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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Do You Know How To Protect Yourself Against Phishing Emails? – University Times

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Close Illustration by Lauren Dahncke Illustration by Lauren Dahncke Illustration by Lauren Dahncke National Cybersecurity Awareness month recently came to an end, but phishing emails never seem to.  According to Cal State LA’s Information Technology Security, phishing emails are sent to the recipient with the purpose […]

It’s #apparently #insanely easy to #hack #Apple #MacOS High #Sierra, and here’s how you can #protect yourself

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Most of us sleep better at night knowing that the data on our computers is safe from prying eyes. That’s why we have our trusty usernames and passwords. Well, turns out…not so much. Some tech-minded people found a super easy way to hack Apple MacOS High Sierra, […]

Three #Steps To #Protect Your #Network From #Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans According to a recent Technology, Media and Telecom Risk Index, c-level executives voted cyberattacks/hijacks as the fourth most pressing risk to their business. A perfect storm of legacy systems, complex hybrid networks, and the influx of data traffic is exposing vulnerabilities for hackers to not only […]

6 Ways To #Protect Your #Smartphone #E-Tickets From #Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security experts say there’s no need to go back to paper: A few easy steps can keep your e-tickets and smartphone safe. From air travel to concerts and sporting events, we’re using mobile ticketing more than ever. The nation’s largest commuter rail systems—the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s (MTA) […]

A Student’s #Guide on How to Help #Protect Against #Identity Theft

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Your college career is supposed to be about finding yourself and forging your identity—not having it stolen. But, in the United States, over 15 million consumers experienced identity fraud in 2016. There’s a new victim of identity fraud every two seconds, according to the 2017 Fraud […]

New Cybersecurity Regulations Adopted to Protect Financial Systems & Information

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In 2016 almost 1.1 billion identities were stolen globally. This number is up dramatically from a reported 563.8 million identities stolen in 2015. In addition, the same Symantec Internet Security Threat Report placed the United State at the top of the list for both the number […]

Why hackers love your Wi-Fi (and how to protect it)

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Wi-Fi hacking is all fun and games until somebody hacks the Wi-Fi on a roller coaster. That’s a lesson one professional security researcher found out the hard way. Several years ago at Disneyland, the roller coaster car he was riding was click-click-clacking its way along its […]

County Officials Didn’t Protect Computer Systems from Obvious Hacking Risks, Auditors Say

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Orange County officials failed to implement essential safeguards to protect county computer systems, which left the county unnecessarily vulnerable to hacking and other malicious activity until the problems were uncovered in recent months by a comprehensive audit. “We found that physical and [software access] security to […]

Protect Four Key Areas To Create A Balanced Cybersecurity Portfolio

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans For this article, I had the chance to speak with Jay Chaudhry, the CEO and Founder of Zscaler. Zscaler bills itself as a cloud cybersecurity solution, or “Security as a Service.” Zscaler has a unique approach to cybersecurity, one that fits into my balanced cybersecurity framework, […]

Public bodies are vulnerable to hacking – government needs to step up to protect them

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Barely a month passes in 2017 without some kind of IT failure hitting the headlines, but the hacks, leaks and breaches that make the news may represent just the tip of the iceberg. An investigation by the i newspaper has revealed that public bodies such as […]

Tokyo plans cybersecurity hub to protect infrastructure during 2020 Olympics

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The government said Thursday it will create a new body to oversee the protection of crucial infrastructure from cyberattacks during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020. The cybersecurity response center will compile and share information with government agencies and companies that operate crucial infrastructure such […]