Cyber 321: 23rd December 2022

By |2022-12-23T09:32:15+00:00December 23rd, 2022|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , |

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.

Cyber 321: 6th May 2022

By |2022-05-06T07:37:03+01:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: Is the end of passwords in sight? Why is a bank warning us about taxis? Why worry about smart glasses? And why do bad guys love crypto wallets and Android devices? This week’s action: It’s time to do a health check on your Android devices.

Cyber 321: 22nd April 2022

By |2022-04-20T13:50:54+01:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: DeFi enabled the perfect crime, CISA discovered cyber sabotage tools aimed at US energy sector, and a reminder that we need to keep all software up to date, not just Windows. This week’s action: Tell your staff about the brands the bad guys love.

Cyber 321: 11th February 2022

By |2022-02-14T08:37:49+00:00February 11th, 2022|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: The Central Bank reminds us that cybersecurity has not gone away. The US Justice Department proves that bitcoin does not necessarily mean anonymous. And a Microsoft study makes me bang my head against a wall. This week’s action: Baseline like it’s 2016.

Cyber 321: 28th January 2022

By |2022-01-28T08:41:28+00:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: ComReg has a plan to tackle volume of scam calls to Irish mobile users. Google’s trackers are being investigated in the US, while the Austrian Courts have ruled that Google Analytics contravenes GDPR. And the US Federal Reserve starts a discussion about digital currencies. This week’s action: Don’t answer that call

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