National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, STOP. THINK. CONNECT.

Becoming CyberAware is more possible as citizens are informed and educated through the annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Each October, the effort of the NCSAM, is to instruct “every digital citizen and business across the globe learn…

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New Survey Finds Shift in Cybersecurity and Privacy Issues Among Executives

New Survey Finds Shift in Cybersecurity and Privacy Issues Among Executives

The Global State of Information Security Survey 2017 was recently conducted by PwC US, CIO and CSO to examine how executives are attempting to manage cybersecurity threats and attain competitive advantages. The emphasis is on how forward-thinking organizations are investing in cybersecurity and privacy technology that “can facilitate business growth and foster innovation. Among the highlights of the…

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U.S. House of Representatives IT Blocks Google and Yahoo

U.S. House of Representatives IT Blocks Google and Yahoo

For the last two weeks, an IT team from the U.S House of Representatives has effectively blocked representatives from using Yahoo Mail, Gmail and appspot.com, “the domain where Google hosts custom-built apps.” Purportedly since June 2015, Google’s appspot.com has been hosting a remote access trojan which is designed to extract personal information from users. Gmail and Yahoo…

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