Why cybersecurity in the workplace is everyone’s business
“If Microsoft calls and asks you for your password…it’s not real, ” said Steve LeBlond, VP of Technology and CTO of Ochsner Health System, while speaking at our Digital Health Summit on October 3. “We [Information Technology] will never ask you to log us in.” Steve was talking about phishing attacks, one of the biggest […]
Phish? Everyone’s on the hook.
There’s no doubt that general awareness for cybersecurity has been on the rise in recent years. The importance of using strong passwords, for example, is now common knowledge. But one...
Are You The Lucky One? Sometimes Luck Can Bring You Malware
For more than two decades, malicious actors have been evolving their Phishing techniques to effectively achieve their goals. From poorly crafted scams to extremely well crafted documents, Phishing attacks keep being a very effective...
Gmail Worm Requiring You To Give It A Push And Apparently You All Are Really Helpful
This post authored Sean Baird and Nick Biasini Attackers are always looking for creative ways to send large amount of spam to victims. A short-lived, but widespread Google Drive themed phishing campaign has affected a large number of users across a variety of verticals. This campaign would be bcc’d to a target while being sent […]
Phishing for Threat Intelligence: Using Your Spam Quarantine for the Greater Good
Cisco’s OpenDNS enables phishing awareness by helping organizations learn about commonly identifiable tactics used by scammers.
Cybersecurity in Education: Threats Impacting K-12 and Higher Education
Cisco has numerous resources for education institutions to learn how to properly enforce security based on industry best practices.
How to Build a Retail Culture of Security
Hello! My name is Teresa Devine, and I am a business transformation advisor here at Cisco. I help large enterprises in retail and hospitality define and execute digital transformation strategies. A key area of interest of mine is security: As a former Fortune 500 CIO and acting CISO, I understand the demands and complexities that […]
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 […]
Your Files Are Encrypted with a “Windows 10 Upgrade”
This post was authored by Nick Biasini with contributions from Craig Williams & Alex Chiu Update 8/1: To see a video of this threat in action click here Adversaries are always trying to take advantage of current events to lure users into executing their malicious payload. These campaigns are usually focussed around social events and are […]