OPM Breach: Drip, Drip Drip

Over a year has passed since the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach rocked the cyber world. Back in 2015 it was revealed that a huge amount of personal data had been stolen by cyber attackers when they breached the agencies defenses. ...  [Read More]

Stop, Think, Connect

Despite all the warnings about hackers attacking digital systems, despite all the media coverage of major breaches of big box organizations, despite news of hackers attacking our government agencies and critical infrastructure…the people who operate the systems continue to make the same...  [Read More]

Old Dropbox Hack May Haunt Customers

According to a blog recently posted on the Dropbox website, a 2012 data breach included the theft of 68 million email addresses and passwords. It is estimated that Dropbox has over 200 million customers, so the hack potentially impacted a significant percentage...  [Read More]

Women in Cyber: Employers Pay Attention!

According to researchers there are a great many cybersecurity positions that are currently unfilled in the country. Kerry Butters reports that “…it was revealed that by 2017 there will be a global shortage of 2 million cyber security professionals“. What that means...  [Read More]

It’s Official….68 Million Records Lost

In case you have forgotten, the cloud service ‘Dropbox’ suffered a massive breach in 2012. The organizations was quick in its proactive efforts to protect users, and plug holes in its defense, but the damage had been done. Until recently no one...  [Read More]

Alarm Bell: Will Our Election Process Be Hacked?

For years conspiracy theorists have been warning about the potential dangers or electronic voting, only to have their words fall on deaf ears.  As a society we have eagerly embraced technology and watched it creep into every aspect of our lives, including...  [Read More]

NSA, Shadow Brokers, and Small Businesses

Over a week later, there are still many questions unanswered regarding the release of hacking tools purported to be from National Security Agency (NSA). Mostly murky information and speculation appears on various internet new sites and blog. General speculation at this time...  [Read More]

iPhone Hacked… Update Immediately

To Update or Not Update…That is the Question We often hear that updates are available for our computers and smart phones, and often we ignore them. If you have an iPhone you had better pay attention and not pass up this update. ...  [Read More]

Financial Industry’s Concerning State of Cybersecurity

Today, organizations across every industry are concerned about security breaches and data hacks, but cybersecurity has become of utmost importance for certain sectors. Research and Markets recently revealed that over the next four years, the global cybersecurity market is expected to grow...  [Read More]

NYT Hacked

Fool me twice shame on me… Numerous news sources are reporting today that the New York Times has once again been hacked by foreign intruders, and, fingers are being pointed at the Russians as the source of the attack.  This attack comes...  [Read More]