Cyber 3-2-1: DeFi enabled the perfect crime, CISA discovered cyber sabotage tools aimed at US energy sector, and a reminder that we need to keep all software up to date, not just Windows. This week’s action: Tell your staff about the brands the bad guys love.
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: 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: Why cyber insurance is getting more expensive and onerous, why 90% of attacks may be thwarted by one security measure (and you know which one I’m talking about), and why I have a question for you about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. This week’s action: Just ask.
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 3-2-1: Plain English cybersecurity advice in 3 articles, 2 statistics and 1 action, including BYOD may become Bring Your Own Disaster, fast vs slow when it comes to cloud adoption, and how paying the ransom is not a guarantee that you will get your data back. This week’s action: Ignore those voicemail email notifications.