(This is our CINS Army Brief for September 2020. Learn more and subscribe here.)
And the “CINSY” for Baddest Actor in Cybersecurity for 2020 goes to . . . Novel Coronavirus-2019. Covid-19 has changed how we work, live and learn, and has had a profound impact on Cybersecurity. The pandemic has opened a “back door” to elite hackers who target the vulnerable. Hacking, phishing, and ransomware have flourished during the pandemic. Read on for Covid-related news and more scams to be aware of this season.
- COVID cybercrime: 10 disturbing statistics to keep you awake tonight
- VPNs: The Cyber Elephant in the Room
- UHS hospitals hit by reported country-wide Ryuk ransomware attack
- CISA says a hacker breached a federal agency
- Payment Card Skimming Hits 2,000 E-Commerce Sites
- Cybersecurity Conundrum: Who’s Responsible for Securing IoT Networks?
- The Cybersecurity Threat No One Talks About Is A Simple Code
- FBI says credential stuffing attacks are behind some recent bank hacks
- “LokiBot,” the malware that steals your most sensitive data, is on the rise
- CISOs are struggling to prepare for security compliance audits
- Can local governments’ cyber flaws be fixed?
- Third-party security risk is substantial – and many providers’ readiness is substandard
- Cybersecurity: Your supply chain is now your weakest link
- 5 simple steps to bring cyber threat intelligence sharing to your organization
- Justifying your 2021 cybersecurity budget
- What are the most vulnerable departments and sectors to phishing attacks?
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