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  • 13.01.2022Practical

    CVSS: Knowing IT vulnerabilities and assessing risks correctly

    Increasing digital connectivity and opportunities mean that security requirements for IT systems are becoming more and more complex. The standardized Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) helps companies assess the severity of IT vulnerabilities. We show you how the CVSS scoring system works and explain why the risk posed by vulnerabilities should be assessed individually for …

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  • 04.01.2022Company

    These are the biggest IT risks for companies in 2022

    In times of increased digitization, companies have no choice but to optimize their own IT security measures. So what do they need to pay particular attention to this year? An interview with Matthias Nehls, managing partner and founder of the DGC, about the biggest security challenges companies will face in 2022 – and how to …

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  • 22.12.2021Insights

    Cyber attack: hackers use these tactics

    DDOS attack, SQL injection or brute force attack – the methods of hackers are becoming more and more targeted and cunning, because there is a lucrative shadow economy behind them. We present common attack methods from the cyber world and show you how you can stay one step ahead of attackers in the future: Cyber …

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    11.12.2021Insights

    Breaking news! Critical Log4j vulnerability – CVE-2021-44228

    A critical vulnerability has been published for the Java logger Apache Log4j, which allows an attacker to execute custom code if he has control over logs or log parameters. According to an initial analysis by LunaSec, users of Apache Struts should also update their systems immediately or proceed according to the mitigation mentioned. In addition, …

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  • DGC CyberInsights Social Engineering
    09.12.2021Insights

    Social Engineering – Human Security Risk

    Risks from the web are often difficult to assess – but it is a fact that in 2020 nine out of ten companies were victims of a cyber attack. In our post series on internal and external cyber risks, we shed some light on this topic: This time, we focus on Social Engineering and the …

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  • 30.11.2021Insights

    Cyber Security Learnings from the pandemic

    Industrial espionage, data theft, sabotage – cybercrime increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. This development holds lessons to be learned: We share the key cyber security learnings from the pandemic that should be incorporated into network security optimization, according to Janek Maiwald, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the DGC. Growing cyber risks on the web …

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