CrowdStrike predicted in 2020 that the ransomware threat would only worsen, and news reports since have borne this out. Stories of ransomware attacks since the start of May 2021 alone include..
The National Cyber Security Alliance is pleased to present our third edition of our Board Member Spotlight. Our Board member companies are leaders in cybersecurity education and awareness and are an integral part of making the organization a successful public-private partnership.
Get to know Jason Ruger, Chief Information Security Officer at Lenovo, in this Board Member Spotlight.
The National Cyber Security Alliance is pleased to present the second edition of our Board Member Spotlight. Our Board member companies are leaders in cybersecurity education and awareness and are an integral part of making the organization a successful public-private partnership.
Get to know Kim Allman, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Government Affairs at NortonLifeLock, in this Board Member Spotlight.
It has been over a year since the pandemic began and cyber threats have thrived during this period. In April 2020, we witnessed a huge spike of phishing emails and smishing text messages, which lead to various cyber attacks and scams. Research data shows that spam messages increased by more than 220 times during the first month of the COVID-19 lockdown.
When we set good intentions — whether it’s in our careers or personal pursuits — there’s always the chance that we’ll fall short sometimes.
This is especially true in the instance of our online lives and how, despite our best intentions and sincerest concerns, we compromise our privacy online.
This is called the privacy paradox, meaning that we believe online privacy is important, but we don’t act on that belief. Instead, it’s often the case that we prioritize the internet’s conveniences over protecting our personal information and sensitive data from the world of cybersecurity and data tracking risks that lurk on the internet.
2021 has witnessed extensive legislative activity in the field of consumer data privacy. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which was enacted in 2018, was the first comprehensive state information privacy framework. The second, the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA), was signed into law on March 2, 2021.
Worried about how much of your private information is on the internet and vulnerable to theft or misuse? You’re not alone. Online privacy is an important issue. But there are steps you can take to help manage and protect your financial and personal information while you visit your favorite social media, news, and entertainment sites. Here are some ways you can boost your online privacy.
The National Cyber Security Alliance is pleased to present our first ever edition of the NCSA Board Member Spotlight. NCSA Board member companies are leaders in cybersecurity education and awareness and are an integral part of making the organization a successful public-private partnership.
Get to know Jon Check, Senior Director of Cyber Protection Solutions at Raytheon, in this Board Member Spotlight.
Many of us have seen COVID-related scams hit our inboxes in the past year. It's no secret that scammers try to take advantage of times of panic and uncertainty, when people are most vulnerable, to steal personal information.
Today, with the rapid development and distribution of COVID vaccines, many Americans are going online and sharing personal information to join waiting lists and book appointments before slots become filled. Scammers are altering their tactics to take advantage of this excitement. As we eagerly check our emails for vaccine updates and confirmations, it can be hard to tell the difference between a legitimate email and a phishing attempt.
We’re all spending more time online; creating new accounts, accessing online tools for work or connecting with family and friends. Each one requiring a password. Taking control of your increasingly digital life starts with the proper password hygiene.