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Rodney Joffe stories

Rodney Joffe is a distinguished author deeply embedded in the world of cyber security. His work encompasses a vast array of topics which are central to understanding the ever-evolving digital threats facing organisations and individuals alike. Joffe's expertise shines through in his exploration of the weaponisation of artificial intelligence, a pressing issue that poses a significant threat to cyber security. He provides keen insights into how organisations can gear up against AI-generated cyber attacks, marking him as a forward-thinking voice in the cyber security community.

Moreover, Joffe highlights the critical importance of protecting Domain Name Systems (DNS), citing their integral role in internet infrastructure and their vulnerability to cybercriminal attacks. Through his writings on web application firewalls and the risks associated with DNS threats during peak holiday periods, Joffe offers valuable advice to organisations on bolstering their cyber defences. His research into the challenges businesses face, such as decision-making based on outdated data and the alarming rise in misinformation, underscores the complex landscape of cyber security challenges. Joffe's contemplation on the controversial willingness of organisations to pay ransoms during cyberattacks further demonstrates his deep engagement with the ethical and practical dilemmas facing today's cyber world. Rodney Joffe emerges not only as an authority on cyber security but also as a critical thinker invested in the broader implications of digital safety and integrity.

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Most organisations would consider paying in ransomware attack - study
Mon, 21st Jun 2021
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Research reveals that 60% of organizations are willing to pay ransoms in the event of a cyberattack, despite warnings against doing so.
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Organisations investing significant time modifying web application firewalls
Mon, 15th Feb 2021
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neustar
85% of organisations spend significant time modifying web application firewalls to combat cybersecurity threats, says Neustar.
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DNS threats expected to explode over the holiday period, report finds
Wed, 16th Dec 2020
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Experts warn of heightened DNS attack risks during holiday shopping peak, urge firms to bolster cyber defences.
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Businesses left to make decisions based on old, inaccurate data, study finds
Wed, 28th Oct 2020
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cios
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neustar
Only 60% of cybersecurity professionals receive timely and accurate threat data, according to a new report from Neustar.
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Misinformation on the rise, organisations consider how best to respond
Mon, 31st Aug 2020
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cios
Increase in misinformation and fake domains leads organisations to perceive the threat level as 'very significant', says new report.
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Why protecting your DNS should never be an afterthought
Thu, 11th Oct 2018
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ddos
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web development
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neustar
Being such an integral part of the internet infrastructure makes DNS a popular target for cyber criminals looking to attack organisational networks and data.
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The weaponisation of AI: how to defend against machine generated cyber attacks
Tue, 26th Jun 2018
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The ‘weaponisation’ of AI was predicted to be one of the biggest cybersecurity threats of 2018. Here's how to prepare.