In the ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity threats, criminal groups like BlackCat and ALPHV pose a formidable threat to businesses. The recent data intrusion at MGM Casino serves as a stark reminder of the critical importance of cybersecurity training and awareness for all employees. In this article, we delve into the specifics of the MGM breach and dissect ALPHV/BlackCat’s sophisticated social engineering techniques. We will make a compelling case for why security awareness training is not just a necessity but a frontline defense against cyberattacks.
The aviation industry is one of the most important and complex in the world, connecting people, goods, and businesses all over the globe. With the growing digitization of the aviation industry, there has been a significant increase in cybersecurity threats posing a significant risk to the industry.
A post pandemic shift in employee sentiment from apathy to “security anxiety” is driving a record increase in requests from organizations seeking specifically in-person training on security awareness.
Cybersecurity awareness training is a critical component of safeguarding your organization’s information and systems against cyber threats. Here are a few best practices for cybersecurity awareness training for employees.
During Cybersecurity Awareness Month, all Law Enforcement agencies should be assessing their ongoing cybersecurity training initiatives for all employees. It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month and unfortunately many city, county, state, tribal and federal law enforcement agencies provide little or no ongoing relevant security awareness to their employees. This needs to change. Law Enforcement agencies not only serve… Read more »
Evolving business email compromise (BEC) financial wire transfer fraud scams are on the rise, costing businesses billions of dollars annually. Businesses of all sizes can be targeted and fall victim to these crimes. The best way to protect your business is to have a good understanding how these crimes are committed and train your employees… Read more »
According to some statistics over 50% of business experienced some form of a ransomware attack in 2020. With extortions payments doubling as well. Attacks on our home and personal accounts are also growing.
A ransomware attacks have cost businesses billions of dollars. Knowing how to protect yourself is essential for staying in business.
Most ransomware starts with phishing email messages to your employees. Keeping your staff trained in cybersecurity is the best defense. In this article, we are going to show you the threats of the future that you and your employees need to know about.
The Center for Information Security Awareness (CFISA) announces a new InfraGard Awareness FREE Cyber Security Awareness training course. The course is offered to provide basic cybersecurity awareness training information. The four-lesson course is free for individuals. Security awareness training is designed to help reduce the risk of data breaches or data loss, whether through negligence or deliberate… Read more »
CFISA CEO Michael Levin Guest Blog Article from F5 can be found here. The sight of empty supermarket shelves during the COVID-19 pandemic brought home the fragility of our food supply chain. We can all see the importance of ensuring the security of the farming and agriculture industry. However, farming is becoming increasingly automated. This… Read more »
Did you know that May 7th, 2020 is World Password Day? Who knew there was such a day? Well, this is a perfect time to update and review old out of date passwords! With the Covid-19 crisis most of us are working from home, so why not? What else do you have to do? In… Read more »