Critical Windows bug fixed today is actively being exploited to hack users

“Microsoft on Tuesday patched two Windows vulnerabilities that attackers are actively exploiting in the wild to install malicious apps on the computers of unwitting users.”   — Ars Technica Read the full article here

Facebook Data Scandal: 3 Things You Can Do To Protect Your Privacy

Facebook has been under steady fire after a scandal that was recently reported by the New York Times and UK media. It was discovered that Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics company, accessed, stored and shared 50 million Facebook users’ personal information in 2014, overwhelmingly without consent. There are several investigations into Facebook’s privacy practices, and […]

CrossRealms Security Roadmap 2018

 It’s been impossible to miss the widespread news of cyberattacks targeting companies across the world – including high profile cases that have been plastered across our news feeds over the last few years. The reality is that cyberattacks have become an epidemic and show no signs of slowing down. In fact, 2017 was particularly bad! […]

Security Alert CCleaner- CCleaner hack affects 2.27 million computers.

If you currently have CCleaner installed on your Windows machine, please remove the software and install a fresh copy directly from the website. British software firm Piriform confirmed that the latest versions of their free junk removal software CCleaner was compromised and has already affected over 2 million Windows computers. The breach could allow hackers […]

Join CrossRealms for a Security Breakfast Roundtable

Ask the Experts: 5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Emerging Security Threats Recently, it’s been hard to miss the troubling headlines on security breaches affecting millions and causing havoc for businesses throughout the world. If you want to learn more about emerging trends and challenges in IT security, and what you can do to […]

On the Path to Certification

ISO 27001 Certification As a project manager, I enjoy being a fly on the wall, and sometimes an active participant, in discussions between our technical teams and clients around implementation of information security solutions in various domains – whether it’s communications security, information security policies, asset management, or others – we approach all types of […]

CrossRealms’ Partnership with Varonis

Leading Data Governance Software We hear from our customers about their need for more analysis, security, management and ownership insight around their data. For example, what’s the best way to detect insider and security threats? How can they shed light on their dark data as well as email and document management systems? Or how do […]

Passwords – 3 Things You’re Probably Doing Wrong

3 Things You’re Probably Doing Wrong With Your Passwords   Passwords are the gatekeepers that allow you to access your most sensitive information. All it takes to withdraw all your money from your bank account is a password. Yet many people do not have secure passwords, making it much easier for the password to fall […]

How We Secured a Healthcare Client’s Network Mid-Acquisition and Divestiture

A Glimpse Into Our process A large healthcare client, created through a partial divestiture of a much larger organization, contracted CrossRealms to design a solution for securing traffic to and from the larger organization in addition to securing the new entity with its varied Acute Care Hospitals and administrative offices. These types of projects present […]

The New Gmail Scam

5 Ways to Defend Against Phishing Attacks by: Adrian Turika There’s a reason almost 1 in 3 scam emails were opened in 2016, a number that’s consistently increased since 2011 (Verizon 2016 Report). Phishing is becoming the hackers’ most utilized attack vector. It’s always been the most effective and requires the least amount of heavy […]