• Cybercriminals moved quickly to capitalize on the ...

    • 1:50 PM, Sep 21

    “While the COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted the lives and operations of many people and organizations, the pandemic failed to interrupt onslaught of malicious emails targeting people’s inboxes, according to an attack landscape update published by F-Secure. ” – read more at HelpNetSecurity!

  • Ransomware authors are joining forces

    • 1:49 PM, Sep 21

    “Ransomware operators are dangerous enough on their own, but multiple groups are now teaming up to wreak even more havoc. This is according to a new report from Positive Technologies, based on analysis of cyberincidents that occurred in the second quarter of the year.” – read more at ITProPortal!

  • Spam and phishing emails continue to hit businesse...

    • 1:23 PM, Sep 18

    “Some organizations suffered during the pandemic and others thrived. Among those that flourished in the disrupted environment were cybercriminals groups. According to a new report from cybersecurity firm F-Secure, there was a “significant increase” in malicious emails that used Covid-19 as a theme during the spring, as the virus spread across the globe.” – read

  • Securing healthcare organizations when moving to t...

    • 1:21 PM, Sep 18

    “Organizations across industries have been forced to adapt and adjust digital transformation initiatives to meet the needs of a changing world. While the healthcare industry has a history of embracing new technologies and digital transformation (DX) more slowly than other industries, COVID-19 has served as a driving force for the recent acceleration of such initiatives.”

  • How to protect your organization against brute-for...

    • 1:15 PM, Sep 17

    “Cybersecurity is critical. With the shift toward remote work, brute-force attacks are increasingly targeting accounts that use Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol, says NordVPN Teams.” – read more at TechRepublic!

  • How security theater misses critical gaps in attac...

    • 1:14 PM, Sep 17

    “Bruce Schneier coined the phrase security theater to describe “security measures that make people feel more secure without doing anything to actually improve their security.” That’s the situation we still face today when it comes to defending against cyber security risks. The insurance industry employs actuaries to help quantify and manage the risks insurance underwriters

  • Cyberattacks against schools are on the rise

    • 1:54 PM, Sep 16

    “This year’s back-to-school season is quite different than it has been in the past. With the coronavirus pandemic and resulting lockdown, many school systems are restricting teachers and students to remote access or offering some combination of classroom and virtual training.” – read more at TechRepublic!

  • Employees are using personal devices to access wor...

    • 1:53 PM, Sep 16

    “Remote working, with all its advantages, represents a major cybersecurity weakness, a new report from Trend Micro suggests. The Head in the Clouds study, based on a poll of more than 13,000 remote workers in 27 countries, claims that many remote workers regularly connect corporate devices to their home networks.” – read more at ITProPortal!

  • Cybersecurity for small businesses: Keep it simple

    • 1:39 PM, Sep 15

    “Simplicity is the friend of security. If a control is simple, it’s often understood and thus more accepted. Moreover, keeping things simple means actions can be followed and repeated by others and justified. Complexity is often the enemy of business and security. The simpler things are, the more control is possible.” – read more at

  • Most cloud cyberattacks just want to mine cryptocu...

    • 1:37 PM, Sep 15

    “The vast majority of cyberattacks on cloud servers are designed to mine cryptocurrency as opposed to stealing sensitive company data according to a new report from Aqua Security. Team Nautilus, the firm’s cybersecurity research team, tracked and analyzed 16,371 attacks between June 2019 and July of this year to compile its new Cloud Native Threat


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