Here is an example of why it's a pretty good idea to have an update policy in place...
Humans are still the weakest link in cyber security, and they lack training to become aware of the risks. This is a very good example.
One of the most costly cyber threats/risks is CEO fraud.
What is the "Advanced Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Checklist" (ACRAC)?ACRAC allows any organisation to assess a status quo of their cybersecurity. It's a thorough, and constantly updated checklist to reduce common cyber threats organisations are confronted with. Its goal is to raise awareness for vulnerabilities, thereby neutralising a majority of threat vectors an organisation sees itself … Continue reading Project: Advanced Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Checklist
When it comes to passwords, there are many opinions. However, a save passwords strategy doesn’t have to be so complex that you cannot remember the password you entered. Instead it is about choosing passphrases which are easy to remember for the human mind.
Whether or not your organizations data as valuable to outsiders depends heavily on what business you're in. Generally said, your organizations data is valuable :period. There is an ever increasing amounts of data being taken from paper, and digitized. Therefore they are not only victim to attempts of corporate espionage, but also to data collection … Continue reading Is your organizations data valuable to outside threats?
Differentiating the terms risk, vulnerability, and threat is quite difficult in a cyber security setting. This post intends to give a clear outline.
Antivirus incidents are quite common. But there are special, and effective ways to handle them.
Removable media still presents one of the greatest threats; this post outlines one solution of how to deal with it properly.
Cyber insurance is becoming every increasingly important product for most organizations. Finding an insurance policy, and an underwriter to understand the risk is very difficult.
DDoS attacks are still a thing. But they are also easy to mitigate. Here is how, and an interesting discussion about the topic.
With a potential bandwidth of the deep web increasing, it turns more and more into a profitable marketplace. Most recently, employers have sprung up, looking for qualified personnel. Work without the pension scheme’s, 9 to 5, and other inhibiting factors.
Cache currency is a blessing for law-enforcement because it allows them to trace back the origins to a crime. When criminals are forced to resort to crypto currency, the game changes.
The next generation of phishing attacks is there. Brace yourselves, and mitigate!
The #privacy internet is finally becoming faster; a lot!
Bring your own device or BOYD has become a trend in organizations and bring as many benefits. However, certain risks along, too!
Cybercrime comes in many forms industrial espionage is one of them. Today, we are not even safe from paper shredders in the offices anymore.
CEO fraud is one of the most devious forms of cybercrime, and social engineering. The most complex form was experienced, and the risk for future attacks was mitigated.
Software that it’s not regularly updated presents at risk. However, sometimes it is out of our influence whether or not a software remains up to date. If the software vendor does not provide updates and patches in time, and option to deal with such situations is to isolate software in virtual machines etc.
This post is about the security risks of having exposed RJ 45 sockets and your organization.