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Proposed bill seeks to help non-federal entities improve cyber-security

There’s one thing Democrats and Republicans can agree on: the need to reduce the impact of cyber-threats.To that end, members of Congress proposed a bipartisan bill on Jan. 17, the “Cybersecurity State

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New study reveals important precautions against cybercrime

Though modern security systems on all of our mobile tech make things a lot easier, cybercrime is still a major threat. Of the various nefarious methods hackers use, ransomware is

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Check Point report highlights latest cyber-threats worldwide

Check Point Research has published its 2020 Cyber Security Report. The report highlights the main tactics cyber-criminals are using to attack organisations worldwide across all industries and gives cybersecurity professionals

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Phishing dominates UK cybercrime landscape

Of all reported incidents in 2019, almost half were related to phishing. If there’s one thing General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) did for sure, it gave us a clearer picture

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10 Cybersecurity Trends in 2020 You Need to Keep an Eye On

Chess is a game of foresight — just like cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is the chessboard where hackers and defenders are looking to checkmate each other. For now, hackers are on the

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Ako Ransomware Uses Spam to Infect Its Victims

It has been discovered that the network-targeting Ako ransomware is being distributed through malicious spam attachments that pretend to be a requested agreement. Click here to view original webpage at www.bleepingcomputer.com

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5 Threat Predictions for 2020: Are You Prepared?

With 2019’s headlines of ransomware, malware, and RDP attacks almost behind us, we shift our focus to the cybercrime threats ahead in 2020. Cybercriminals are increasing the complexity and volume of

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Four Ways to Achieve a Zero Trust Security Model

Put 2019 in the record books — for cybercrime, that is. According to Risk Based Security, a global leader in vulnerability intelligence, breach data and risk ratings, 2019 was on

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Thoughts on ISM cyber security matters

Current industry concerns may revolve around a number of things with the 2020 fuel situation topping practical concerns while the US/China trade dispute and the latest events in Iran fuelling

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Cyber Incidents: The Human Factor

Apparently, we are getting in our own way when it comes to advancing cybersecurity. According to a leading 2018 study by the Ponemon Institute LLC (sponsored by IBM), the three