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Tag Archives: #InfoSec

#infosec | Fidelis Cybersecurity Acquired by Skyview Capital

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An American company dedicated to thwarting cyber-attacks has been snapped up by a global private equity firm.  Skyview Capital, LLC announced its acquisition of Fidelis Cybersecurity, Inc yesterday. Fidelis is located in the Maryland town of Bethesda, which a 2015 NerdWallet survey found to be the most educated place […]

#cybersecurity | #infosec | Major data center provider hit by ransomware attack, claims report

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans CyrusOne, a major provider of enterprise data center services, is reported to have suffered a ransomware attack. The Dallas-headquartered company, which operates more than 30 data centers across the United States, China, London, and Singapore, is reported by ZDnet to have had some of its systems […]

#infosec | US Hospitals Fined $2.175M for “Refusal to Properly Report” Data Breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An American health services provider has agreed to pay a fine of $2.175m after refusing to properly notify Health and Human Services of a data breach. In April of 2017, a complaint regarding Sentara Hospitals was received by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The complainant said […]

#infosec | Hacked Disney+ Accounts on Sale for $1

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Disney’s new video-on-demand streaming service has been compromised within a week of its being launched, with hacked Disney+ accounts offered for sale online for just $1.  According to The Daily Dot, the hugely popular Disney+ service, which amassed over 10 million subscribers on its first day alone, was […]

#infosec | UK Government Brexit App Riddled with Flaws

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Home Office app intended for EU citizens to apply for UK residency lacks basic security, potentially exposing the passport and biometric information of over one million users, according to experts. Norwegian security firm Promon tested the EU Exit: ID Document Check application against common attack […]

#infosec | Boom in Lookalike Retail Domains

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans New research into domains registered with a trusted TLS certificate has found lookalike domains outnumber legitimate retails sites by more than 2:1. In a study conducted by researchers at Venafi, suspicious domains targeting 20 major retailers in the US, UK, France, Germany, and Australia were analyzed. Researchers found over […]

#infosec | Report Reveals Businesses Aren’t Ready for 5G

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A new report looking at 5G cybersecurity readiness has found that many businesses are inadequately prepared for the latest big data acceleration.  The AT&T Cybersecurity Insights Report: Security at the Speed of 5G, published today, found that enterprises are lagging behind on expanding their virtualization and software-defined networking […]

#infosec | Amazon Doorbell Camera Lets Hackers Access Household Network

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A vulnerability detected in Amazon doorbell cameras made it possible for hackers to gain access to the owner’s household computer network. The weakness in the Ring Video Doorbell Pro IoT device was discovered by researchers at Bitdefender in June of this year. Researchers found that the credentials of […]

#cybersecurity | #infosec | Smashing Security #153: Cybercrime doesn’t pay (but Uber does)

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The cybercrime lovebirds who hijacked Washington DC’s CCTV cameras in the run-up to Donald Trump’s inauguration, the truffle-snuffling bankers at the centre of an insider-trading scandal, and the hackers that Uber paid hush money to hide a security breach. All this and much more is discussed […]

#cybersecurity | #infosec | How Facebook helps an abusive ex-partner find out your new identity, even after they’ve been blocked

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Imagine the scenario. You’re a woman in an abusive relationship with a man. Things have turned violent. You leave the man, block his account on Facebook, and maybe even change your name legally as you want to start afresh. You update your Facebook profile to reflect […]

National #cybersecurity #strategy can help #Ireland cement its place as an #infosec #hub within #Europe

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Something interesting has happened in the past year: the term ‘cybersecurity’ has finally entered the mainstream. Due to a period of global instability and numerous cyberattacks by actors eager to take advantage of the uncertainty wrought by Brexit and Trump, the issue of cybersecurity has never […]

Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Job Description TITLE: Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Qualified candidates must have a current and active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance to be considered for this position. LOCATION: Washington Metropolitan Area LIFE AT QVINE: QVine employs only the best technology professionals, creating an exciting and innovative […]