Hank Schless, Senior Manager, Security Solutions at Lookout recently had the pleasure of having Kiersten Todt, Managing Director of the Cybersecurity Readiness Institute, on the Endpoint Enigma podcast. After Lookout released its U.S. Government Threat Report, Hank wanted to dive into some of the key findings, such as outdated operating systems. Kiersten, who also served as the executive director of the President's Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, was the perfect guest to have on...
Lookout awards ISEC7 Group as Elite Partner 2021. San Francisco, California – April 8, 2021 – Lookout, Inc., a leading cybersecurity company, today announced the launch of its new global channel partner program. Developed based on partner feedback, the new program will accelerate and grow the success of its global channel community through exclusive benefits, comprehensive education, sales support and marketing resources.
We’re all familiar with what happened in 2020. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, organizations worldwide were forced to send their workforces home. Along with the private sector, federal, state and local government agencies and departments across the United States implemented telework programs.
Mobile phishing attacks are getting so sophisticated that they can fool even the smartest of us. Cybercriminals can now intercept your call with a bank without you even noticing. But it’s not always greater sophistication that enables successful attacks.
Due to smaller screens and simplified user interface, mobile devices have become the new battleground for phishing and malware threats. Start 2021 on the right track by installing antivirus software on your smartphones, tablets, and Chromebooks.
Over the past decade, we’ve seen a massive shift towards relying on cloud technologies for everything we do, from watching TV shows and movies to sharing photos. Organizations have done the same. To increase efficiency and availability, they have moved their data and workloads to the cloud. But in a world of expanding threats, it has become necessary to implement additional layers of security for cloud data, applications and services to ensure privacy remains a top priority.
As businesses try to create a contactless experience amid the coronavirus pandemic, many have turned to QR codes. We’re seeing a lot of restaurants using them to display their menus on smartphones and on receipts for a contactless pay option.
Facebook has fixed a critical flaw in the Facebook Messenger for Android messaging app. Natalie Silvanovich of Google’s Project Zero reported the bug to the Facebook bug bounty program. The bug could have allowed a sophisticated attacker logged in on Messenger for Android to simultaneously initiate a call and send an unintended message type to someone logged in on Messenger for Android and another Messenger client (i.e. web browser).