Cyber 3-2-1: Getting a good night’s sleep is now a little harder. The ransom payment is the least of your worries. And what is appropriate security anyway? This week’s action: Check that Windows is being kept up to date.
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 3-2-1: Insurer says solicitors are driving up the cost of cyber insurance, and the SEC says it wants to know what cyber expertise is in the boardroom. This week’s action: Check your children aren’t roaming the mean streets of the online world.
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 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 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
Cyber 3-2-1: NatWest’s scrutiny failed to see anything wrong with black bags of cash, Microsoft systems are the prime target of phishing attacks, and more on my journey down the crypto rabbit hole. This week’s action: Have a Happy Christmas!
Cyber 3-2-1: A Cyber Security Baseline Standard has just been published in Ireland, Bank of Ireland has been fined €24m for risks that never materialised, and. Ireland’s DPC tells us that If we have a complaint about a neighbour’s use of CCTV, we need to take it up with the courts. This week’s action: Review your Incident Response Plan.
Cyber 3-2-1: Why cyber insurance is getting more expensive and onerous, why 90% of attacks may be thwarted by one security measure (and you know which one I’m talking about), and why I have a question for you about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. This week’s action: Just ask.
Cyber 3-2-1: Why it’s probably no big deal that Accenture got hit by ransomware, why technology should make you paranoid, why you should never annoy a nerd, and why losing your wallet takes on a different meaning when it comes to cryptcurrency. This week’s action: Protect your crown jewels.