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
If you have been a frequent user of the internet at least for the past decade (assuming you do not live under a rock) and have multiple accounts in several different websites/applications, then it is highly likely that at least one of your accounts may have been compromised in the millions of data breaches that… Read More »What makes Credential Stuffing attacks so dangerous?
Students readily offer their personal information to schools and colleges, hoping to receive a quality education. Many of these institutions have a thorough selection process that often requires students to share everything from social security numbers to favorite hobbies. Hence, colleges, like hospitals, have loads of information on each student. The problem is that this… Read More »Future Under Threat: State of Cybersecurity in Educational Institutions
Just about a year ago, New Zealand’s stock exchange was brought to its knees by a textbook Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Now, ANZ bank and several institutions in New Zealand have experienced another DDoS attack. At present, there seems to be nothing serious about the attack, and all websites are back online. In… Read More »DDoS attacks on NZ Institutions, is it A Blast from the Past?
It was also found that the malware mines for Monero cryptocurrency. Now, the attackers are using new smokescreen methods to avoid detection.
Several countries and governments are yet to understand that cyberattacks on the food and agriculture sectors will have some of the most significant real-world consequences.
The Biden Administration has made it clear that it is going to make cybersecurity a national priority. The President started with allotting a $10 billion budget to improve cyber defenses right on the first day of office. He had also announced a few key appointments for national cybersecurity agencies. His recent notice to Putin that “Critical infrastructure… Read More »Cybersecurity in Biden administration: Bi-monthly roundup
The impact of cyberattacks on private companies, especially ransomware attacks, is no longer limited to the operations of a business. The consequences are now causing visible effects on the public and government as well. The federal government is attempting to unify all entities related to cybersecurity in combatting unchecked cyberattacks with the announcement of the… Read More »JCDC – A welcome move towards combating cybersecurity by the US Government
News has spread that Kaseya, which suffered a ransomware attack, received a Universal decryption key from a trusted third party. There is confirmation from relevant authorities that there was no payment for the ransom. But does that mean that all is well? Why isn’t the cybersecurity industry celebrating the victory over this massive ransomware attack?… Read More »Kaseya Hack Solved? – Our Experts Find Kaseya Data on the Dark Web
The advent of the cloud brought a revolution across the business world and fostered transformations here to stay for a long time. However, as with every other 21st-century technology, the cloud is also subject to security concerns – some of the most common ones include potential loss or theft of intellectual property, reduced visibility of… Read More »Cloud Security Challenges: How Cyber Security Companies Overcome the Most Common?