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Thu T.

Product Marketing Manager

Thu T. Pham is a product marketing manager at Duo Security, now part of Cisco. She leads Cisco Zero Trust portfolio messaging and positioning. Thu has ten years experience in the tech and information security fields, as well as a BS in Journalism from Central Michigan University.

38 articles by Thu T.

Stop the Pwnage: 81% of Hacking Incidents Used Stolen or Weak Passwords

According to the 10th edition of the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 81 percent of hacking-related breaches leveraged stolen and/or weak passwords. Other trends include a jump in phishing, web application and ransomware attacks.

Verizon Dbir 2017, Phishing, Ransomware, Web App Security, Web App Attacks, Rig Exploit Kit, Flash Vulnerabilities, Security Hygiene

Microsoft Patch: Update to Fix Actively Exploited Vulnerabilities

Recently, Microsoft patched a vulnerability that could be used in phishing attacks to direct users to malicious websites. The security update is available in March’s Patch Tuesday, which included two months of updates and 18 security bulletins - 9 of which were rated as critical.

Microsoft, Microsoft Security, Phishing, Duo Beyond, Device Insight, Endpoint Remediation

Attackers Actively Targeting Healthcare’s FTP Servers

The FBI has issued a private industry notification to the healthcare industry, warning organizations that attackers are actively targeting FTP (File Transfer Protocol) servers to access protected health information.

Healthcare Data Privacy, Healthcare Cybersecurity, Healthcare Data Breach, Healthcare Security, Hipaa Breach

Privacy & Security Challenges in Investigative Journalism

This blog covers a talk given by Knight-Wallace journalists Bastian Obermayer and Laurent Richard discussing privacy and security challenges in investigative journalism.

Privacy, Journalist Security, Whistleblower Security, Securedrop, Tor

Website Security: Protecting Against Spammers

There’s been a 32 percent increase in hacked sites from 2015 to 2016, with no expectations of the trend slowing down, according to Google. Here are some of the top ways that websites get hacked, and what you can do to protect your site against spammers.

Website Security, Spammers, Phishing, Brute Force, Duo Beyond