With API security, you’re not just securing your data but the strength of the infrastructure as well. When hackers exploit the vulnerabilities in the API and gain access to the entire network, they engage in privilege escalation and employ different kinds of attacks and compromise the most sensitive data. This could lead to huge revenue losses and long-term damage to the firm’s reputation, all of which has a better probability of being avoided with due efforts made in API security.
Email marketing sounds a little outdated, doesn’t it? In fact, email marketing is bigger than ever.
Since the impact of Covid-19, there’s been an ecommerce boom, and email is something consumers are comfortable with and respond to in huge numbers.
In a world interconnected through a web of digital networks, every node or system in the network is assigned an address, called the IP address. The IP addresses are used to identify and distinguish nodes in the network. Additionally, these addresses are used as reference points by security experts to trace any malicious activities or for maintenance purposes. The IP addresses are graded through a measure called IP Reputation. The IP reputation score is a factor that decides how communication email security tools such as treat an email from a particular IP address.
Those days are behind us when merely adopting traditional cybersecurity tools such as local anti-virus software used to be enough to identify and alert against possible cyber threats. Instead, it’s the era of availing services from third-party vendors, and this means any cyber risk to the vendor might be a security concern for the clientele. Among other interesting cyber news this week, here’s what the Reserve Bank of New Zealand found about its recent cyber breach.