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Growing Privacy Concerns in the Age of AI

AI Making Headlines Artificial intelligence, or AI, has been a major focus in the news lately, primarily due to the success of ChatGPT, an AI Chatbot that uses natural language processing and artificial intelligence to interact with humans in real time. With all the buzz around this technology, there is a mounting concern about data… Read More »Growing Privacy Concerns in the Age of AI

Yum! Brands Suffers Ransomware Attack

What Happened Yum! Brands, the company behind KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut, recently announced that it suffered a ransomware attack in the UK. The attack disrupted operations at almost 300 of its businesses and forced the company to take its systems offline while it worked to restore them. In recent years, cybercriminals have become… Read More »Yum! Brands Suffers Ransomware Attack

US Bans TikTok on all Government-Issued Devices

President Biden officially signed the bill to ban TikTok across all government devices. However, this ban will not impact general users; it only affects those using the app via government-issued devices. With more than 100 million monthly active users in the U.S. alone, TikTok is at the forefront of internet culture. Lawmakers have long taken… Read More »US Bans TikTok on all Government-Issued Devices

Microsoft To End Windows 7 and 8.1 Support Next Week

Originally announced in 2020, Microsoft will cut off Windows 7 and 8.1 from security updates and technical support on January 10th, marking the launch of Microsoft Edge 109 — the last version to support Windows 7 and 8.1. Google has also announced that Chrome will end support for Windows 7 and 8.1 on February 7th.… Read More »Microsoft To End Windows 7 and 8.1 Support Next Week

2022 Cybersecurity: A Year in Review

2022 was a tumultuous year for cybersecurity. This year proved yet again, that no industry is safe from cybercriminals. While the education and healthcare sectors were hit the hardest, every major industry experienced its fair share of breaches and attacks. As organizations scrambled to protect their systems from cyberattacks, new trends emerged that made it… Read More »2022 Cybersecurity: A Year in Review

President Biden Signs Quantum Computing Cybersecurity Act into Law

On Wednesday, President Biden signed legislation that encourages federal government agencies to adopt quantum computing technology, a move seen as critical to protect against foreign cyberattacks. The Quantum Computing Cybersecurity Preparedness Act, co-sponsored by Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), is a response to the growing threat of quantum computing used by countries… Read More »President Biden Signs Quantum Computing Cybersecurity Act into Law

What Cybersecurity Trends Will Shape 2023?

As technology advances and cybercrime increases, companies need to remain vigilant about their cybersecurity strategies. With the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT), it is important to stay ahead of emerging cybersecurity trends to protect your business from cyber threats. Here are the top cybersecurity trends you should be aware… Read More »What Cybersecurity Trends Will Shape 2023?

Ransomware Attack Causes Hospital Shutdown

CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest health systems in the country was recently hit with a devastating ransomware attack. The Chicago-based health system operates 142 hospitals and over 2,200 sites of care within 21 states. The attack has caused system interruptions and ongoing IT outages across several states including Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Iowa.… Read More »Ransomware Attack Causes Hospital Shutdown