If you don’t or are wondering, let me give you a little industry insight: Cybersecurity is a buzzword that gets thrown around often. Applying for a new credit card – I bet you see the word Cybersecurity within the application somewhere. Have you gone shopping online, I bet you will find something relating to Cybersecurity [...]
As an experiment a UK based Wi-Fi provider added a "community service clause" to its usual terms that stated users may be required, at Purple's discretion, to carry out 1,000 hours of community service that may include: "cleansing local parks of animal waste," "providing hugs to stray cats and dogs," "manually relieving sewer blockages," "cleaning [...]
CIO.com has released their article outlining the 10 most common ways that have been related to an IT Audit Failure. (hint) Most of these are mindset going into the audit and out of touch with your IT equipment and/or staff. Check out the full article: 10 ways you’re failing at IT audits
There is a website dedicated to serving people by harvesting the data released from security breaches and compiling a list of addresses which were included in the compromise. Troy Hunt has created the project “Have I Been Pwned?”, the free service that lets you know if you’ve been compromised in a data breach. Check it out [...]
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on regarding good digital security while traveling. Security recommendations include using caution while accessing free Wi-Fi hotspots, keeping all software updated, and using Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). US-CERT encourages users to refer to the FTC Alert and the US-CERT Tip on Cybersecurity for Electronic Devices for more information.
Malware and Ransomware news has begun to evaporate from the headlines. This does not decrease its threat – nor does it mean it is no longer a risk. This is furthest from the truth. Just one infected computer can cripple an entire organization, this can come from unpatched software or poor security controls on your [...]