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The silent threat of cyber security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

It’s a company’s worst fear to have its information technology (IT) system hacked, sensitive documents leaked, websites altered or data wiped. The government’s recent proposed Cyber Security Bill for public consultation is a strong step in the right direction and is further evidence that discussions on cybercrime are more vital than ever,…

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Threat Hunting: Do Hackers Know Where You Are?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The internet is full of personal and business-sensitive information if you know where to look. In a previous post, we detailed our method of collecting Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) by “scraping” the content posted to public websites where stolen information is regularly released by hackers. That post focused on email…

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HBO Hack: New Threat Promises Emails to Be Released Sunday

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The anonymous emailer also claims it’s “about money.” An email purported to be from the hacker or hackers behind the HBO breach is making a fresh wave of threats against the network. While the sender of the email, received by The Hollywood Reporter, appeared to use a pseudonym, the sender…

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IT Security Cyber Threat Investigator – Advisor

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Position Summary: The IT Security Cyber Threat Investigator will be part of a team primarily responsible for the review and investigation of IT/Cyber-security related issues and attempted intrusions as assigned by the Director of Cyber Investigations. As the IT Security Advisor, you will often act as the liaison between Cyber-security…

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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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