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COVID-19 Outbreak | Employees Working from Home? It’s Time to Prepare.

Don’t Let Security Be A Casualty of Supporting Remote Workers Author: by Yotam Gutman | Sentinel One The Covid-19 (novel Coronavirus) outbreak is having a major impact on businesses this quarter and, by all accounts, is set to be a major challenge for enterprises throughout the rest of the financial year....

Everything you need to know about PHISHING!

Author: Joel Witts How can I stop phishing attacks? This is the question every IT admin in organizations all over the world are frequently having to ask themselves. Phishing is one of the most common, most effective, and most damaging types of attacks that hackers can utilize to break into...

FBI and CISA are issuing COVID-19 Vishing advisory

Author: FBI | Infragard The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are issuing this advisory in response to a voice phishing (vishing)1 campaign. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a mass shift to working from home, resulting in increased use of corporate virtual private...

How do MAC’s get infected anyway?

Author: by Phil Stokes | Sentinel One Three pervasive myths about Macs that you can find in almost any online discussion about security and macOS are “Macs are safe by design”, “Macs are not numerous enough to be of interest to malware authors” and (consequently) “there’s no real malware threats out there for...

PREPARING FOR 2020: TRENDS IN CYBERCRIME, THREATS, AND RISKS

As 2019 draws to a close, we take a look at how the year has panned out on the cyber front. What have been the main trends witnessed over the last 12 months, and what can we learn from them to prepare for 2020 and beyond? Ransomware: The ‘Gift’ to...

BILL TO ENHANCE REGULATORS’ CYBERSECURITY PASSES HFSC

The House Financial Services Committee passed the Cybersecurity and Financial System Resilience Act (H.R. 4458) by voice vote Wednesday. CUNA supports the bill and expressed its support in a letter to committee leadership earlier this week.H.R. 4458 would require NCUA and other sectors’ regulators to each issue an annual report to Congress...

DARK WEB

The dark web is a part of the internet that isn't indexed by search engines. You've no doubt heard talk of the “dark web” as a hotbed of criminal activity — and it is. Researchers Daniel Moore and Thomas Rid of King's College in London classified the contents of 2,723 live dark web sites over...

Tewksbury law firm endures cybersecurity ‘nightmare’

Ellen A. Wright knew she had a problem on her hands when her paralegal told her the Tewksbury firm’s Google email account couldn’t be accessed. I was getting calls from my unstaffed office at midnight, which was absolutely terrifying.” — Ellen A. Wright, Wright Family Law Group But the family...