Street smart rules can keep us safe because they encourage a mindset of healthy caution, especially as we enter our adult lives. But many of us received little-to-no education about online safety. As our world becomes more connected and moves online, we encounter serious cyber threats more frequently.
Industry and Government Experts Discuss Incident Response at NCSA and Nasdaq Cybersecurity Summit at the Nasdaq MarketSite
On April 17, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) partnered with Nasdaq to host its spring Cybersecurity Summit at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Experts from industry, government and the nonprofit sector convened to highlight overlooked approaches – from adapting response plans to building communications protocols – in order to reduce uncertainty and recover beyond IT.
When you are sprucing up your home this spring, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) encourage everyone take a few minutes to tend to your digital life and safeguard your personal information with these Take-Action Tips.
Alongside the gift of technological convenience come cyber threats. Ask any member of the information technology community and you will hear countless stories of spikes in data breaches in recent years. These global, digital attacks have forced homes and companies to increase vigilance when it comes to cybersecurity and their activities online.
There are several variations of the modern tech support scam. Whereas the common denominator always boils down to manipulation, the specific mechanisms of achieving this objective may vary and allow security analysts to single out three main tactics of these scammers.
Even nonprofits are at risk online. If you’re the owner or manager of such an organization, you can’t rely on goodwill or flying under the radar — here are five suggestions for making your organization, and the people who represent it, more secure against cybercrime.
US Adults with These “Bad Online Habits” are More Likely to Have Experienced a Data Breach, Survey Finds
A recent survey by University of Phoenix found that nearly half (43 percent) of U.S. adults have experienced a personal data breach in the past three years.
The health care industry is still having a hard time getting its cybersecurity under control, despite ongoing knowledge that the sector is among the most vulnerable to attack compared to most others. It's worth examining why the health sector faces these challenges and what can be done to remedy the problems.