Welcome September, time for a litmus test! Our students are back to school, we are on the brink of a presidential election, and our small businesses continue to struggle. Add in cyber risks, hackers, malicious attacks, ransomware, and COVID-19 scams and it’s clear that we continue to face disruption in all sectors. With remote learning…

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Corporate networks are at risk. A hacker can get into an organization’s internal network in 30 minutes, according to a ZDNet article. Add to that the growing and possibly more permanent remote workforce — with more attack surfaces — and you’ve got a recipe for cybersecurity challenges. As companies shift employees to permanent remote positions,…

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Twitter hacked: worst cybersecurity disaster to hit a social media company Several high-profile, verified Twitter accounts were hacked this week, as part of a coordinated social engineering attack to promote a bitcoin scam, reports ZDNet. Accounts included Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Barrack Obama, Joe Biden, Kim Kardashian, Apple, and Uber. Twitter responded with an investigation…

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How do you protect the castle when your employees aren’t working from a centralized office space? Sowmyanarayan Sampath, president of global enterprise for Verizon Business Group, advises, “Protecting company computer networks when so many are working from home requires ‘a major mindset change.’ Whereas companies have long thought of enacting cybersecurity measures as building a…

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