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Employees Pose Bigger Threat to Cybersecurity Than Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

As the world becomes increasingly dependent on technology, the potential for data theft or system shutdown from a breach in cybersecurity looms large. IT professionals and law enforcement teams are scrambling to keep up with cyber criminals who are utilizing the latest sophisticated methodologies. Over the past year, 32% of…

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14 million US businesses are at risk of a hacker threat

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Large corporations spend hundreds of thousands, often millions, of dollars oncybersecurity, but when it comes to small businesses, many owners aren’t spending enough. Only 2 percent of the small-business owners surveyed in the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey said they view the threat of a cyberattack as the most critical issue…

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Police warn of hacking threat via our online fridges and kettles as fears are raised over the ‘internet of things’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Household appliances which connect to the internet will increasingly be hacked by criminals seeking to steal your identity, rob your home or bank accounts, a police chief has warned. Durham chief constable Mike Barton warned about the danger of the ‘internet of things’ as more ordinary household items such as…

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Steps to protect home computer, laptop from new ransomware threat

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A new, inconvenient and potentially costly ransomware threat is a good reminder of the security steps consumers can take to protect home computers and laptops. The Petya ransomware is affecting companies and government systems worldwide. As computer security experts work to ascertain the particulars of Petya, simple measures can help…

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Cyber Security Threat Intelligence Analyst

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Job Description The Ford Cyber Defense Center (CDC) is an integral part of the IT Security & Controls Department. The position opportunity is for a Threat Intelligence Analyst. The Threat Intelligence Analyst enables the Threat Intelligence program for the CDC, providing context-aware Threat Intelligence to the team to aid in…

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Cybersecurity Firms Warn of New Malware Threat to Electric Grids

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cybersecurity Firms Warn of New Malware Threat to Electric Grids

Two cyber security companies said they have uncovered a sophisticated piece of malicious software capable of causing power outages by ordering industrial computers to shut down electricity transmission. Analysis of the malware, known as Crash Override or Industroyer, indicates it was likely used in a December 2016 cyber attack that…

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Trump Is Ignoring America’s Looming Cybersecurity Threat

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Trump Is Ignoring America’s Looming Cybersecurity Threat

The “ransomware” attack that crippled computer systems around the globe last week shows once again just how vulnerable the world’s computer systems are to criminals and hackers. The so-called “WannaCry” virus — which threatened to delete a victim’s files absent a $300 ransom — exploited a weakness in the Windows operating system that a simple software update could have blocked. …

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Cyber Threat Intelligence External Liaison Manager

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cyber Threat Intelligence External Liaison Manager

Job Description: The Cyber Threat Intelligence External Liaison Manager (ELM) reports directly to the Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Director and leads efforts to establish the global strategy and execution of partnerships with peer financial institutions, law enforcement, intelligence community, academia and researchers to facilitate information sharing.  The ELM establishes CTI’s global external liaison management strategy, will manage External Liaison staff …

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The biggest cybersecurity threat facing federal agencies is legacy IT

The biggest cybersecurity threat facing federal agencies is legacy ITSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Improving our cyber posture is among the top priorities for the Trump administration. However, there are still many questions raised as to how they hope to achieve this goal. As we have seen over the past several years, high-profile hacks are practically the norm. Starting with […]

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Hacking Threat Increasingly Targeting Smaller Financial Firms

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hacking Threat Increasingly Targeting Smaller Financial Firms

Big cyber heists make big headlines, but increasingly hackers are going after smaller financial firms, those with less than $1 billion in annual revenue, according to a recent report. Although …

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