Monthly Archives: April 2020

Top Security Predictions for 2020?

The cyber security firm WatchGuard Threat Lab recently issued a report with its predictions of the top cyber-attacks that companies worldwide will see this year. The report also included many tips for preventing and dealing with cyber-attacks. Finally, it focused on cyber-attacks and the 2020 US Presidential elections. Ransomware Tops the List It is no […]

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Maze Ransomware and Evolving Tactics

In January, the FBI advised  U.S.-based companies to protect themselves against the destructive force of ransomware. Nevertheless, many companies still have not taken proper measures. Now, hackers are not only attacking more companies, but also naming their victims publicly. Ransomware is a type of malicious software which attackers use to freeze victims’ computer systems or […]

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Could the U.S. Face a Catastrophic Cyber-Attack?

  According to a new analysis from a Federal commission, the United States could face a catastrophic cyber-attack capable of causing lasting damage. Such an attack could be more harmful than many serious floods, hurricanes and fires that afflicted the country in the past. Digital connectivity encourages attackers The US Cyberspace Solarium Commission issued the […]

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Finding Partners to Combat Fake News

The US Presidential elections are coming up.  With the stakes so high, companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft are doing their best to prevent fake news and misinformation on their platforms.  Because of the widespread threat of fake news, a multi-sectored approach appears to be needed to combat it.  One example is public-private partnerships, where […]

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