Our Top 10 Most Popular Blogs of 2017 Reflect Key Cybersecurity Events & Learnings

Matt Miller, Content Marketing Manager
December 27th, 2017

We checked out which BeyondTrust blogs from 2017 received the most traffic, and we’ve linked to each of them below. These 10 blogs reflect a good cross-section of what was important to us in 2017—from cybersecurity trends, to prominent security fails, to compliance issues coming into sharper focus, to security best practices, to our musings on what to expect in 2018.

We’re on the cusp of a New Year. Everyone’s busy wrapping up—so, we’re not even going to put these in reverse countdown order (we’ll leave that activity for New Year’s Eve). We’ll start right from the top. Easy-peasy (and to be lucidly clear, we mean easy-peasy as in “simple”, not the Linux-based OS for netbooks). Without further adieu…

  1. WannaCry Ransomware Attack Explained – Makes Me Wanna Cry…
  2. Controlling Unix & Linux Account Privileges: 9 Best Practices
  3. WannaCry – Happening Now, Worldwide Ransomware Attack
  4. Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018 (+ 5-Year Predictions, too!)
  5. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – 5 Ways to Compliance
  6. The Equifax Data Breach and PCI DSS: Let’s Be Blunt
  7. What is the Difference Between a Threat Actor, Hacker and Attacker?
  8. 10 Steps to Stop Lateral Movement in Data Breaches
  9. Kaspersky Lead Incident Investigator in Russia Arrested – What it Could Mean for the Security Industry
  10. Use Cases for Governing Privileged Accounts and Business Users

Matt Miller, Content Marketing Manager

Matt Miller is a Content Marketing Manager at BeyondTrust. Prior to BeyondTrust, he developed and executed marketing strategies on cyber security and cloud technologies in roles at Accelerite (a business unit of Persistent Systems), WatchGuard Technologies, and Microsoft. Earlier in his career Matt held various roles in IR, marketing, and corporate communications in the biotech / biopharmaceutical industry. His experience and interests traverse cyber security, cloud / virtualization, IoT, economics, information governance, and risk management. He is also an avid homebrewer (working toward his Black Belt in beer) and writer.