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New Ransomware Scam using IRS and FBI to Trick Users

On August 28th the IRS published a warning about a scam currently spreading across the internet. 

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Posted by Jim Whitecotton on Wed, Aug 30, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Topics: Cybersecurity & Compliance

Why You'll Need to Focus More on Cybersecurity in 2018 and Beyond

Though it may not be fun to think about, there are many security risks in today's world so Cybersecurity should always be on your mind. Cyber threats are evolving faster every year with no signs...

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Posted by Jim Whitecotton on Tue, Aug 29, 2017 @ 08:41 AM

Topics: Cybersecurity & Compliance

A Cyber Pandemic that Made Thousands WannaCry [and How to Avoid it]

As we're sure you've heard by now, a widespread ransomware campaign has affected various organizations with reports of tens of thousands of infections in over 100 countries, including the United...

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Posted by Jim Whitecotton on Wed, May 17, 2017 @ 09:56 AM

Topics: Cybersecurity & Compliance

Google Docs Phishing Scam Could Have Been Much Worse [Here's Why]

Last Wednesday morning I received the Google Docs phishing email in question from a client. It just so happens that the client I received the phishing email from uses Google to share documents on...

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Posted by Jim Whitecotton on Mon, May 08, 2017 @ 02:09 PM

Topics: Cybersecurity & Compliance

Ransomware. Intercepted.

Ransomware is no doubt a concern for you and your business. During recent webinars hosted by Sophos, 70% of 3,500 survey participants revealed that they have been impacted by Ransomware.
 
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Posted by Jim Whitecotton on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 @ 10:27 AM

Topics: Cybersecurity & Compliance

Is Your Company Prepared for the Rising Cybersecurity Threats?

According to CIO magazine, there are four major information security threats that IT professionals must manage and overcome in 2017. These include cybersecurity threats and risks associated with...

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Posted by Jim Whitecotton on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 @ 10:34 AM

Topics: Cybersecurity & Compliance

Don't Overlook the Importance of Network Security for Business [SlideShare]

Small and medium-sized organizations are being targeted by cybercriminalsand exploited more than ever. Your business cannot assume it won’t be avictim of an attack or breach just because it’s not a...

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Posted by Jim Whitecotton on Wed, Mar 15, 2017 @ 01:30 PM

Topics: Cybersecurity & Compliance

Security and Compliance Weekly Roundup - Jan 30, 2017

Welcome to this week's Security and Compliance Weekly Roundup. 

This is a weekly series of posts highlighting some of the most read or interesting security and compliance news stories as well as...

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Posted by Jim Whitecotton on Mon, Jan 30, 2017 @ 10:42 AM

Topics: Cybersecurity & Compliance

Security and Compliance Weekly Roundup - Jan 16, 2017

Welcome to this week's Security and Compliance Weekly Roundup. 

This is a weekly series of posts highlighting some of the most read or interesting security and compliance news stories as well as...

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Posted by Jim Whitecotton on Mon, Jan 16, 2017 @ 02:06 PM

Topics: Cybersecurity & Compliance

Security and Compliance Weekly Roundup - Dec 19, 2016

Welcome to this week's Security and Compliance Weekly Roundup. 

This is a weekly series of posts highlighting some of the most read or interesting security and compliance news stories as well as...

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Posted by Jim Whitecotton on Mon, Dec 19, 2016 @ 02:32 PM

Topics: Cybersecurity & Compliance