How to Improve Multifactor Authentication with Reverse IP Address Lookup

How to Improve Multifactor Authentication with Reverse IP Address Lookup

Nowadays, cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important for both online users and website owners. Cybercrime has extended an arm that reaches almost everyone who accesses the Internet, and people need to adopt full security measures in place to mitigate threats.

While threat identification is essential, prevention has its own perks, and one effective way to prevent threats from entering a network and keeping users safe is by improving multifactor authentication (MFA), notably with Reverse IP API.

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How Conducting a Domain Reputation Check Can Improve Incident Response

How Conducting a Domain Reputation Check Can Improve Incident Response

Indicators of compromise (IoCs) are crucial elements of the incident response process. From identification and containment up to eradication and recovery, security teams need to be on the lookout for IoCs to detect the presence of a threat in real time. When so, responses to cybersecurity incidents are quicker, more effective, and less costly.

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Enhancing Digital Rights Management By Using IP Geolocation Database and Feeds

As online streaming service providers strive to meet the demand for more digital content in the form of movies, music, books, and software, they also face a significant challenge to remain profitable — copyright protection.

In 2017, Statista found a total of 300 billion visits to media piracy sites, approximately 36% of which was for TV series and the rest for film and music. Pirates duplicate copyrighted content and distribute it at lower prices or even for free. In most cases, the pirates earn from pay-per-view streaming and pay-per-click (PPC) advertising.

5 Benefits of Web Filtering for Businesses

5 Benefits of Web Filtering for Businesses

Web filtering is the practice of limiting access to certain websites based on their content. Businesses use web filtering to increase workplace productivity and protect their network security.

Larger companies are more likely to monitor their employees’ internet activity. Around 96% of large businesses block access to at least one website. Yet the practice of web filtering has become popular among smaller companies too. Up to 92% of mid-size and small businesses supervise their employees’ web access.

Still wondering whether you should start filtering web content? The benefits of web filtering for businesses are plenty. However, using unsophisticated filtering services can diminish these positive effects.

Domain Data: A Common Denominator in Threat Detection Techniques

Domain Data: A Common Denominator in Threat Detection Techniques

Today’s cyber warfare is much like an arms race. Cybercriminals continuously improve their strategies trying to keep their schemes uncovered. In parallel, it’s only natural that companies make their security protocols better to respond to or anticipate new and more sophisticated attack patterns.

Doing so, however, is not within the reach of every organization. CISOs who lack the resources to implement initiatives in-house find it more practical and cost-effective to outsource their security requirements.

The concept of outsourcing presents several options as external providers assemble their respective stacks of technological solutions to match various companies’ needs. This post discusses what those options are and how domain data serves as a vital threat intelligence source regardless of the system or provider adopted.

10 Fool-Proof Ways to Verify Website Authenticity

How to verify website authenticity?

The Internet is an ever-growing ocean of knowledge, opportunities, and conveniences. At the same time, immense swaths of that ocean are filled with fake websites, scams, and increasingly efficient and sophisticated ways to steal the 21st century’s greatest treasure – personal information.

In this guide, we will show you 10 tricks that can help you verify website authenticity. Admittedly, the simple tricks cannot ensure 100% safe browsing experience. This is why this article also included sophisticated verification measures used by the most reputable cybersecurity tools designed for in-depth, sophisticated analysis of fraudulent websites.

A Website Classification Database: An Ideal Source of Threat Data

A Website Classification Database: An Ideal Source of Threat Data

A simple rule applies in today’s infosec environment: organizations must consider the effectiveness of their threat data sources. In fact, this should be a primary concern, especially if they wish to get the most out of their threat intelligence platform. But not all companies know which sources of threat intelligence can benefit them.

TIPs are critical for many enterprises. A TIP is capable of collecting and managing threat data coming from multiple external sources. It lets companies correlate the information with one another to come up with insightful findings. This process allows them to identify which threats they need to prioritize. A TIP can also reduce risks by answering who is responsible for and what comprises an attack.

Using Website Contacts and Categorization Tools for More Effective Digital Rights Management

Using Website Contacts and Categorization Tools for More Effective Digital Rights Management

Digital rights management (DRM) is a systematic approach to copyright protection for all kinds of digital media. It prevents unauthorized redistribution of digital media and stops consumers from copying the content they purchase.

DRM products were developed in response to a rapid rise in online piracy of commercially marketed materials aided by the widespread use of peer-to-peer (P2P) file exchange applications, more widely known as torrent clients.

DRM is typically implemented by embedding code in materials to prevent users from copying them. At times, it limits the amount of time when content can be accessed or the number of devices the media can be consumed on. Despite its widespread use, however, online piracy still runs rampant.