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Cybercriminals target remote workers during pandemic

April 1, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the current cybercrime landscape is focused on businesses of all sizes as more and more employees are working from home per government protocols to contain, control and remedy the virus. Cybercriminals are actively phishing, and vishing and smishing, too, and the hyper risk presented right now to small businesses — such as some security manufacturers, integrators and consultants — as they are the entities that cannot afford to purchase...

COVID-19, Cyber Risk, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Scott Watnik, small businesses


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Cybersecurity pledge signed by over 20 countries

September 27, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As ink was flying and signatures made on Monday, September 23, on the Joint Statement on Advancing Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace, representing the 27 countries committed to upholding this international rules-based order, an evolving framework that guides responsible state behavior in cyberspace, memories resurfaced of my dad and grandmother, both of whom never got to see, much less interact with, the Web. My dad was a “hunt-and-peck” type of man, and as...

cyber incidents, Cyber Risk, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Joint Statement on Advancing Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace


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Monitoring Matters

How to assess your company's cybersecurity risk

July 31, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

It finally happened. Temps reached into the 100s in Dallas as Cyber:Secured Forum helped some security professionals stay cool inside The Westin Dallas Park Central while learning actionable takeaways and best practices related to maintaining and improving cybersecurity of security systems and solutions. While I gather my thoughts to bring you a detailed rendition of the past two days, now would be a great time to do a cybersecurity risk assessment on your system. Here are my “4 Preliminaries”...

Cyber Risk, cyber security, Cyber:Secured Forum, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity Advisory Group


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