Unidentified devices

4 Issues With Unidentified Devices on the Network

Homes are full of connected devices, from laptops and cameras to tablets and cell phones. There is no easy, intelligent way for a home user to know what devices are connected to their LAN gateway. Home users are getting only complicated, hard to process information if they connect to a home router. Unidentified devices bring numerous problems. Network Operators can solve all …

General Data Protection Regulation

What Will General Data Protection Regulation Mean for Network Operators?

On 25th of May, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become a key document protecting the privacy of European Union (EU) citizens. It will change the way companies handle private data of their customers. Today, lots of companies don’t meet the data protection requirements that this new legislation is requiring. The companies all around the world are struggling with a …

HTTPS everywhere and encrypted DNS will quickly introduce more privacy

Why DNS Blacklisting is not the Best Security Control

DNS blacklisting is still considered one of the main security controls within service catalogs of many security vendors. This approach is inherently reactive, relying on human analysts to respond & validate millions of security events weekly. It is easily circumvented and is becoming ineffective because of increasing encryption of DNS on endpoint devices. Continued privacy concerns and regulations, such as …

Smart homes are left exposed to increasing threats. Who will protect them?

Who should protect smart homes from hacking?

Home users are more connected but less protected than ever before. Growing amount of smart home devices is mostly insecure by design. Criminal hackers already abuse this explosion in connectivity. Who can secure the home networks? Smart homes are more connected Every household today contains multiple connected devices, and the number will increase over the next five years. Gartner predicts …

Time to prepare for Reaper botnet is now

Reaper botnet: how ISPs and Telcos can protect home users?

75.4 billion connected devices will be online by 2025. The critical problem with smart devices is that they are not secure by design. Most Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets in the automated homes are unprotected against hacking, phishing, unauthorized access, and malware. One of the threats that recently made the headlines is the Reaper botnet. 28 000 to 1 million …

Data protection is a team effort

How Internet Service Providers Should Handle Cybersecurity?

In June, we asked our readers what, in their opinion, should protect them from hackers. The internet service providers (ISP) were on the top of most people’s minds. It’s clear that people expect to feel safe at their smart homes. But are Internet service providers ready to provide excellent levels of security? Equifax, Yahoo, and CCleaner didn’t plan for a massive loss …

Who should protect consumers from cyberthreats?

Who should be protecting consumers from cybersecurity threats?

It is clear that we need new solutions in cybersecurity. In this post, we will discuss the different ways that ISPs currently can protect a customer’s home network environment, touching on an industry standard solution: OpenDNS and its implementation. We will also discuss its shortcomings, using Mirai as an example to show how DNS solutions left the world completely unprotected …

Our very own Leon Kuperman and Nathan Taylor with the Vodafone jury, and their prize check.

CUJO Won the #vodafoneIoTchallenge in London

Live From the Vodafone Competition in London: This week, we traveled to London to take part in the Vodafone IoT challenge competition. CUJO won first place in the competition, competing against three other cybersecurity companies. CUJO was the only technology that was able to identify and defend the device against all three exploits tested in the competition. The goal of …

Privacy online guide: keep your data safe

You may have heard on the news that Congress is working to repeal legislation about privacy rules for Internet Service Providers. President Trump is expected to sign the repeal. The law being repealed was passed and signed into law during President Obama’s tenure. It’s known as FCC 16–148. Many newscasts and articles are saying if it is repealed it will …