Cyber 321: 23rd July 2021

By |2021-08-06T06:44:37+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: Plain English cybersecurity advice in 3 articles, 2 statistics and 1 action, including why cybersecurity influences the valuation of a fintech, how cyber attackers are after your cryptocurrency, the steps recommended by NIST to reduce the risk of ransomware, the reward offered by the US government for information about cyberattackers and terrorists, and the ongoing problem of password reuse. This week’s action: Find out why passwords are like your toothbrush.

Cyber 321: 2nd July 2021

By |2021-07-02T07:07:36+00:00July 2nd, 2021|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: Plain English cybersecurity advice in 3 articles, 2 statistics and 1 action, including how multi-factor authentication is not foolproof, how ransomware negotiation is a growing cottage industry, how the EU and the US are hoping to share more information about cyber-attacks, how one gang laundered $500 million before being captured, and how 30 million Dell devices need an update. This week’s action: Verify links, app access and browser plugins

Cyber 321: 23rd April 2021

By |2021-04-23T08:36:36+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: Plain English cybersecurity advice in 3 articles, 2 statistics and 1 action, including a risk and compliance firm suffers a cyber attack due to stolen credentials, why resistance is futile when it comes ISO27001, and you need to talk to your teenager about the facts of (online) life. This week’s action: Stop relying on passwords to protect your money, data and identity

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