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Interview With Timo Laaksonen – F-Secure
Interview With Timo Laaksonen – F-Secure

Safety Detective has the opportunity to interview F-Secure’s Head of Operator Business, Americas, Timo Laaksonen. We asked him what he thinks is the number one threat to cybersecurity today and where he believes antiviruses are headed.

Interview With Timo Laaksonen – F-Secure

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 25, 2019
Interview With Tim Berghoff – G Data
Interview With Tim Berghoff – G Data

Aviva Zacks of Safety Detective had the privilege of sitting down with Tim Berghoff, G Data’s security evangelist. She found out what he thinks about modern-day smart devices and how much he worries about his mother and other seniors.

Interview With Tim Berghoff – G Data

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 25, 2019
Interview With Carlos Solari – Comodo
Interview With Carlos Solari – Comodo

Carlos Solari is Vice President of Cybersecurity Services at Comodo. A cybersecurity veteran, Solari’s career has included stints as the CIO for the White House as well as IT positions at the US Army and the FBI. He sat down with Safety Detective’s Aviva Zacks to discuss Comodo’s founding and the modern cybersecurity challenges the company is helping face down.

Interview With Carlos Solari – Comodo

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 25, 2019
How to Remove Mobile Malware and Keep Your Device Protected in 2019
How to Remove Mobile Malware and Keep Your Device Protected in 2019

When it comes to malware, a lot of us have this idea that our phones and tablets are somehow less vulnerable to viruses than our laptops, PCs, and servers. Unfortunately, that’s far from the truth.

Our phones are just as vulnerable to malware and ransomware by malicious programs similar to those that infect computers; mobile phones may even present a larger attack surface due to their abundance.

Andrew Sanders by Andrew Sanders March 24, 2019
What is a Computer Exploit? Tips to Keep You Safe in 2019
What is a Computer Exploit? Tips to Keep You Safe in 2019

While most popular operating systems are designed to keep the data on your computer secure, the people who design these systems sometimes make tiny errors that may go completely unnoticed by most users, and may leave you and your PC open to a cyber attacks.

Evan Porter by Evan Porter March 24, 2019
What Is Identity Theft? How to Protect Yourself in 2019
What Is Identity Theft? How to Protect Yourself in 2019

With each of us having so many online accounts, so many pieces of personal data drifting through cyberspace, and so much personal info freely available on social media, it’s never been easier for hackers to impersonate another person.

Identity theft is any instance where a criminal steals and uses some aspect of your personal identity (like your social security number, name, driver’s license number, or other personally identifying info) to commit fraud  — usually for financial gain.

Evan Porter by Evan Porter March 24, 2019
What Is Spoofing? And How to Mitigate an Under-the-Radar Threat
What Is Spoofing? And How to Mitigate an Under-the-Radar Threat

In 2017, a man was arrested for stealing $100 million from two tech companies by launching an elaborate cyber attack. He didn’t use ransomware. And he didn’t use some kind of advanced, zero-day malware.

The attacker took an approach that typically gets less attention than the latest and greatest threats — it’s known as spoofing.

Joe Michalowski by Joe Michalowski March 24, 2019
What Is a Computer Worm? Tips to Protect Your Computer in 2019
What Is a Computer Worm? Tips to Protect Your Computer in 2019

There are dozens of different kinds of malware: viruses, Trojans, bots, ransomware, and plenty more. All of them can wreak absolute havoc on your computer if you’re not protected.

One of the most nefarious of the bunch is the class of malware known as computer worms.

Evan Porter by Evan Porter March 19, 2019
Interview With Andy Mallinger – Webroot
Interview With Andy Mallinger – Webroot

Safety Detective’s Aviva Zacks had the chance to interview Webroot’s Senior Director of Product, Andy Mallinger, and took it! Here are his thoughts on phishing and how Webroot is helping protect consumers and small businesses from cyberattacks.

Interview With Andy Mallinger – Webroot

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 17, 2019
Interview With Dean Mekkaway – Sophos
Interview With Dean Mekkaway – Sophos

Safety Detective had the pleasure of interviewing Sophos Product Manager Dean Mekkaway, who helped us understand how SophosLabs stays at the forefront of cybersecurity.

Interview With Dean Mekkaway – Sophos

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks March 14, 2019