Cyber 321: 17th June 2022

By |2022-06-17T08:02:18+01:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: Ukraine’s responses to Russian cyber attacks remind us of the value of incident response preparation, DuckDuckGo may not be as privacy-centric as you might think, and why paying a ransom may only mean you’ll be paying one again (and sooner than you may think). This week’s action: Reduce the need for an incident response plan by writing one.

Cyber 321: 1st April 2022

By |2022-04-01T07:55:21+01:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: The White House advises us all to act now to protect against cyberattacks. A HubSpot breach may have exposed the customer information of crypto firms. And why you should be using a password manager. This week’s action: When your staff are suspicious, make sure they can get a second opinion.

Cyber 321: 18th March 2022

By |2022-03-18T08:45:21+00:00March 18th, 2022|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: BNP Paribas blocks Russian staff from its global computer network, your website contact form could be the first step in a cyber attack, and the HSE is about to contact people who data was stolen in last year’s cyber attack. This week’s action: Remind staff that the first email is not the only one to look out for.

Cyber 321: 21st January 2022

By |2022-01-21T10:14:30+00:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: cybersecurity|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Cyber 3-2-1: Could simulated phishing tests really make staff more likely to be fooled by a phishing email in the future? What the Russians have done to one of the world’s most successful ransomware gangs? What has ransomware and cryptocurrency got to do with North Korea? And what the hell is the metaverse anyway? This week’s action: Review your approach to phishing test simulations.

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