Tag Archives: InfoSec

Drafting Cyber Security Policy for your Company

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Drafting Cyber Security Policy for your Company The aspects you need to cover when drafting or updating your company’s cyber security policy- from employee responsibilities to federal compliance policies. Drafting cyber security policy for your company can seem an overwhelming task. There is so much to cover and it all… Read more »

Who’s responsible for the Cyber Security of your Company?

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Who’s responsible for the Cyber Security of your Company? Many companies hold IT solely responsible for online information privacy and security, but experts agree that this is not a sustainable security business model. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Former CIA and NSA Director, Gen. Michael Hayden, calls… Read more »

WannaCry Ransomware Roundup

WannaCry ransomware

WannaCry Ransomware Roundup On May 12, 2017, a new ransomware strain, deemed “WannaCry” (WannaCrypt), was found by Malwarebytes (an anti-malware software company). Programmed to run in 27 languages, the ransomware’s first major infection, which grabbed all our attention, was when it hit the National Health Service of Britain (NHS). British… Read more »

Women in Tech: National Cyber Security Organizations

National Cyber Security Organizations

Women in Tech: National Cyber Security Organizations After working with Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) recently, as a sponsor of their yearly conference, I was curious about what other great organizations were making similar efforts to champion women in the information security and privacy field. As I began my search, I… Read more »

5 Steps to Increase Your Cyber Security Awareness

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5 Steps to Increase Your Cyber Security Awareness Many people want to increase their cyber security awareness, but are at a loss as to how or what to do about it. Our classes, at CyberTraining 365, have more of a technical bent toward very technical certifications, but it doesn’t require… Read more »

Friday Cyber Headlines (Video): Tax Data in the Cloud, MouseJack Exploit, German Hospital Ransomware Attack

Video Blog: In this Friday Cyber Headlines blog I sit down with one of our lead instructors Timber Wolfe to discuss the top stories of the week. It’s tax season and everyone wants to know if it is safe to file online. Timber talks about the precautions you should take… Read more »

Friday Cyber Headlines (Video): Locky Malware, LA Hospital Ransomware, IoTs

Video Blog: In this episode I sit down with Professor Dennis Skarr to discuss the top cyber security stories of the week. Locky Malware LA Hospital Ransomware Attack Explaining IoTs (Internet of Things)