Cyber 3-2-1: How the bad guys get a hold of your password, why the US is so concerned about Huawei equipment, and why do large organisations have a CIO AND a CISO? This week's action: Double-check your two-factor authentication.
Cyber 3-2-1: LastPass was under attack but it shouldn’t matter. iPhones were under attack, but it didn’t matter. And Elves are under attack, but they don’t matter. This week’s action: Your New Year’s Resolution should be small but frequent.
Cyber 3-2-1: It’s not as simple as “Windows 7 = bad / Windows 10 = good”, or “Password = bad / Passwordless = good”. But it certainly is as simple as “2FA = Good”. This week’s action: Test your backups
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.
To reduce the risk of being the next victim of a cyber crime, you need to focus on the most common ways these criminals will try to get your money and the basic defences needed to stop them.