Networks

How to access 70% of Wi-Fi networks in a residential neighborhood

Israeli cybersecurity researcher and analyst Ido Hoorvitch has published the results of an experiment he conducted on residential Wi-Fi networks and the findings were surprising: he was able to crack about 70% of the hashes from residential Wi-Fi networks in one Tel Aviv neighborhood.

Proxy Servers vs. VPNs: What's the Difference?

Both proxy servers and VPNs hide your IP address, allowing you to access websites anonymously, but only VPNs direct all network traffic through an encrypted tunnel. Another key difference is that VPNs address all network data while proxy servers only operate on an application level. The differences between the two solutions can be summarized as follows: Before diving into their technical differences, its important to first solidify your understanding of proxy servers and VPNs.

Confidence In Action: Investment Bank Uses Forward Networks To Verify Automation Software

Several years ago, a global investment bank embarked on an ambitious plan to automate its network configuration deployment process and use internal teams to run all aspects of network operations. The move was made, in part, because of the fluidity of the bank's network, which is constantly undergoing configuration changes.

Introducing next-generation firewall from Palo Alto Networks to support 5G-enabled IoT, OT and IT use cases

Enterprises know they need defenses integrated into each aspect of their network while not being an inhibitor to innovation. Digital transformation realized through new 5G-enabled IoT, Operational Technologies (OT) and IT use cases are no exception. Therefore, security teams need to take a closer look at the best technology to support this innovation.

Nuvias UC Fuels Its Growth In Europe Through Alliance Technologies GmbH Acquisition

As part of its exciting and fast-paced growth, driven by increased demand from its customer base to provide best of breed solutions across Europe, Nuvias UC announces the acquisition of Alliance Technologies GmbH, a UC specialised, value added distributor founded in 2001.

Six-Figure Savings: How A Financial Institution Banked On Forward Enterprise For Massive Returns

As one large, global financial institution prepared for employees to return to the office, its IT team identified a significant issue with the company's more than 8,000 access switches. The switches in question were used to provide connectivity to IP Phones – a crucial part of people's work across virtually all areas of the company.

SMB Ports Explained: 445 and 139 - Learn the difference

In this video I go over the difference between SMB ports 445 and 139. It's important to know how these two ports can help you keep your network safe from attack, so watch this video if you want to learn more about them! Cyphere is a UK-based cyber security services provider helping organisations to secure their most prized assets. We provide technical risk assessment (pen testing/ethical hacking) and managed security services. This advice is a true third party opinion, free from any vendor inclinations or reselling objectives.

What are Open Ports - Learn what open ports are and why they're essential

Open Ports are essential for you to have a safe internet experience. Learn what open ports are and why they're important for you to have a secure connection! Cyphere is a UK-based cyber security services provider helping organisations to secure their most prized assets. We provide technical risk assessment (pen testing/ethical hacking) and managed security services. This advice is a true third party opinion, free from any vendor inclinations or reselling objectives.