Oh, the scammers online are frightful
Scammers are always lurking in the void of the Internet waiting for a chance to fleece the unexpecting from their hard-earned money. This can manifest itself to the unsuspecting in many ways.
Challenging the Status Quo, and Conquering the Fear of Failure
Hear Chris Leach's journey from accountant to CISO, as well as a rewatch of the film Hackers to celebrate its 25th anniversary!
Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Ep 22: Security Matters, with Bryan Doerr
You are officially forgiven if data breach headlines don’t surprise you anymore. I mean honestly, can there be anything scarier than a hacker having access to all the data we each have stored with Equifax? Equifax?! They’ve got my SSN, my address, my driver’s license, and all my credit card numbers. They know where I’ve […]
Healthcare hit by global ransomware attack – again
Like a nasty strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, ransomware reared its ugly head again this week. This attack is called Nyetya, as named by Cisco’s Talos threat intelligence team. (You may have heard it referred to in the press as Petya, but we believe this variant is different enough to warrant its own moniker.) Nyetya is […]
Don’t play cat and mouse with grid security
Whenever I think of cybersecurity, the tale of Tom and Jerry fills my mind. Being Jerry and as stakeholders, we need to think about all the ways Tom can attack and come up with plans to avoid these risks.
How To Lose the Cyber Security War in 3 Easy Steps
To defend yourself, you need to stop thinking conventionally and think like a hacker.
Hackers Are Challenging Banks Every Day
$81 million is what was stolen, undetected, out of a Bangladesh Bank account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Unbelievable how the malware modified the SWIFT software and bypassed validity checks. This Bangladesh Bank breach highlights the wide range and new, creative ways hackers are innovating. And the challenges in protecting the financial […]
Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report: Brush Your Teeth, Change Your Passwords, Update Your Software
Listening to the radio on the way to work recently, I heard that hackers had stolen some 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, affecting as many as 420,000 websites. When asked what listeners could do to protect themselves, the security expert speaking recommended changing passwords. He did not mention which ones. Indeed, the names of the […]