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How to avoid shattering private-sector accountability for cybersecurity

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A cyber-attack of great consequence on the U.S. power grid would shatter the ideal cybersecurity framework of private-sector accountability for maintaining security of this critical infrastructure. Much like the 2003 Northeast Blackout, an elevated and forceful public outcry could shape the outcome of a more stringent […]

Google will push users to abandon SMS two-step verification to avoid security risks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Google Inc. is pushing users to switch from messaging-based two-step login verification to a phone-based service instead as a way to bypass the security risks of Simple Messaging Service authentication services. Beginning this week, Google will invite users of its existing so-called SMS 2-SV service to […]

U.S. banks use powerful cybersecurity to avoid WannaCry attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans WannaCry ransomware has locked up IT systems at hospitals, government agencies and manufacturers around the globe, but U.S. banks have gone largely untouched, thanks to their embrace of powerful cybersecurity measures. U.S. banks managed to remain unscathed because they rapidly apply new software security patches and […]

Rip Off Britain – presenters urge viewers to AVOID identity theft using THIS simple step

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans RIP OFF BRITAIN is back for a ninth series featuring the pitfalls and problems that consumers find themselves falling foul of. And Presenters Gloria Hunniford and Angela Rippon spoke to Express.co.uk ahead of the first episode about their own bank scam experiences and how to avoid […]

Best ways to avoid identity fraud

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Drivers lined up at the Regional Market on Thursday morning to get rid off all their personal documents. The AARP offered the free shredding event. Shredding personal documents is one of the simplest ways to protect yourself from identity theft. The AARP says every two seconds, […]

New App lets you avoid crime hotspots in London

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans High-crime London neighbourhoods will be flagged up by a controversial new social app that offers people the choice of a “safe” or “risky” route to their destination. RedZone aims to become a “virtual neighbourhood watch” with GPS navigation similar to the A-to-B directions of Google Maps, […]

Want to avoid government malware? Ask a former NSA hacker

Many of the brightest minds from the National Security Agency and GCHQ staff tire themselves out from long years of service, moving out into the comfort of the private sector. Unsurprisingly, the security industry welcomes them with open arms. After […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net or http://AmIHackerProof.com View full post […]

IBM Commercializes Watson Technology to Avoid Final Jeopardy

  International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) had some exciting news to share Thursday when it announced that it is making its Watson technology available as a cloud-based development platform for all application developers, allowing them to access a resources that can help stimulate news apps “infused with Watson’s cognitive computing intelligence.” The Armonk, New York-based company shared its news in a statement […]

10 Tips to Avoid Cyber Crime

  About 21% of companies use cloud providers to store and retrieve data. Of those, only 54% have an incident response plan for cyber breaches, including the theft of confidential customer information, according to Chubb’s 2013 Private Company Risk Survey. “This is surprising in light of the fact that a large number of these firms have been sued […]