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School-targeted Ransomware Attacks: Cyber Attack Roundup

School-targeted Ransomware Attacks: Cyber Attack Roundup

School-targeted Ransomware Attacks on the Rise School-targeted ransomware attacks can mean pricey trouble for organizations ill-equipped in cybersecurity. Hackers are demanding larger sums of money in return for stolen data and hijacked networks. School districts are one of their most popular targets to bleed. This third installment in the Cyber Attack Roundup series zeroes in […]

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Cyber Attacked and Attacker: Cyber Attack Roundup

Cyber Attacked and Attacker: Cyber Attack Roundup

Cyber Attacked and Attacker October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Cyber Attacked and Attacker Edition: Cyber Attack Roundup highlights headlines covering cyber hits on big companies like DoorDash and Dunkin’, hospitals, iPhone users, and more. This post is the second installment of a feature we like to call Cyber Attack Roundup. Cyber Attacked: Companies “Dunkin’ […]

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Cyber Attack Roundup September 26, 2019

Cyber Attack Roundup September 26, 2019

Cyber Attack Roundup   Welcome to the first installment of CyberReef’s Cyber Attack Roundup – the latest headlines in cyber attack and hacking news. While not so long ago a monthly or even quarterly roundup would suffice, it’s telling that due to the ever-increasing pace of cyberattacks, a more frequent update is required to stay […]

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Is Our Smartphone Ecosystem Broken?

Is Our Smartphone Ecosystem Broken?

Emerging solutions will allow enterprises to reduce their dependence on untrusted smartphones When it comes to smartphones, the consumer-centric paradigm we find ourselves in while we rely on them to conduct our crucial day-to-day business, has proven to be the Achilles’ heel for mobile security. Where can enterprises turn to keep their most important information […]

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Cyber Security For Medical Imaging Devices Found Wanting

Cyber Security For Medical Imaging Devices Found Wanting

Experimental Malware Exposes Flaws in Medical Imaging Security A recent Washington Post article tells of IT researchers who have created malware designed to alter medical images, as part of a project to delineate the security vulnerabilities of medical imaging equipment and networks. Potential For Havoc in Medical Diagnoses The malware was able to add or […]

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12 Cyber Security Tips for Small and Midsize Businesses

12 Cyber Security Tips for Small and Midsize Businesses

Cyber security for SMBs include ways to authenticate users, encrypt data, and authorize access. When it comes to covering criminal cyber activity, the bulk of news stories covering corporate cyber attacks seem to involve large, global businesses. However, big organizations aren’t the only entities that should guard against cyber threats. Data breaches don’t have to […]

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Businesses Need Cyber Security Management Plans

Businesses Need Cyber Security Management Plans

The Cyberattack Surface Has Increased In 2019, the world has become more dangerous due to a wide variety of sophisticated threats. The cyberattack surface has increased due to the horizontal expansion of IT, driven by mobility, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, SaaS, cloud-based workloads, etc. In the meantime, business executives now recognize two important realities: […]

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Budget Limits Network Security, Say IT Professionals

Budget Limits Network Security, Say IT Professionals

Cyber Security Survey Points To Budget as Bottleneck What prevents companies from developing and implementing comprehensive security plans? The results of a cyber security survey released by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence have revealed budget plays an important role when it comes to network security. In the survey, 50% of IT professionals said budget is a […]

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