July 8, 2019

Recently technical guidance was released for CIOs and CISOs on how to prepare for a ransomware attack.  This guide was a joint effort of multiple Federal agencies to address the growing concern of ransomware. In, “How to protect your Networks from Ransomware,” they pro...

May 15, 2017

"This is something we haven’t seen before; the global reach is unprecedented," said Europol director Rob Wainwright.

For those of you that follow the news, you have heard of the massive cyber attack of ransomware worldwide over the weekend.  So far this ransomware has a...

March 27, 2017

Hackers holding 300 million iCloud account details to ransom raise their price to $700,000, despite assurances from Apple What a headline, however, are you surprised? This article is an update from the original story that broke about a week ago. The article claims that...

March 14, 2017

There has been a rise in malware emails.  It is very important that you remember to be vigilant about clicking links in emails even if it appears to be from someone you know.  Hackers can make an email address look like is came from someone you know.  This is called sp...

March 10, 2017

Ransomware

“Ransomware is a type of malware installed on a computer or server that encrypts the files, making them inaccessible until a specified ransom is paid. Ransomware is typically installed when a user clicks on a malicious link, opens a file in an e-mail that ins...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Does Security Awareness Work?

July 18, 2018

1/10
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Follow Me
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • SlideShare

© 2018 by Donald E. Hester. Proudly created with Wix.com     |    Sponsored by

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • SlideShare