the Cyber-security landscape.

This has pushed cyber-security issues and hackers into everyday life for almost every type of individual and business.

The level of sophistication of cyber-crime is reminiscent of the shift from street to organized crime. 


What Our Customers Have to Say About Us: Part 1

Submitted by James Azar on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:26
What Our Customers Have to Say About Us: Part 1
What Our Customers Have to Say About Us: Part 1

From a VP of IS Operations in the Manufacturing Industry

Brittany Iwata | June 22, 2018

At ExtraHop, we believe in the power of our platform to help enterprise companies solve security and performance challenges with the unprecedented visibility, definitive insight, and immediate answers that come from our unique combination of rich data, powerful analytics, and ML.


Customer Spotlight: La Trobe University Improves Application Performance and Security Across Campus

Submitted by James Azar on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:14
Customer Spotlight: La Trobe University Improves Application Performance and Security Across Campus
Customer Spotlight: La Trobe University Improves Application Performance and Security Across Campus

Leading Australian University Leverages ExtraHop for Visibility at Scale

Brittany Iwata | August 2, 2018

Higher education institutions are becoming more and more dependent on their networks and infrastructures to be able to deliver the best educational experiences possible. But supporting modern campuses is becoming more complex each day and schools are increasingly reliant on their IT teams to meet ever-evolving needs.


What's Under The Hood of Reveal(x) Summer 2018

Submitted by James Azar on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:37
What's Under The Hood of Reveal(x) Summer 2018
What's Under The Hood of Reveal(x) Summer 2018

Chase Snyder | June 19, 2018

Today we announced the Summer 2018 release of ExtraHop Reveal(x), our Network Traffic Analytics solution for enterprise security. Our focus with this release has been to provide SecOps teams with three things: unprecedented visibility, definitive insights, and immediate answers.


Jorge Fernandez - Atlanta's growing international footprint

Submitted by James Azar on Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:16
Jorge Fernandez - Atlanta's growing international footprint
Jorge Fernandez - Atlanta's growing international footprint

In this podcast James Azar interviews Jorge Fernandez whom is the VP of Global Commerce for the Metro Atlanta Chamber. 

One of the biggest takeaways discussed in this podcast is what attracts company to Atlanta. Mr. Fernandez talks about: Atlanta’s accessibility through its airport, railroads and ports. Also discussed was how Atlanta has a very low cost of business as well as the sports passion and the economic engine that helps solidify Atlanta as the hub for business in the United States.  


Five Staggering Stats for Cyber Security in 2018

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Wed, 09/05/2018 - 10:48
Five Staggering Stats for Cyber Security in 2018
Five Staggering Stats for Cyber Security in 2018

There is nothing more impressive (and of course slightly obnoxious) than the guy at the party who knows everything. Well, you don't have to know everything, but keeping a few recent cyber trivia facts at your fingertips is always a conversation starter and evidence that you have your eye on the ball.   Amaze your friends and spout off Cyber Security facts from 2018.