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Protect Your Organization by Cultivating a Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness

The cybersecurity market offers excellent solutions and services to combat the threats that are exploited by cybercriminals. However, are these tools enough to fully protect an organization? It is clear that human error is a strong attack vector for many popular cybercrimes, so the best way to augment any security program is to create a cyber-aware
Publish At:2021-12-29 02:05 | Read:2683 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security cyber security culture cybersecurity awarenes

The State of Security in the UK: Lessons from the NCSC Report

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) recently released its fifth annual review of the state of cybersecurity in the United Kingdom. The report is presented under five headings including an analysis of and response “The Threat,” advice for resilience, advances in threat detection and prevention technology, improving the cybersecurity eco
Publish At:2021-12-18 02:05 | Read:2457 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Critical Infrastructure NCSC Report United Ki

How Building a Solid Foundation Will Help Grow Your Cybersecurity Program

Cybersecurity is such a broad subject that many times, an organization can become stifled when trying to develop a full cybersecurity program. Some organizations that have already put a cybersecurity program in place can also unpleasantly discover gaps in their efforts, making the entire venture seem moot. One way to effectively get started, as wel
Publish At:2021-12-14 02:05 | Read:2107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security cybersecurity Policies and Procedures securit

State of Cybersecurity in Germany in 2021

According to Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), the country faces a grave and growing threat as society becomes more digitally connected and criminals more sophisticated. The BSI said threat levels have reached red alarm levels.Threat level increasedBSI published their annual report “The State of IT Security in Germany in 2021.” I
Publish At:2021-12-08 02:05 | Read:4019 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security cybersecurity Germany security cyber

The UK pushes for better supply chain cybersecurity

If the UK Government gets its way, IT service vendors and other cloud-based service providers may soon be required to adopt new measures to strengthen their cybersecurity, amid rising concerns about supply chain risks.The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has floated plans to make mandatory compliance with the National Cyber Security Ce
Publish At:2021-11-18 11:10 | Read:1953 | Comments:0 | Tags:Regulatory Compliance Cyber Assessment Framework Cyber Secur

Invest in Cyber Awareness to Prevent Attacks

Today’s cyber threat landscape is extremely challenging. Ransom this, ransom that, ransom everywhere – information technology (IT) professionals must work to protect organizations against the next big ransomware attack. Over the years, the sophistication of ransomware attacks has increased as well as the amount of money demanded and paid out in exc
Publish At:2021-11-11 02:04 | Read:3503 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Cyber Attacks cybersecurity awareness Policie

Cybersecurity and OWASP in an Increasingly Digital World

As the world increasingly moves to a digital format, cybersecurity is becoming more important than ever. It’s especially significant since, according to a recent survey by Sophos, 51% of businesses in America experienced a ransomware attack in 2020. That’s a staggering number of security vulnerabilities that truly shouldn’t exist in the modern day and age.&n
Publish At:2021-11-09 02:04 | Read:3337 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security cybersecurity Guidelines OWASP Web Security s

How Cyber Threat Intelligence Can Help to Protect Against Cloud Security Threats

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the massive increase in using cloud computing services. As the world progresses through its online evolution, cloud computing services have become more of a necessity. However, along with businesses, cybercriminals have also seen this virtualization as a means of snagging more prey.The rapid increase in cloud computin
Publish At:2021-10-26 23:11 | Read:3115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security cloud security Cyber Threats threat intellige

Do your part and #BeCyberSmart with these online safety tips

We hope you’ve enjoyed Cyber Awareness month. This year’s theme asked us all to do our part to stay safer online. The idea is that if we each take steps to secure our lives online, then together we all contribute to creating a safer, more secure internet. Of course, it’s our job to help you #BeCyberSmart. With that in mind, we’ve pulled together all th
Publish At:2021-10-04 10:13 | Read:2107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Cyber Awareness cyber security #BeCyberSmart #NCSAM

Secret backdoor allegedly lets the REvil ransomware gang scam its own affiliates

REvil is one of the most notorious ransomware groups in the world.Also known as Sodin and Sodinokibi, REvil has made a name for itself extorting large amounts of money from businesses, operating as a ransomware-as-a-service (RAAS) business model that sees it share its profits with affiliates who break into networks and negotiate with victims on the groupR
Publish At:2021-09-30 11:22 | Read:2957 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security backdoor cybercrime RaaS ransomware REvil

Your new car may be safer and smarter, but is it cyber-secure?

The auto industry reached an important milestone in 2020: more than half of the cars sold globally included internet connectivity as a standard feature. Modern vehicles have started to resemble mobile supercomputers, with each one containing millions of lines of code and able to process vast amounts of data. They’ve also begun integrating with mobile
Publish At:2021-09-22 09:35 | Read:4015 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Security connected cars cyber security h

Understanding the Benefits of Managed Cyber Services

As part of our upcoming attendance at the International Cyber Expo & International Security Expo, we were lucky enough to sponsor The Cyber Security Webinar Series with Nineteen Group and Grey Hare Media.Both Philip Ingram MBE and Emanuel Ghebreyesus, strategic account director for Tripwire, spoke about several topics including:The increasing complexity
Publish At:2021-09-15 00:39 | Read:1276 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security managed services Podcasts Services cyber

A Cure for a Disheartened Cybersecurity Professional

Data breaches and ransomware attacks aren’t just still occurring. They’re also becoming more frequent. According to ZDNet, the number of ransomware attacks detected and blocked by one security firm grew 715% year-over-year in 2020 alone. Another security company calculated the total number of ransomware attacks for the year to be around 65,000, wrote NPR. Th
Publish At:2021-07-22 05:53 | Read:2753 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security detection MITRE ATT&CK Tripwire Enterprise se

Protecting the New Most Vulnerable Population – The Grandparent Scam

In Part 1 of this series, we introduced the concept that the most vulnerable people on the internet are our senior population. According to the FBI, elder fraud impacts millions of American seniors every year. Figures from the United Kingdom show similar levels of criminal activity targeting seniors.Most of the elder fraud schemes are financially d
Publish At:2021-06-14 05:35 | Read:2109 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security cybercrime Fraud Phishing Scams scam

Protecting a New Vulnerable Population on the Internet

On a Mission of ProtectingAbraham Lincoln is credited with saying that “A lawyer’s time and advice are his stock and trade.” Whether the quote is mis-attributed to Lincoln is irrelevant to the greater message, which is that attorneys are “knowledge workers.” To state it as bluntly as one attorney once explained to an executive where I worked, “My knowledge w
Publish At:2021-06-07 03:05 | Read:2080 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security cybersecurity Internet internet security scam

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