Security Rant: Phishing Prevention and Mitigation

I think there are 3 parts to phishing defense. 1. Investigation You have to gather statistics on the current state of the environment. Should the customer even invest in training or tools to prevent links from being clicked?  They won’t know until they run a campaign to find out how many users fall prey to … Continue Reading

Mail Protocols….and SPAM

Just a quick factoid for everyone today. NextGen firewalls are the coolest things, but only go so far due to protocol dependencies and older technologies.  Take for example mail protocols. A next-gen firewall can block an outgoing SMTP message with a virus attached with a simple 541 message (no answer from host). But when you … Continue Reading