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2014-08-09 23:02:44

With recent reports about Russian hackers assembling the largest recorded cache of stolen user credentials in history, the vulnerabilities businesses could be exposed to warrant a close look at organizational password policies. Joe Caruso, founder of Global Digital Forensics, talks about the ramifications incidents like these can have on businesses, and how professional vulnerability assessments can sniff out weaknesses in password policies, procedures, compliance and more. New York, NY...

2014-08-02 23:01:50

Black Hat has become the go-to convention where black hats and white hats collide, with hackers showing off their ingenuity and prowess by openly defeating popular security measures, and security professionals demonstrating all of their latest tools and methods in their never-ending battle to keep up. The founder of Global Digital Forensics discusses how covering cybersecurity basics and getting the right emergency incident response plans in place can keep organizations on point for...

2014-07-20 23:01:59

Cloud computing has found its way into nearly every sector of industry, and with the challenges the very nature of “computing in the cloud” brings to the table for both IT security personnel and legal professionals, NIST released a draft report for public review and comment to drag some of those challenges into the light. The founder of Global Digital Forensics offers some industry insight into this burgeoning world of cloud computing and talks about some of the difficulties which...

2014-07-12 23:02:22

With smartphones playing an ever increasing part in the lifestyles of so many people in today’s technology driven world, the amount of private information they can contain can be staggering, from the uninteresting and mundane, to the potentially embarrassing or even incriminating. On the heels of the Supreme Court decision to require a warrant before law enforcement can search an individual’s smartphone, Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses some types...

2014-05-31 23:05:44

As the Iranian cyber espionage attack called Newscaster is exposed, the power of social engineering again steps into the spotlight. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses the lessons US businesses should take from this type of attack, and the necessity to raise social engineering awareness at every level within an organization to improve cyber security posture. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 With over a billion active users monthly from all around the...

2014-05-24 23:01:49

Once again, a corporate behemoth found itself making headlines for all the wrong reasons this week when it came to light that eBay had been successfully hacked about a month ago and up to 145 million users had their personal information exposed in one of the largest data breaches in history. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, sheds some light on how these mega breaches keep happening and discusses the costly fallout that can accompany data breaches of any...

2013-12-21 23:01:56

Target made headlines during this holiday season, but it wasn’t about record sales and profits, it was about losing control of the personal credit card data of up to 40 million of its holiday shoppers. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses the impact of these types of breaches, how they happen, and some steps organizations can take to help stay away from making headlines for all the wrong reasons. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Hacking the point...

2013-12-07 23:02:38

Remote Access Trojans can give hackers external access to compromised systems and networks. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses what this type of malware does, the importance of regular vulnerability assessments and penetration testing, and the new Data Breach Response Toolkit from Global Digital Forensics, which gives IT security personnel the power to finally find and eliminate this type of dangerous and stealthy threat like never before. New York, NY...

2013-11-16 23:02:23

When a zero-day exploit is successfully leveraged by hackers, the consequences can have far reaching effects, especially when they targeted flaw is in a popular program like Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser, like the ones just recently patched. Unlike traditional antimalware solutions, the new Data Breach Response Toolkit (DBRT) by Global Digital Forensics gives IT security personnel the ability to identify and remediate threats like these without relying on an already known and...

2013-10-26 23:02:53

A global survey released by Fortinet recently should sound alarm bells for any organization at all concerned with the protection of digital assets and data. Joe Caruso, the founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses the potential real-world impact the growing wave of personal computing devices in the workplace can have on any organization, well substantiated by the eye-popping numbers revealed in the survey, and the importance of performing up-to-date penetration testing...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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