While everything’s not coming up roses in cybersecurity land, we might be seeing signs of rosier approaches. In a recent Help Net Security article, author Sai Venkataraman reinforces the importance of building a positive security culture. His perspective is that our shame culture is the biggest roadblock to…Read More
Nearly every week, there’s a new cyberattack, threat, or ransomware, plaguing our businesses and organizations, putting sensitive data at risk. To learn all about the fundamentals of cybercrime and cybersecurity, what’s at stake, and how you can better protect your…Read More
What happens when a major city’s electricity goes out? Or water supplies are shut off? Or oil pipelines are hacked? The cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline Co., the largest U.S. fuel pipelines — which CBS News refers to as “a major fuel artery” — signifies an…Read More
Cyber Oregon News Roundup: 14 Tax Scams, 5 Common Attacks to Small Business, and a Cybersecurity Quiz?
Ah, tax season. With an extra month to file taxes in 2021, this means extra time for more scams. As if tax time isn’t stressful enough, add in scammers who prey on individuals and small businesses — trying to steal your information or money. Here are the top…Read More
Beware of fake invoice attachments in email — the most common lures in malware. Email continues to be the vehicle for the majority of malware distribution, with 88% delivered by email into targets’ inboxes, according to the latest findings in the HP-Bromium…Read More
Business email compromise. While not as headline-grabbing as ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) attacks account for the highest financial losses across companies — $1.77 billion in losses in 2019, according to the FBI. In ZD Net’s article, This cybersecurity threat costs business millions. And it’s the one they often forget…Read More
In recognition of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) Data Privacy Day held annually on January 28, the Technology Association of Oregon hosted a virtual panel discussion to explore what to expect for data privacy in 2021. After decrying confusing…Read More