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10 Approaches You Can Take To Shield Yourself Against Ransomware Attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The WannaCry attack earlier this year is one of the more notable ransomware attacks in recent memory. The attack, which hit everything from home users to the United Kingdom’s National Health Service, locked key data inside an encryption and then demanded bitcoins in exchange for the key to the data….

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Safeguarding SMB Customer against Sophisticated Cyberattacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cybercrime or cyberattacks has become a major concern for the economies across borders, ranging from states, corporates giants, small and medium industries, and even individuals at home. The driving force behind frequent and sophisticated cyberattacks at all levels of organizations, pertains to the idea–what cyber criminals gain? The primary focus…

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Cybercrime proliferates against banks, other businesses

Keep employees off the Internet and have workers avoid clicking on any attachment or link in an email. Those are the only sure ways to avoid cyberattacks, according to three experts who spoke today at the North Bay Business Journal’s conference on cybersecurity in Rohnert Park. Maybe it sounds severe… View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

Hydro Ottawa integrates cybersecurity into practices to guard against emerging threats

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Preventing outages and restoring power usually invokes images of work crews clearing fallen trees and connecting wires atop utility poles. But behind the scenes, Hydro Ottawa has a highly skilled cybersecurity team protecting the city’s electricity grid. “It used to be that physical security was the […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

W.H. cybersecurity coordinator warns against using Kaspersky Lab software

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Rob Joyce, the Trump administration’s cybersecurity coordinator, said Tuesday the U.S. is lacking 300,000 cybersecurity experts needed to defend the country. He also had a warning for the public about using software from Kaspersky Lab. U.S. officials believe the company has ties to the Kremlin — and the federal government…

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Hacked! ISU intensifies fight against cyber theft

Hacked! ISU intensifies fight against cyber theftSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Months before graduation, Ben Bradley ’17 already had a cybersecurity job lined up as an analyst searching for threats to his employer’s computer network. But he couldn’t disclose the name of the company. Months before graduation, Ben Bradley ’17 already had a cybersecurity job lined up […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

UK GOVERNMENT ISSUES GUIDELINES FOR CAR MAKERS TO PROTECT AGAINST HACKERS

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The UK Government Has Issued Guidelines To Car Makers To Ensure Internet Connected Cars Are Protected From Hacking Vulnerabilities… THE UK GOVERNMENT has issued guidelines requiring makers of internet-connected cars to ensure are better shielded against cyber vulnerabilities. According to the British Government, it is concerned that ‘smart’ vehicles which…

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SMEs warned against cyber security risks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

SMALL and medium-sized companies need strong cyber security measures as they are vulnerable to cyber attacks, which could hinder their business growth, PLDT Group’s digital enterprise enabler ePLDT said. Citing data from the latest report of the UK Government Security Breach Survey, ePLDT said that 98 percent of businesses in…

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Microsoft unveils a key weapon in the fight against hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hackers will now find it even harder to steal customer information from companies after Microsoft rolled out new security features in its UK data centres. The technology firm announced that Azure SQL Threat Detection will send users an alert when their website is being attacked and suggest how to deal…

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US cyber expert warns world is losing war against hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Governments and businesses globally need to rethink the ways they deal with cyberattacks because what they are doing today is “manifestly not working,” Michael Daniel, a former cybersecurity adviser to US President Barak Obama told The Times of Israel on the sidelines of a cyber conference in Tel Aviv this…

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