Cyber 321: 18th March 2022

By |2022-03-18T08:45:21+00:00March 18th, 2022|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: BNP Paribas blocks Russian staff from its global computer network, your website contact form could be the first step in a cyber attack, and the HSE is about to contact people who data was stolen in last year’s cyber attack. This week’s action: Remind staff that the first email is not the only one to look out for.

Cyber 321: 17th December 2021

By |2021-12-17T10:59:27+00:00December 17th, 2021|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: A report explains why the HSE attack was not sophisticated. The UK’s NCSC explains why the most severe computer vulnerability in years may have identified this week. And I ask why so little of your security budget is invested in improving your defences against more than 90% of attacks. This week’s action: Security is not just about technology. It’s about humans. Invest in your human defences.

Cyber 321: 4th June 2021

By |2021-06-04T06:21:54+01:00June 4th, 2021|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: Plain English cybersecurity advice in 3 articles, 2 statistics and 1 action, including a major fire at one of Europe’s largest cloud providers, a decision by AXA in France to no longer cover ransomware payments, the ongoing cost and impact of the HSE attack, and a spyware attack on Android phones that is currently circulating in Ireland. This week’s action: Get rid of data you no longer need.

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