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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | UK minister says concerned about election interference after…

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans * UK-U.S. trade documents were leaked last month * Reddit believes Russian campaign behind the leak * UK fears attempt to influence the Dec. 12 election * British spies investigating the matter By Michael Holden LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The leak of classified UK-U.S. trade […]

#deepweb | Book excerpt: “Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome.”

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The undead nature of the digital world, with its Facebook Memories and LinkedIn invites (or, as we learned this week, Valentine’s Day texts delivered from the deceased), causes the dead to die over and over and over again, making grief that much more difficult to overcome […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Alpharetta Warning Public About Online Dating Scams, Threats

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans ALPHARETTA, GA — The City of Alpharetta is warning the public to be cautious when using online dating websites after a citizen was recently blackmailed. The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety recently took a report from a citizen who was using a dating app and made […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Camden County residents are being warned about a new scam that targets your cellphone

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans 0 Camden County residents are being warned about a new scam that targets your cellphone CAMDEN COUNTY, Ga. – We’re always on our smartphones so it’s easy to let our guard down, opening the door for scammers.   Now, our cash and identity can be at risk […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Nevada Attorney General warns about cyber scams targeting minors

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans NEVADA (KTNV) — As part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford advises Nevada’s youth and parents to be aware of online scams targeting minors. Just like adults, scammers target young people through popular online platforms, such as apps, games, and popular social […]

Cyber security #expert warns about the #dangers of sending #explicit images #online

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A cyber security expert is warning about the dangers of sending sexually explicit images to strangers online. Many Irish companies increased their IT security in the wake of the ‘Wanna Cry’ randsomware incident earlier this year, which affected systems in hundreds of countries around the world. […]

Why We Need to Worry More Than Ever About Getting Hacked

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The narrative around hacking has changed. Thanks to the proliferation of high-profile hacks in recent years, we’re no longer asking ourselves, “What if?” Now, the question is, “When?” After all, if a powerhouse with unlimited resources like HBO is vulnerable to a hack, surely anyone is […]

‘Password does not cut it’: Parents urged to get smart about cyber security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The number of cyber attacks targeting mum and dads as well as businesses is booming, with Australians falling for online scams, email phishing, identity theft and credit card fraud in growing numbers. And the federal Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security, Dan Tehan, has […]

What SMBs need to know about Russian hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In June, a fast-moving global cyberattack was launched by a sophisticated piece of malicious software, now called Petna, seemed to come straight out of a Hollywood thriller. At one point, this malware was infecting 5,000 computers every ten minutes. The mystery of who sent it, and […]

The 3 Most Common Misconceptions About Cyber Defense — ‘Culture, Complexity, Commitment’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Traditionally, tacticians in war have said, “The best defense is a good offense.” However, that statement couldn’t be farther from the truth when it comes to creating a cyberwar defense strategy. We spoke with Joshua Douglas, Chief Strategy Officer of Cyber Services at Raytheon, to uncover […]

We Need to Talk about Cybersecurity for Older, Unsupported IoT Devices

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With such swift changes in smart-home technology these days, vendors area cranking out new-and-improved IoT devices faster than ever. How are we to secure our connected homes when manufacturers move to the next big thing and discontinue support – including firmware updates for the latest security […]

5 Ways to Think About Cloud Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Applying these five considerations will make for a more successful path to cloud security. Cloud computing promises significant costs savings and more streamlined management of mission-critical information technology, data processing and storage needs. But is it secure? Vibrant Credit Union (VCU), a Midwestern-based full service financial […]

Poorer Nations Are Teaching Their Richer Counterparts About Cybersecurity

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A new United Nations (U.N.) survey on cybersecurity found Singapore is taking a close to perfect approach at the same time that rich countries have a lot of gaps in their security defenses when it comes to defending against cyberattacks. According to a news report in […]

Everything to Know About The Worldwide Ransomware Attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Meet the sequel to WannaCry, the wide-ranging ransomware attack that crippled businesses around the globe last month. On Tuesday, another widespread ransomware attack began halting unprepared businesses in their tracks. The new attack uses the same method of propagation as WannaCry: A leaked hacking tool called […]