Cyber 3-2-1: What have a €60,000 fine, a €100,000 fine, and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) got in common?

Cyber 3-2-1: What have a €60,000 fine, a €100,000 fine, and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) got in common? All is revealed in the 2022 Annual Report that has just been published by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission.

Cyber 321: Cybersecurity lessons from Ukraine, a $150k ransom payment, and more.

Cyber 3-2-1: What are the cybersecurity lessons from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, why did a small business pay a $150k ransom, and why you can’t you trust a phone call anymore?

Cyber 321: Destructive cyber attacks and an offer to ease my conscience.

Cyber 3-2-1: Another issue laiden down with news about recent cyber attacks, including against a UK financial advisory firm with some very interesting high-value clients. In response, the 5 steps you need to take right now to avoid the worst-case scenario of a ransomware attack. Plus an offer to ease my conscience.

Cyber 321: 27th January 2023

Cyber 3-2-1: PayPal and Norton breaches, predictions of imminent cyber catastrophy, and taser-equipped drones. What more could you ask for?

Cyber 321: 13th January 2023

Cyber 3-2-1: This week, there’s one for everyone in the audience, including the board of directors and anyone who relies on an IT MSP to manage their cloud systems. The two numbers this week remind us why invoice fraud is so rampant – Because that’s where the money is! The thing to think about this week? Take two minutes to find out your cybersecurity score.

Cyber 321: 23rd December 2022

Cyber 3-2-1: It’s the last newsletter of 2022 so no homework for you this week. Instead, I’ll focus on some of the other things in the cyber world that may impact us in the future. I mentioned some examples of AI earlier in the week (here and here). So, for Cyber 3-2-1, I’ll talk about crypto. Believe it or not, there is evidence that cryptocurrency may not be just a Ponzi scheme, and that it has some real-world uses. But let’s not ignore the scams either.

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Cyber 321: 16th December 2022

Cyber 3-2-1: An outsourced HR provider reports a breach 60 days after it was identified, the European Commission agrees a new directive to oblige service providers to do better, and what the data protection regulators can tell us about security.

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