Cyber 3-2-1: A password manager breach, ransomware triple extortion, cybersecurity for startups, and why the gamer in your life may be a risk in your life. This week’s action: Love your children. But don’t trust them.
Cyber 3-2-1: MFA applies to your Tesla too, cyber insurance is covering less and costing more, and 24% of ransomware payments do not enable the victim to recover their data. This week’s action: It’s time to test that your backup is more useful than a chocolate teapot.
We know all backups matter. But some matter more than others. In this article, I explain the difference between a full, differential and incremental backup, and why the difference matters.
Cyber 3-2-1: Have you recovered from World Backup Day? Are you running an infected website? And do you know how many people are on a rugby team? This week’s action: Check your shopfront.
Cyber 3-2-1: The White House advises us all to act now to protect against cyberattacks. A HubSpot breach may have exposed the customer information of crypto firms. And why you should be using a password manager. This week’s action: When your staff are suspicious, make sure they can get a second opinion.
Cyber 3-2-1: Organisations worry about cyber attacks arising from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as the Conti Gang that attacked the HSE last year announces their support of the Russian attack, and then learns that it was not its smartest move. This week’s action: 3-2-1 Backup or 3-2-1 Over.
Cyber 3-2-1: Ireland’s NCSC issues an advisory, as warnings continue about the elevated threat of cyber attacks due to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Also this week, how blind faith in an IT system led to one of the largest miscarriages of justice in the UK, and why the phrase ‘Too big to fail’ may soon be joined by the phrase ‘Too big to understand’. This week’s action: Bí Ullamh: Consider the NCSC advisory’s recommendations.
Cyber 3-2-1: Length matters (for passwords). If you pay a ransomware demand, expect more ransomware. And why there will be no end to your clients asking you about your cybersecurity defences. This week’s action: Do the maths on your backups.