Introducing CFISA New Security Awareness Training!

In an era where digital threats are ever evolving and becoming more sophisticated, staying informed and prepared is paramount. Security awareness training has emerged as a powerful tool to equip individuals and organizations with the knowledge and skills needed to mitigate security risks effectively.

Working From Home – Lock Your Doors!

As our work environments change, many employees now work from home as well as going into an office. It is important to understand the cybersecurity risk when working from home. There are many things that we can do to strengthen our home cybersecurity.

The MGM Casino Intrusion: Why Security Awareness Training Is Non-Negotiable

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 Top Five Cybersecurity Threats to the Aviation Industry

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.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Must Include Law Enforcement Agencies

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 »

8 Tips to Protect Your Business From BEC Scams

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 »

Skyrocketing Ransomware During COVID-19 Pandemic

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 Rising IoT Threat to the Agriculture Industry and the Global Food Supply

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 »