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Written by: Pooja Deshmukh from Zscaler Are you a frequent traveler? If so, you probably participate in at least one rewards program in which you accrue airline miles or earn hotel points. The hospitality industry practically invented these loyalty programs and they’ve been enormously popular, delivering value to customers and merchants alike. It turns out, membership account data is valuable too when it falls into the wrong hands. Credit cards are not the only thing hackers are after....
Did you know that the majority of cybersecurity threats you encounter come through the internet? When you are surfing the internet, your computer, your network, and your data is in critical danger of being breached. Internet security is mandatory for any organization. Internet security is the foundation of a multi-layered approach to cybersecurity. To keep your organization secure, you must build your cybersecurity posture from the base, which is your internet. Internet security is an extension...
Happy Cyber Monday from team AGT! Here’s a tip for todays internet shopper. Any website can be attacked by hackers, but limiting your shopping to established and trusted vendors limits your exposure. Bookmark the most trusted online retail sites to make sure you don’t get redirected to fakes. 
Written by Hamilton Yang, Sat Nath, and Peter Uys from Crowdstrike The recent discovery of the Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability CVE-2018-4407 in Apple’s XNU operating system kernel may have been a cause for concern among organizations using Macs but CrowdStrike® is helping customers identify vulnerable Macs in their environments with a new dashboard. The XNU OS is used in macOS as well as iOS, so this vulnerability impacts all types of Apple devices, including iPhones, iPads,...
Written by: Jen Toscano of Zscaler The last installment in our series on the five critical elements of branch transformation is elastic scalability. In a cloud context, scalability allows your business to be nimble because cloud infrastructure and apps automatically keep up with your requirements no matter how large they become. Security stays strong and performance never wavers. For the large enterprise, predicting traffic volume has been necessary for planning and purchasing legacy technologies and solutions....
Written by Jackie Castelli from CrowdStrike- While there is much discussion today about potential weaknesses in the hardware supply chain, given the recent attacks attributed to China, the software supply chain has already proven to be vulnerable with numerous attacks covered. Yet, even though these attacks seem to be making headlines more frequently, they are far from being a top concern of cybersecurity professionals. This disparity is one of the findings in a new report, “Seizing...
Fal.Con 2018 POWER UP Conference The second annual CrowdStrike Cybersecurity Conference, Fal.Con 2018, has wrapped up at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, Florida.  The POWER UP conference brought together some of the top cybersecurity professionals and industry experts from around the world from September 17-19th. As a CrowdStrike partner, the Ascension Global Technology team is proud to have been one of the 600 members in attendance at the annual conference to participate in the informative...
Black Hat 2018 and DEF CON 26
AGT Blog | The annual DEF CON and Black Hat Conference brings together some of the greatest security researchers and instructors from around the world, providing security information in a vendor neutral environment. The back-to-back conferences recently wrapped up in Las Vega, Nevada, for 2018
data center decommissioning
Data Center Decommissioning Tips Investing in new equipment, applications, and technology solutions is a top priority for many IT and security professionals. But when it comes to “out with the old and in with the new”, what exactly happens to the old legacy systems, applications and hardware equipment? In this blog post, we look at some data center decommissioning tips and considerations. With many organizations migrating to the cloud, data center decommissioning is happening at...