Cyber 3-2-1: Gardai warn SMEs about the increasing threat of ransomware, Amazon security director reminds us about the basics, and it hasn’t been a good week for Apple. This week’s action: Keep up-to-date on software updates.
Cyber 3-2-1: This week, $100m of Crypto Craziness, €800k of romance fraud, social engineering lessons, and why your backups may no longer save you. This week’s action: Check your auto-forwarders.
Cyber 3-2-1: Organisations worry about cyber attacks arising from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as the Conti Gang that attacked the HSE last year announces their support of the Russian attack, and then learns that it was not its smartest move. This week’s action: 3-2-1 Backup or 3-2-1 Over.
Cyber 3-2-1: Ireland’s NCSC issues an advisory, as warnings continue about the elevated threat of cyber attacks due to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Also this week, how blind faith in an IT system led to one of the largest miscarriages of justice in the UK, and why the phrase ‘Too big to fail’ may soon be joined by the phrase ‘Too big to understand’. This week’s action: Bí Ullamh: Consider the NCSC advisory’s recommendations.
Cyber 3-2-1: The National Cyber Security Centre has released a ‘Cyber Vitals Checklist’, just as concerns increase that the current tensions over Ukraine may increase the likelihood of a significant cyber attack on the West. This week’s action: Double-check your defences.
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: How a social engineer beat £2m of security, why most critical vulnerabilities are not critical, and why you need to worry about disgruntled employees. This week’s action: When someone leaves, disable their access.