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IP Geolocation Intelligence: An Aid Against Location-Based Threats?

Cybercrime is borderless. Just like marketing teams use location-based targeting to create a deeper connection with customers through content personalization, cybercriminals adjust their attacks to exploit their victims' fears. more

What Cyber Threat Intelligence Tools Can Reveal about a Targeted Attack

Targeted attacks are considered insidious digital threats as they may lead to debilitating data breaches with substantial financial repercussions. Apart from money lost to theft, victims may shed even more resources as they face expensive lawsuits, hefty fines, and settlements for failing to comply with data privacy regulations in addition to reputational damage. more

Getting Rid of Bad Hosts with WHOIS and Reverse IP Lookups

As stewards of the Web, Internet infrastructure providers are often held accountable for ensuring the safety of users. Sadly, the recent spate of high-profile security incidents shows that this is not an easy task. more

Preventing Media Theft with an IP Geolocation Database

Since time immemorial, entertainment companies always had to contend with content theft. Bootleggers are nothing new in the industry, and their ways have evolved much along with technology. more

How IP Geolocation Lookups Help Thwart Cyber Attacks

Cyber attacks can hit any organization and even derail its operation on a grand scale. Just recently, ISS World, a facility management service provider with clients in more than 70 countries worldwide, released a statement where it mentions being the victim of a malware attack. more

How to Avoid IP Spoofing with a Reverse IP Address Lookup Service

IP spoofing is a cyberattack technique that entails using a device or a network to fool users into thinking the attacker is part of a legitimate entity. Often, cybercriminals use this method to access computers in a target network to obtain sensitive information, turn systems into zombies, or launch a denial-of-service (DoS) attack. more

The Louisiana State Ransomware Attack: Enhancing Cyberdefense with Reverse IP Address Lookup

An attempted ransomware attack on some Louisiana state servers caused the state's cybersecurity team to shut down their IT systems and websites. Governor John Bel Edwards, however, emphasized that not all of the state's servers were affected. more

Can Security Analytics Combat Digital Fraud with IP and Domain Name Monitoring?

For several years, digital security relied on a simple strategy – gain insight from past events, learn from them, and base security protection accordingly. more

4 Challenges in Digital Rights Management to Reflect On

Digital rights management (DRM) is undoubtedly a hot topic in today's connected environment. As over-the-top (OTT) media distribution channels fortify month after month, so do the risks that come with their use. Data theft, billion-dollar revenue losses, and compliance issues are just a few of these risks. As the year draws to a close, let's examine the persistent challenges in the DRM space and how IP geolocation can help in some cases. more

Do IP Geolocation Data Improve User Access Management (UAM)?

Some organizations have specific policies that limit employee access to information. However, not all have sophisticated security solutions in place to protect against unauthorized access, especially amid cyber attacks that occur left and right. more