Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

Cyber Warning: Time To Get Serious About Energy Infrastructure

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The Department of Homeland Security has officially declared there are 18 critical infrastructure sectors in the United States. According to Jeh Charles Johnson, in this […]

The Luxury Side Of the Hack, And Other Cybersecurity Stories That Made History In 2021

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Online publication Motherboard selects nine of the year’s best stories on hacking, information security, privacy, and surveillance “that we wish we had reported and written […]

Log4j Flaw Widespread, Cyber-Attackers Probing Systems

New Technique to Fool Ransomware Protection

Microsoft has warned its Windows and Aztec customers that it has observed state-sponsored and cyber-criminal attackers probing systems for the Log4j “Log4Shell” flaw through December […]

Data Breach Trends For 2022

Experian forecasts five top data breach trends in 2022, two of which aim squarely at corporations. Remote workers will be targeted by data thieves who […]

A Cybersecurity Wish List

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On the whole you’d have to say cyber crime pays. It cost the U.S. public more than $4 billion in 2020, according to FBI statistics, […]

A Key Word For Risk Managers In 2022

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Calling 2021 “an extremely weird and trying year” and predicting more of the same for 2022, a writer from insurer Zurich North America says the […]

Transnational Companies Must Sell Into Nest Of Cybersecurity Regs

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Almost all products now contain digital components, and many can connect to the internet. These products – ranging from talking dolls to medical devices, to […]

Cuban Ransomware Gang Active In U.S.

According to the FBI, a Cuban ransomware gang has compromised the networks of at least 49 organizations “including but not limited to the financial, government, […]

How A Civil War Law To Snare Mule Scammers Enhances Cyber Risk For Govt Contractors

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The False Claims Act, passed in 1863 to nab unscrupulous merchants selling sawdust-laden gunpowder and lame mules to the Union army, is now being applied […]

Popular Bitcoin ATMs Are Enabling Fraud

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In convenience stores, Walmarts and drugstores nationwide, there are now thousands of ATMs that will take cash and convert it to credit in a crypto […]

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