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Webroot Community Weekly Highlights: 10/6/17

Welcome to the Community Weekly Highlights!



This is a weekly series to highlight the best articles and stories happening all around the web. 

What was your favorite story? What topics would you like to see? Sound off in the comments!



Bolster your business with safe cyber habits


In today’s connected world, safe habits at work go far beyond what’s mandated by OSHA. You can’t conduct business without the internet, which makes it critical that you have a reliable cybersecurity solution, and that your employees practice safe cyber habits.


As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October, we’re asking you to be Proactive, Prepared, and #CyberAware as we build a safer and more secure future.


Join @Webroot for a #CyberAware Twitter Chat on Safe Cyber Habits for Businesses and talk shop with Webroot CISO Gary Hayslip, October 24th from 11 a.m.-12 noon PT (2-3 p.m. ET).


Get the top safe cyber tips and mark your Calendar.



5 IT Practices That Put Enterprises at Risk

No one solution will keep you 100% protected, but if you avoid these common missteps, you can shore up your security posture.


  1. Using Old Printers
  2. Disregarding Alerts
  3. Giving Away Admin Rights
  4. Ignoring Employee Apps
  5. Being Unprepared for Device Loss


Check out the in-depth article from Dark Reading.



Report Reveals the Most Popular and Top Blacklisted Mobile Apps on Enterprise Networks

A report put together by the Appthority Enterprise Mobile Security Pulse Report for Q3 2017 details the results of scanning millions of devices running the company's mobile security solutions.


According to Appthority, Uber, The Yellow Pages, and Facebook were the top three most popular apps installed on Android devices, while WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Uber were the most popular apps on iOS.


Learn the Top 10 Blacklisted Apps for both Android & iOS.



The global impact of huge cybersecurity events

The 2017 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment presents an in-depth assessment of the key developments, changes and emerging threats in cybercrime over the last year. It relies on contributions from the EU Member States, expert Europol staff, and partners in private industry, the financial sector, and academia. The report highlights important developments in several areas of cybercrime.


The IOCTA seeks to make recommendations for law enforcement, policy makers, and regulators to allow them to act and plan accordingly and respond to cybercrime in an effective and concerted manner.


Stay aware by reading the Important Developments and their Recommendations.


What story from the last week the most important for you? We love hearing your feedback! Man Very Happy