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5 Tips to Keep Your Mobile Workforce Safe and Secure

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The American workforce has seen its fair share of paradigm shifts — globalization, the internet, and the introduction of cargo shorts and sandals in the workplace to name a few. The latest in labor initiatives has been the adoption of remote working. The spread of laptops and wifi internet has lead enterprises to begin sourcing … Continue reading “5 Tips to Keep Your Mobile Workforce Safe and Secure”

Defining the Eight Most Nefarious Cyber Threats.

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Here’s what very business professional should be informed about: Data breaches When a security incident involving protected or confidential data is copied, distributed, read, stolen, or used by unauthorized individuals, it can become a serious problem for the victims involved. The majority of data breaches happen due to vulnerable unstructured data such as files, documents, and sensitive information. A … Continue reading “Defining the Eight Most Nefarious Cyber Threats.”

Failing the Phish Test

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Phish testing your employees is a vital part of any security awareness program.  It seems logical that by exposing employees to phishing and helping them identify tactics, the chance of anyone in your organization to be phished lessens.  But does it? When employees who failed phish tests are called out, made to feel poorly or … Continue reading “Failing the Phish Test”

FBI Issues Malware Public Service Announcement, Learn How to Protect Your Data

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The FBI recently issued a public service announcement stating that all owners of small office / home office (SOHO) routers should immediately reboot their devices. Why? The FBI believes that hundreds of thousands of routers worldwide have been infected with a form of malware called “VPN Filter”.   Luckily, all that is necessary to turn off the … Continue reading “FBI Issues Malware Public Service Announcement, Learn How to Protect Your Data”

After Spectre and Meltdown, Google and Microsoft Disclose Another CPU Flaw 

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The discovery of the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities earlier this year was major news throughout the tech industry. These processor vulnerabilities potentially exposed the data of hundreds of millions of popular devices including servers, tablets, and smartphones.  Spectre and Meltdown left the door wide open for hackers to manipulate a CPU data processing efficiency technique to gain access to sensitive information. Companies like Apple and Microsoft … Continue reading “After Spectre and Meltdown, Google and Microsoft Disclose Another CPU Flaw “

Public Schools Are Being Attacked by Hackers More Than Ever

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Cyber security has become a major problem for public schools over the past few years, but 2018 is bringing an unprecedented amount of cyber-attacks on schools all over the United States. Reports of different school districts falling victim to phishing and ransomware attacks are popping up all over the country. Let’s look at some recent attacks, as well as how one state is responding to … Continue reading “Public Schools Are Being Attacked by Hackers More Than Ever”

A New Hacker Group is Targeting the Healthcare Industry and Infecting Medical Equipment with Malware

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A new group of hackers attacking the healthcare industry in the United States, Europe, and Asia have been discovered, according to the security firm Symantec. This new group, named “Orangeworm” by Symantec, are utilizing custom malware called “Kwampirs” to infect and compromise healthcare networks and equipment. Which Devices are Being Targeted by Orangeworm? This new … Continue reading “A New Hacker Group is Targeting the Healthcare Industry and Infecting Medical Equipment with Malware”