Entries by Penta Security

Top 10 Cyber Security Lingo You Need to Know

“Jargon” is defined as a set of words that are used by a particular group, usually in a specific industry or profession, and difficult for others to understand. However, within the context of cyber security, certain jargon is starting to make its way into mainstream conversation and news, hinting at the increasing importance in understanding […]

Debunking 5 DB Encryption Misconceptions

  Businesses handle an enormous amount of data. All of this data is stored in hundreds or even thousands of databases, so it’s impractical for a database administrator to oversee the security of these databases with only basic access control functions. Instead, businesses are realizing that data encryption is a must-have component to their existing […]

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security Pitfalls

The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement is gaining a strong foothold in the US with 72% of organizations already implementing BYOD or planning to do so. In the workplace, BYOD presents an attractive business model to be followed, allowing for greater flexibility and increased productivity among employees. However, there are several security risks that […]

Data Protection Laws and Cybersecurity: Mitigating the GDPR Challenge

It looks like data privacy has and will continue to be a topic of hot debate, especially when industry standards and written law regulations require compliance across the board. On May 28, 2018 the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which will replace the EU Data Protection Directive, will go into effect. Banks, and other public […]

Bringing Encryption to Healthcare, Penta Security Systems Partners with Eventi Telematici

MyDiamo, Penta Security Systems’ high performing column-level encryption solution, will be bundled together with Eventi Telematici’s software solutions to enhance the security of healthcare products and services across the globe. Penta Security Systems Inc., a leader in web, IoT, and data security solutions and services, has established a strategic partnership with Eventi Telematici, an Italian […]

7 Industries Where Hackers Are Using Ransomware

Even before WannaCry spread throughout the world at an alarming rate, infecting millions of public and private organizations along the way, ransomware had already taken foothold across various parts of the world since 2012 and has been responsible for disrupting the everyday functions of all types of organizations in various industries. In many cases, the […]

Why More Companies Are Looking for a CISO

A growing number of web and data threats has companies scrambling to find someone to take charge. Since the birth of computing, there’s been a need for the “IT-guys,” the ones you could call when an issue required technical assistance and would come running to the rescue. But with the dotcom boom of 2000, this […]

The 10 Smartest IoT Devices to Look Out For in 2017

According to Gartner, we should expect to see 8.4 billion connected devices by the end of this year, a 31% increase from 2016. With an increasing number of businesses jumping on the IoT bandwagon, it seems like every day there is a new connected device out on the market. Even a simple internet search on […]

Web Application Threat Trend (WATT) Report Released from 2016 by Penta Security Systems

Trends show that hacking attempts targeting web applications vary greatly by industry, with SQL Injection accounting for the highest percentage in Transportation and Manufacturing-related industries Penta Security Systems Inc. has released its annual Web Application Threat Trend (WATT) Report from detection data gathered and analyzed in 2016. The report was compiled after thorough analysis of […]

The Release of Smart Factory Security Solutions

Automation World 2017 showcased various smart factory technologies, including Penta Security’s “Penta Smart Factory Security” In March, participants flocked to Seoul, Korea to view smart factory technologies on display at Automation World 2017, a three-day expo dedicated to the latest developments in Industry 4.0 where cyber-physical systems interact with the physical world. Penta Security Systems […]