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Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (November 08-13)

This was the week the US government gave CMMC, a much-needed and welcome change. The new program, known as CMMC 2.0, has been launched and is aimed at reducing the regulatory burden for companies that supply to the defense industry by reducing the number of levels in CMMC.  

Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (November 01-05)

Welcome to this week’s Weekly News roundup. Here we present the latest news and updates in the world of cybersecurity.   Microsoft Pledges to Decrease Cybersecurity Skills Shortage By 2025 Microsoft warns of rise in password sprays targeting cloud accounts A New Act passed towards securing the DHS software supply chain! CISA orders Federal Agencies… Read More »Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (November 01-05)

Microsoft Pledges to Decrease Cybersecurity Skills Shortage By 2025

The year 2021 has already witnessed a slew of attacks targeting businesses and governments. Foreign governments have interfered with the software supply chain, and cybercriminals have targeted hospitals and schools from the onset of COVID. Microsoft, which is part of the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC), plans to take the responsibility to address the security… Read More »Microsoft Pledges to Decrease Cybersecurity Skills Shortage By 2025

Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (October 25-29)

Welcome to this week’s Weekly News roundup. Here we present the latest news and updates in the world of cybersecurity. From lawmakers pushing for better cybersecurity for the transport sector to fraudsters targeting Android users into premium subscription services without their consent, this week saw several cybersecurity incidents. Here is a rundown: A team of… Read More »Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (October 25-29)

U.S. Lawmakers Push for Better Cybersecurity for Transport Sector

Over the last year, there have been multiple instances where cybercriminals have targeted the U.S.’ transportation infrastructure. These include attacks against ferries, railways, and even oil supply chains. These attacks cause widespread disruption in the lives of ordinary citizens. A committee of lawmakers from the Department of Homeland Security will discuss industry-wide measures to improve… Read More »U.S. Lawmakers Push for Better Cybersecurity for Transport Sector

Cybersecurity Awareness

This Cybersecurity Awareness Month #BeCyberSmart

Cybersecurity Awareness Month, earlier known as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) falls in October every year. Now in its 18th year, the Month aims to spread awareness on cybersecurity and the best practices across various industries and stakeholders. Since its inception by CISA and the NSCS in 2004, the overarching theme of this initiative has… Read More »This Cybersecurity Awareness Month #BeCyberSmart

Howard University

Howard University Targeted by a Ransomware Attack

The prestigious Howard University, known for being a historically Black college and university, has become the newest high-profile U.S organization that has fallen victim to a ransomware attack.   According to a statement released by the University, “On September 3, the Howard University information technology team detected unusual activity on the University’s network. In accordance with… Read More »Howard University Targeted by a Ransomware Attack