The director of national intelligence discussed growing cyber threats at a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing in February. Consumers who made basic security mistakes made it easier for cybercriminals to access personal information online.
Since the 2014 hacking at Sony Pictures, more recent events have shed light on Hollywood’s cyber security exposures. The latest involved the hacking of HBO’s social media accounts and the leak of unreleased episodes of “Game of Thrones.” Hackers have also stolen episodes of the network’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Insecure” and “Ballers.” Hollywood faces unique [...]
Your company might not be a target of world-wide hacker organizations, but don’t think that means your computer systems are safe and secure from threats. Malware is prevalent and can affect any size company, big or small; a new, unique malware threat emerges almost every half second on average. Arming your company to fight malware [...]
Global spread of WannaCry ransomware across 150 counties appears to have effects in the United States. Although not yet to be determined, these are causing disruptive business interruptions.
Considering the recent vote to allow web-browsing data to be sold without users’ explicit consent, virtual private networks (VPNs) may be the key to private browsing.
On Sept. 22, 2016, Yahoo Inc. confirmed that 500 million email accounts had been compromised in a 2014 hack. This is currently one of the largest cyber security breaches ever recorded. Personal information including names, email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, passwords, and encrypted security questions and answers were stolen in the breach. Initial [...]
On June 21st, Ralph Vanner, our CEO and cyber specialist spoke about Data Breaches and cyber liability at The Buffalo Club. Here are his biggest take away's from the event: No company, big or small, is immune to a data breach. Many small employers falsely believe they can elude the attention of a hacker, but [...]