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Return to Learn Online – Cybersecurity Guideline for Schools

With the rush to push school online due to our current pandemic, remote learning is establishing itself as the new norm. Cyberattacks continue to plague the education sector and they are only rising. With that in mind, new challenges to student privacy and cybersecurity are emerging. With the shift to

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Cyber Alert Monday 7-20-2020 – Malicious Insider

Last week, malicious insiders strike, gambling with security doesn’t pay off for a gambling app, and the debut of our newest eBook to help you transform into a marketing superhero! Malicious Insider Strikes United States – DataViper  Exploit: Unauthorized Database Access (Malicious Insider)DataViper: Information Security Risk to Small Business: 1.239 = Extreme A

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Cyber Alert Monday 7-13-2020 – Unsecured

Last week, ransomware storm tide rises for companies around the world, unsecured databases spell trouble, and cryptocurrency scams affect thousands. Dept of Ed Leaves Social Security Numbers Unsecured United States – Department of Education Exploit: Unsecured DatabaseUnited States Department of Education: Federal Government Agency  Risk to Small Business: 2.077 = Severe A large number

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Cyber Alert Monday 7-6-2020 – Prevention

Last week, healthcare data breaches keep climbing, Twitter apologizes for its breach, and Australian cyberattacks illustrate the importance of basic training and prevention. Twitter’s Personal Billing Data Breach United States – Twitter  Exploit: Accidental Data SharingTwitter: Social Media Platform  Risk to Small Business: 2.602 = Moderate Twitter sent a notification to business clients last week acknowledging

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Cyber Alert Monday 6-29-2020 – Security Breach

Last week, a massive security breach leaks thousands of police records going back two decades, ransomware strikes again, and insider threats climb devastating business.   Security Breach Exposes Thousands United States – Netsential Exploit: Unauthorized Database AccessNetsential: Web Development Firm Risk to Small Business: 1.272 = Extreme A security breach at this Texas-based web

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Cyber Alert Monday 6-22-2020 – Ransomware Risk

Last week, ransomware risk shuts down the production of cars and beer, phishing lands a professional haul, the risk of working remote, and your IT security plan! United States – ST Engineering  Exploit: ransomware riskST Engineering: aeronautics contractor  Risk to Small Business: 1.732 = Severe The San Antonio, Texas branch of defense, aeronautics, and

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Cyber Alert Monday 6-15-2020 – Oversights

Last week, glaring oversights lead to data disasters, ransomware puts governance out of action, and a new study shows the enormous cost of data breaches.  United States – Westech International Exploit: RansomwareWestech International: Nuclear maintenance subcontractor  Risk to Small Business: 1.510 = Severe Cybercriminals associated with the MAZE ransomware group exfiltrated company data

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Cyber Alert Monday 6-8-2020 – Malware attack

Last week, slow breach responses put customers at risk, a malware attack undermines the benefits of shopping online, and a new study reveals that frequently resetting passwords is essential even if they haven’t been directly compromised.   United States – Quidd Exploit: Unauthorized database access Quidd: Digital collectibles app  Risk to Small Business: 2.137 =

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Cyber Alert Monday 6-1-2020 – Database Access

Last week, accidental database access erodes brand reputation, ransomware disrupts operations, and insurers increase their scrutiny of cybersecurity policies. United States – Edison Mail   Exploit: Coding error Edison Mail: Email application   Risk to Small Business: 2.171 = Severe A coding error in Edison Mail’s popular iOS app allowed messages to be viewed

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