Cyber 3-2-1: Criminals are using Google Drive and Dropbox to avoid detection, Microsoft names-and-shames a cyber broker, and Apple announces a Lockdown Mode to defend against sophisticated attacks. This week’s action: Ask for evidence that your applications are being kept up-to-date.
Cyber 3-2-1: A ransom payment won’t prevent a data protection penalty, LinkedIn is the scammers’ favourite brand, and some of the latest lures used in phishing emails. This week’s action: It’s time for some cybersecurity refresher training.
Cyber 3-2-1: Have you recovered from World Backup Day? Are you running an infected website? And do you know how many people are on a rugby team? This week’s action: Check your shopfront.
Cyber 3-2-1: What is SIM Swap Fraud? How to reduce account hacks by 50%? How is GDPR driving demand for EU data centres? And how could the need to report an attack result in better cybersecurity? This week’s action: Check MFA is turned on for all accounts, especially those used by IT.
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: 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: 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