WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 189
#WeeklyCybersecurityTip: Beware of phishing attacks. Do not click on links from people you don’t know!
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1- Employees Make Best Frontline Phishing Defense
The cybersecurity good news and bad news about phishing attacks is employees can be an enterprise’s weakest link or strongest first line of defense. Yes, we are talking about inboxes, human nature and the increasingly sophisticated number of phishing attacks.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation repo…
2- $5.2 Billion Worth Bitcoin is Transferred To The Ransomware Groups
The Financial Crimes Investigation Unit of the US Treasury Department, FinCEN has recently proclaimed $5.2 billion in Bitcoin transactions, and the security experts are guessing that all these means were conducted with the activity of ransomware.
During the investigation, they found some 2,184 suspi…
3- 5 IoT Security Tips
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a new feature taking over homes and businesses. As more devices become interconnected, you need to ensure they are not a route to cyber threats and vulnerabilities. Here, we look at five IoT security tips to help keep safe.
Only use secure networks to access your devi…
4- Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Building your career
The overall motto of #Cybermonth consists of three simple words.
Repeat these words (try sitting on your hands while you’re saying them, for extra safety) whenever you’re faced with a cybersecurity risk, instead of rushing straight in and making a possibly expensive mistake:
Stop. Think. Connect.