GATEKEEPER BLOG

Auto-launch RDP session at startup.

How to Launch RDP Session Automatically at Login

April 18, 2019

Launch your RDP session automatically at login. Follow the step-by-step directions for using Windows Task Scheduler (Windows 10) to launch a Remote Desktop Session every time the computer is unlocked. This will save much time and increase speed of login. 1. Click the Windows Key. Search for Task Scheduler.   2. Click the Create Task button. A new…

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Insider threat prevention solution.

Thwarting Insider Threats

March 29, 2019

Insider threats are difficult to see and even harder to acknowledge for most organization. “How could our own people be a threat to us?” Yes, this is exactly the type of attitude that leads to successful insider threat actors. Many insider threats come from trusted employees, which is something most employers don’t consider. It’s hard…

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APT prevention solution.

What is an Advanced Persistent Threat?

February 22, 2019

Advanced Persistent Threats explained. Advanced Persistent Threats (or “APTs”) are a dangerous form of cyber attack where a team of intruders use sophisticated hacking techniques to establish a long-term presence on a network. Their intention is usually to breach highly sensitive data and their methods are always evolving. These attacks usually come from very powerful…

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Human error in cyber security.

How Mistakes, Forgetfulness, and Carelessness can Undo the Best IT Security

January 15, 2019

Some things just can’t be anticipated and protected against. Human foibles are at the top of the list. Human beings aren’t perfect, and their mistakes, carelessness and just plain bad luck can wreak unintentional havoc. Sometimes the simplest error can undo the most intricate IT security plans. Case in point – the Little River Healthcare…

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The Rise of Currency Miner Malware

December 10, 2018

Insider threats are usually considered malicious. Most companies think of a cyber threat as someone who maliciously attacks the network, steals data, or destroys company resources. Employee negligence also falls into the insider threat category. One area of negligence that puts your company network at risk is downloaded software. The user then installs malicious software…

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Phishing and Email Fraud are Top Security Risks for Corporations

October 25, 2018

Email is essential for business, but it’s also a top concern for security administrators that need to protect the internal network from data breaches and loss of digital assets. With a combination of reconnaissance and social media, an attacker can form a list of possible victims and target them in an attempt to get credentials…

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Developers Learn that Downloading Docker Hubs is Not Always Safe

October 18, 2018

Docker is the latest in popular technology where developers can quickly configure and deploy containers in an environment without affecting other components of an application. It’s a way to turn monolithic code bases into compartments that work individually on the network. Docker is one container provider that works in the cloud and makes it easier…

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Corporations Lose Data in Ways They Didn’t Imagine

October 9, 2018

Insider threats make up a large portion of cyber security risk. It’s a third of the risk when you manage sensitive data on your network. Most organizations think of cyber security risk and insider threats as malicious employees, but it’s not always malicious intent that leads to data loss. Negligence, phishing, malware, and other events…

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Attackers Still use Drupalgeddon2 Vulnerabilities for Cryptojacking

June 2, 2018

A vulnerability in Drupal’s content management system was found weeks ago, but as with many patches site owners either don’t know that they need to patch their software or they disregard it as unnecessary.  Unfortunately, this is the crux of a widespread problem in recent days that indicate more attackers are using the Drupalgeddon2 exploit…

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