Category Archives: Information Technology

FBI Urges Consumers to Reset Their Routers to Prevent Malware Attack

FBI URGES CONSUMERS TO RESET THEIR ROUTERS TO PREVENT A MALWARE ATTACK Recently, researchers at Talos—a cyber intelligence unit of Cisco—warned consumers of malware (malicious software) that specifically targets networking devices. The malware, which is known as VPNFilter, impacts an estimated 500,000 routers worldwide, particularly targeting devices from the following manufacturers: Linksys MikroTik Netgear QNAP…
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Complying With The GDPR

COMPLYING WITH THE GDPR Most businesses view their customers’ personal data as a digital commodity that can help with marketing, customer retention, analytics and more. However, the European Union’s (EU) upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, 2018, and will require businesses to give EU citizens much more control over…
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Cyber Attacks: Not if, but when!

Cyber Attacks: Not if, but when! Cyber attacks are often difficult to identify and understand. Cyber threats include dangers such as viruses erasing entire systems, intruders breaking into systems and altering files, using your computer or device to attack others, holding your system hostage and stealing confidential information. The spectrum of cyber risks is limitless…
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Computer Security Flaws Discovered

Computer Security Flaws Discovered Critical Cyber Exploits Affect Nearly All Computers Cyber security researchers recently announced the discovery of two major security flaws that could allow hackers to bypass regular security measures and obtain normally inaccessible data. The flaws, referred to as Meltdown and Spectre, are both caused by design flaws found in nearly all…
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Cyber Training: Overview & Best Practices

Cyber Training: Overview & Best Practices Introduction The purpose of this post is to make you aware of cyber security vulnerabilities and to give you the knowledge to protect yourself both at home and in the workplace. Although some of the topics covered in this training guide may not apply to you directly, it’s important to…
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