Cybersecurity – Where do we go from here?

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Let’s list some of the problem areas: Ransomware Phishing Backups – Restore Remote Access Cloud Computing Awareness Issues – Training If you do not prepare for the future then it will create surprises when you least expect it   or the future may make changes in ways that you will not appreciate. An example of this […]

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Security Psychology – or Risk Gambler?

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  The human factor is always underappreciated in helping decide on what can be done with our Computer Security. “Security Mental Model: Cognitive map approach” Tahani Albalawi, Kambiz Ghanzinour and Austin Melton paper: The computer security community has developed formal methods for providing security properties to systems and organizations. However, the human role has often […]

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Small Business IT is Failing in Cybersecurity

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Ransomware hitting the unsuspecting small business that does not have all the Security pieces in place(SCMedia story:” Here are the most common ways businesses get compromised by ransomware“. Darkreading has a story:”Manufacturing Sees rising Ransomware Threat” What is considered a ‘small business’ ? The SBA considers several criteria (how many employees – less than 500) […]

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Criminal Hackers Attacking Hospitals Using Ransomware

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If you know how to search – the keywords are important, then you will find other interesting bits of information. Talos Blogpost:  Cisco Talos Advisory on Adversaries Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Use keywords:  Indicators of Compromise – and cobalt strike. Because interesting to note cobalt strike is a tool that the bad […]

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