# Cyber security
Technical Remote Working Problems and How to Fix Them
Businesswoman working on laptop computer(shutterstock/MT-R) Following the COVID-19 outbreak, many people want to work remotely and enjoy the flexibility that comes with it. However, there has been no one-size-fits-all experience for all remote workers. Some have transitioned quickly and smoothly, while others still experience challenges.
Cybersecurity Shields Up - Protection Through Preparation
The warnings about cybersecurity issued this spring were pretty clear. We’re not in a “boy who cried wolf” situation. It’s more like the wolf is right outside the door sniffing around for a way inside. Companies have to get themselves ready for cyberattacks now.
One In Three Business Have Poor Data Practices
A cybersecurity company warns customers and businesses to be careful with data. Tonic.ai commissioned OnePoll for cybersecurity research. OnePoll surveyed 1,000 American software developers and business professionals. (source)
Wärtsilä & Utah Attack: Mismanaged Solar Energy Systems Can Pose Threat to Security, but Researchers are Two Steps Ahead
Wärtsilä negotiated terms with Clearway Energy Group to provide energy storage systems to maximize solar facilities' effectiveness. Despite gaining energy storage systems, could the unknown impact of a solar cyberattack overshadow the usefulness? [i]
‘Employ Florida’ Website Is Live Again After Major Cyber Attack Took It Down for 2 Weeks, Delaying Unemployment Claims
The kind of attack that Gov. DeSantis is trying to prevent?. On July 12 the 'Employ Florida' website - which is used by jobless Floridians to find work, and which helps track those who are eligible for unemployment benefits - came back online. It had been taken down for nearly two weeks after the company that hosts it, and numerous other similar sites for state governments across the U.S. was victim of a cyber attack.
Gov. DeSantis Signs New Cybersecurity Laws For Florida - It's Illegal To Carry Out Ransom Attacks And To Pay Ransoms
Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at USFScreenshot from YouTube. With the passing of July 1, almost 150 new laws took effect in Florida that had been signed by Governor Ron DeSantis. Included amongst those are new laws in relation to cyber crime, which were described in the cybersecurity bill - HB7055.
Why Cybersecurity Is Vital: A Strategic Perspective
Businesses big and small benefit greatly from modern technology. However, modern technology comes with its own unique set of challenges. In particular, defending your digital infrastructure from malware and hackers is a challenge. Every day, people seem to cook up new ways to steal data or sabotage businesses.
TikTok and Adult Cyber Bullying
Stalking(Luis Villasmil/Unsplashed) The type of videos that often go viral on TikTok range from little children cursing, funny or unusual pets, pretty girls performing dance trends, and posting something controversial. These videos bring thousands of followers and often millions of views. But what happens when posting a controversial video goes too far and turns into cyber harassment?
T-Mobile had its rideshare advertising network breached during a security incident that was identified last week
T-Mobile's rideshare advertising network, Octopus Interactive (Play Octopus) sent an e-mail out to drivers on Thursday afternoon after stating that drivers may have noticed that the driver dashboard was unavailable due to maintenance.
Considering Quantum Computing May Decrypt All Encryptions in the Near Future, This company May Make a Difference
Encryption is a critical component of today’s technical infrastructure for privacy protection, allowing data to remain private even as it travels across the Internet. However, researchers are racing against the clock to develop new encryption systems because quantum computers can break existing ones.
Ransomware hack in Costa Rica causes national emergency.
Cyber-data breaches have been the result for heightened security among individuals, businesses, and governments. This week, Costa Rica declared a state of emergency, as the ongoing result of a ransomware attack.
Trillions of dollars worth of formulas and intellectual property taken by Chinese hackers in recent worldwide hack
CBS News reports that Chinese state actor, API 41, stole trillions of dollars worth of intellectual properties (IP) from companies around the globe. Speculation rises as to the cost of China's espionage campaign on US energy, technology, and pharmaceutical companies.Forbes.
Google Urges People to Update Chrome Browsers
Do you have a Chrome browser? In recent weeks, did your browser suggest a software update?. Google is encouraging the public to update their Chrome browser. According to the company, it will deploy a new wave of software fixes to patch security flaws. (source)
Twitter looking to fill Program Manager position
(Leon Neal / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) Social media giant Twitter is looking to fill a security position on its risk management team. The role, Senior Security Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Program Manager, involves building risk management and assessment systems, identifying active risks and supporting or leading risk mitigation, among other responsibilities.
Cyber Security Tips to Stay Safe and Protected
It’s no secret that any company can be bogged down in cybercrimes. Due to the rise in cybercrimes, cyber security is one of the top concerns for today’s business owners. Today, a majority of businesses continue facing phishing scams, malware, and more. Certainly, there are some ways that can help you mitigate the risk of cyberattacks. However, cyberattacks can be disastrous to unprotected companies.
Anti-Fraud: What to Do When Scammers Attack Your Online Store
The internet has improved our lifestyle. Besides its significant benefits to our modern lives, there is a risk to using it as it's a dark place where virtual thieves may steal your password, identity, and even your money.
Aurora rushes to create e-mail policy
(Aurora, Colo.) The Aurora City Council Monday adopted a resolution requiring council appointees to follow the city's e-mail guidelines. Scott Newman, director of information technology, asked the council to fast-track the item. That means the council won't discuss it during a committee meeting, and it becomes law immediately.
Instagram Account Recovery Scammers Prey on the Vulnerable
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Targeting the vulnerable is an effective strategy for scammers. For many bad actors, the ideal victim is someone that is already in a stressful situation, and they prey upon their desperation with an overwhelmingly high success rate.
The youngest billionaire in Utah
I write a lot about business, entrepreneurs, and wealth. And when I research these articles, they usually focus on people well into their sixties, seventies, and beyond. People that worked for decades to build their fortune.
The US Cyber Security and Information Agency CISA Warns of 15 Security Vulnerabilities That Are Actively Exploited
The US security authority CISA warns companies and authorities of 15 older security gaps that are actively being exploited for attacks. The US Cyber Security and Information Security Agency (CISA) warn of 15 legacy vulnerabilities that are currently being actively exploited. These were included in the agency's catalog, which is intended to sensitize companies and agencies to patching vulnerabilities that are already being actively used in attacks on IT systems. As recently as February, CISA significantly expanded its list and, among other things, warned of an actively exploited SMB vulnerability.