Businesses leave gaping holes in cybersecurity plans

Read why Tim Wallace  says that businesses leave gaping holes in cyber security plans on Telegraph : Britain’s businesses are increasingly aware of the threat of cyber attacks, but often do not know how to combat digital crimes or how to report attacks. A total of 94pc of firms believe IT security is important, but only […]

How Internet Disruptions Cripple Organizations

The vast majority of organizations have experienced a significant internet disruption within the last 12 months, according to a recent survey from Dyn. The accompanying report, the “Internet Disruption Study,” indicates that the most common causes for these interruptions include network outages, provider outages, unplanned maintenance, hardware failures and configuration problems. Read/see the slideshow explaining […]

The Toll of Ransomware is Growing

Read why Rick Delgado says that ransomware attacks are growing despite all precautions on CTO Vision : Opening an unknown email, clicking a new link, or accessing a malicious document: it doesn’t take much to fall victim to a cyber attack. There are a variety of attacks that can greatly hurt your company and lead […]

Security Testing Should Be The Highest Priority For The Internet Of Things

Read why y David Bolton says that security testing should be the top priority for Internet of Things on Arc Blog : Companies that integrate Internet of Things solutions into their working practices must make testing a priority, especially if they want to reduce the chances of a security breach. A recent report by global consulting firm […]

Health data breaches vs. security incidents: a primer

Under the HIPAA Notification Rule, all HIPAA-covered entities and business associates are required to provide notification after a breach of unsecured protected health information. The Federal Trade Commission has similar breach provisions that apply to vendors of personal health records and third-party service providers. Read the primer of healthcare data breaches vs. security incidents on […]

Small businesses’ weak cybersecurity abused by hackers

Read why Joyce M. Rosenberg says that that small and medium businesses have weak cyber security which is abused by hackers on Arkansas Online : Randell Heath said he isn’t sure how hackers got into his company’s website — all he knows that is a supplier called, saying the site had become an online store […]

Ransomware: Why it’s a really big problem for small businesses

Read why Danny Palmer says that ransomware is particularly dangerous for small and medium businesses on ZDNet : The ransomware threat has massively exploded in the last year, growing from an inconvenience to something which could potentially put you out of business. Police encourage organisations which fall victim to this file-encrypting malicious software not to give […]

Is Your Company Actually Secure? 6 Security Risks You Might Not Know About

Read Norah Abraham list six security risks which you may not be aware of on Tripwire : Businesses have always struggled with the idea of business security. Are you doing enough to protect your company, clients, and employees? Is there really such a thing as too much security? Read her full article here.

4 cyber threats you need to be aware of in 2017

Read Anne Mari Ronquillo list four cyber security threats for businesses on Rappler : Leaks, hacks, phishing schemes, and all manner of cyber threats regularly make the headlines now. As more and more put their data online and make use of e-transactions, the attacks are likely to grow – simply because the more people there are […]

Online Denial of Service Attacks Are a Growing Concern

Read Dan Lohrmann’s article about why online denial of service attacks (DDoS) are a growing concern on Government Technology : Last year, millions of Australians were unable to fill out mandatory Census online data forms because the government website was slammed by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. It now appears that the Australian Bureau […]