Released Cisco 2015 Midyear Security Report

Each year Cisco releases a Security Report, and it is that time again. The opening statement in the report states:

The tactics developed by malware authors and online criminals have shown increasing sophistication over the past several years. Recent Cisco security reports have chronicled such innovation in the shadow economy, along with security professionals’ fight to stay ahead of adversaries“.

As you can imagine the report goes into detail and elaborates on this statement covering such items as:

  1. Specific Vulnerabilities being used heavily
  2. Exploit Kits being used
  3. Anonymous Services
  4. Ransomware
  5. Malware
  6. Spam
  7. Overall industry approach to security

If things like this are of interest then head over to the site and register for the PDF download.

http://www.cisco.com/web/offers/lp/2015-midyear-security-report/index.html?keycode=000854783

 

Liam Cleary

Liam began his career as a Trainer of all things computer related. He quickly realized that programming, breaking, and hacking was a lot more fun. He spent the next few years working within core infrastructure and security services until he found SharePoint. He is the founder and owner of SharePlicity, a consulting company that focuses on all areas of Technology. His role within SharePlicity is to help organizations implement technology that will enhance internal and external collaboration, document and records management, automate business processes and of course security controls and protection. Liam also serves as the Product Owner for Security at Rencore, where he is helping to develop offerings that help organizations further understand and mitigate security and compliance risks, within SharePoint and Office 365 customizations. His core focus will is to identify, control and protect whether they are full-fledged customizations or out-of-the-box Office 365 functionality. He is also a twelve-time Microsoft MVP focusing on Architecture but also crosses the boundary into Development. His specialty over the past few years has been security in SharePoint and its surrounding platforms. He can often be found at user groups or conferences speaking, offering advice, spending time in the community, teaching his kids how to code, raspberry PI programming, hacking the planet or building Lego robots.

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