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cybersecurity policy

When Democrats take control of the House in January,  they’ll have more power to shape the agenda in Washington. While cybersecurity is not always the flashiest talking point during an election, lawmakers positioning themselves for potential committee chairmanships in the next Congress are planning to dig deep on cybersecurity issues in the new year.

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ransomware

CIOs, CISOs (Chief Information Security Officers), and IT security teams need to heighten their awareness and response plans around the ransomware threat. Cyber defense needs to cross boundaries so that every IT worker understands exactly what ransomware is, how it infects organizations, and how to combat it.

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Worried your firm’s cyber-security defenses aren’t up to scratch and bracing yourself to spend big bucks sharpening them up? It’s reasonable to be concerned – hacking activity is on the increase and those responsible continue to up the ante with ever-more-clever attempts to infiltrate corporate networks and steal sensitive company and personal data. Cyber-security investment […]

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There’s no one size fits all plan when it comes to cybersecurity. But having no software or employee protocol is simply too dangerous when cyberattacks are quickly becoming an epidemic in the small business community. It only takes one hasty click for a bug to spread throughout a company’s entire database, don’t let it be yours. 

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CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. — The Cyber Shield 2018 cybersecurity exercise is part of the National Guard’s ongoing effort to be a versatile capability for governors of all 54 states and territories. About 800 cyber warriors gathered to participate in the Cyber Shield 2018 cybersecurity exercise at Camp Atterbury Ind., May 13, 2018. Cyber Shield gathers soldiers, airmen […]

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new requirements

Public companies received new guidance from the SEC on Wednesday on the disclosures they should make related to cybersecurity. The previous guidance, issued in October 2011, stated that companies may be obligated to disclose cybersecurity risks and incidents, but it did not provide specific disclosure requirements. The increasing number and severity of cybersecurity incidents has led the […]

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winter games 2018

PYEONGCHANG (REUTERS) – Several US cyber security firms said on Monday (Feb 12) that they had uncovered a computer virus dubbed “Olympic Destroyer” that was likely used in an attack on Friday’s opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games. Games Organisers confirmed the attack on Sunday, saying that it affected Internet and television services but did […]

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The following list of 60 predictions starts with three general observations and moves to a wide range of cybersecurity topics: Attacks on the US government and critical infrastructure, determining authenticity in the age of fake news, consumer privacy and the GDPR, the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a new tool in the hands of both attackers and defenders, cryptocurrencies and biometrics, the deployment of enterprise IT and cybersecurity, and the persistent cybersecurity skills shortage.

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Cybersecurity Laws

"It will set up standardized guidelines — just guidelines, not mandatory requirements — to help small businesses in their cybersecurity needs," Rep. Neal Dunn said. "Every small business as well as large businesses has cybersecurity needs, and these days there's a critical shortage of expertise."

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Bad Rabbit ransomeware

If the following advisory is applicable to your environment, @HerjavecGroup recommends your IT team review the technical details included and monitor your environment for any susceptible systems.

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