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Jeroen Bismans

Jeroen Bismans is a technology leader and security specialist who thrives on solving complex problems. Jeroen is an industry-recognized security expert with years of hands-on experience. As Security leader, he manages and maintains oversight on the cyber security landscape. He currently performs a leading-edge security consulting and - training. He has a deep experience in information technology with a focus on perimeter defense, secure network design, vulnerability discovery, penetration testing compliance and intrusion detection systems. He loves discovering creative ways of solving complex problems. Jeroen’s first love is cyber security, nut he understands in order ro be successful at securing a company, you must have a detailed knowledge of networks and other related fields. He is passionate about customer service and his role as a Security expert and always exceeds his customers expectations.

Recent Posts by Jeroen Bismans:

7 Reasons Why Barracuda NextGen Firewall Is Right for Your Cloud Security


If you're an IT professional for a company that's starting to migrate to the cloud, or you already have significant resources dedicated to platforms like Amazon Web services or Microsoft Azure, you're aware how important security and reliability is to your organization. Unfortunately, traditional firewall tools on your local network can't protect applications or data your company has on the cloud, so finding a security solution that's adapted to the new way you're doing business is essential. That's why the Barracuda NextGen Firewall version 7.0 might be the right product to meet those needs.

Topics: Security Product news and updates Cloud

The 7 ways how Ransomware is delivered to you

Ransomware has quickly become one of the most serious IT security concerns of 2016. After netting hundreds of millions in untraceable ransom payments in 2015, this form of malware has grown at an unprecedented rate in 2016. Trend Micro, one of the leading names in IT security, recently issued a press release claiming it blocked over 100 million ransomware threats in the course of six months. A ransomware attack could soon be the most common form of “hack.”

A press release indicates that 99% of all blocked ransomware came from web or email traffic. However, it’s important to realize that a ransomware attack can come in many different forms. “Uncommon” threat vectors can be the most dangerous of all, especially during sophisticated “Day Zero” attacks that prey on uninformed and unsuspecting end users of the targeted network.

Topics: Security ransomware

Is Ransomware a Virus?

What's the true nature of the so-called ransomware virus? Is ransomware really a virus?

 

Topics: Security ransomware