Cyber Threats

Tips for Encrypting Data Files.

Tips for Encrypting Data Files Encrypting your data should be a part of your standard cyber security measures. Depending on how sensitive your business data is should dictate how thorough you encrypt your data. If you are in the medical field, you...  [Read More]

FBI Warning about WordPress Applies to Small Businesses

FBI Warning about WordPress Applies to Small Businesses The FBI issued an alert April 7, 2015 regarding WordPress vulnerabilities. WordPress is a frequently used website software. Plug-ins, or add-on features, are common, allowing flexibility in design. A number of websites that use...  [Read More]

Insider Breach costs AT&T $25 Million

Insider Breach costs AT&T $25 Million AT&T is paying a hefty price – $25 million – for call center employees in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines who accessed personally identifiable information from 278,000 customer accounts without authorization. The Federal Communications Commission says...  [Read More]

More Damage than Theft

More Damage than Theft A recent story in Reuters concerning cyber attacks should have IT administrators quite concerned. According the Reuters story, “A new survey of critical infrastructure organizations in North and South American carried out by Trend Micro for the Organization...  [Read More]

Recruiting, retaining cyber security talent key for federal government

The federal government will need to make cyber security talent recruitment and retention a key priority in 2015....  [Read More]

French TV5 Monde Hacked by ISIS

French TV5 Monde Hacked by ISIS The French-language television network TV5Monde suffered a prolonged outage in an attack claimed by ISIS’ “CyberCaliphate” group. While the details of the hack are still unfolding, the scale of the attack demonstrates some sophistication. The network’s...  [Read More]

Don’t be held ransom

Don’t be held ransom Many of us are all too familiar with viruses that infect our computers. We load our systems up with antivirus protection and hope we only get hit with known varieties. There is however a growing threat in the...  [Read More]

Tech CFOs boosting cyber security spending

A recent survey revealed chief financial officers in the tech sector significantly increased their cyber security spending last year....  [Read More]

Are Insider Threats Cybersecurity’s #1 Concern?

Are Insider Threats Cybersecurity’s #1 Concern? There is no doubt that every organization is vulnerable to an insider threat! According to Vormetric’s 2015 Insider Threat Report, 93 percent of IT professionals think their company is at risk from an insider threat. Also,...  [Read More]

Jibo the Family Robot, or Family Cybersecurity Nightmare?

Jibo the Family Robot, or Family Cybersecurity Nightmare? There’s a lot of buzz right now about a new “family robot” called Jibo. It is so interesting because Jibo has raised $2.29 million, soaring past its initial goal of $100,000, within 10 hours...  [Read More]