GATEKEEPER BLOG

Proximity token for password managers.

Proximity Key for Passwords

May 23, 2019

When it comes to security vs convenience, it is hard to find a good balance. However, the GateKeeper proximity key solution provides both. It is a proximity key-based password manager for computers, websites, and software. This greatly reduces password mistypes, forgotten passwords, sharing passwords, and unlocked workstations. There are two groups of people that benefit…

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Auto-launch RDP session at startup.

How to Launch RDP Session Automatically at Login

April 18, 2019

Launch your RDP session automatically at login. Launch RDP automatically. 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. First, click the Windows Key. Then search for Task Scheduler.   2.…

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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 APT attacks usually come from very…

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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. All it takes is one person. It could…

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Satori Malware Aims at D-Link Routers

December 17, 2018

Satori isn’t new malware, but it’s the most infamous of its kind in the IoT world. Satori is a malicious application that scans the Internet for vulnerable devices and adds this vulnerable device to its botnet. It’s terribly effective for botnet creators – good for malware attackers but bad for innocent bystander users. The result:…

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Prevent currency miners.

The Rise of Currency Miner Malware

December 10, 2018

Crypto currency is in high demand. Not just for everyday people, but for cyber criminals. Insider threats are considered the most malicious of cyber threats. Insiders already have access to everything. This makes the risk level extremely high. Most companies think of a cyber threat as someone who maliciously attacks the network, steals data, or…

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Defense against cyber vulnerabilities.

The 5 Vulnerabilities You’re Missing on Your Corporate Network

December 3, 2018

When an organization thinks of insider threats, it’s often thought that it means malicious employees stealing data or destroying resources. Insider threats aren’t just employees with malicious intent. It’s also employee negligence either by allowing malware to be installed on the local network or just accidentally leaking data. Whatever the reason, it’s the responsibility of…

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Understanding Your Employee Cybersecurity

November 23, 2018

A common error with most employee cybersecurity is that what they do is exempt from all other issues in regard to security. The fact is that cybersecurity has a lot to do with the way the public perceives an organization. How employees use customer records have a huge effect on the way your data is…

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