A week in security (March 30 – April 5)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 17:05:42 +0000

A roundup of the week’s security news, including data privacy issues, increases in cyberattacks due to COVID-19, Zoom vulnerabilities, and more.

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NCSA Small Business Webinar Series

Credit to Author: William “Bill” Malik (CISA VP Infrastructure Strategies)| Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 12:37:42 +0000

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Working from home? How do you keep your employees cyber-safe and cyber-secure? How do you protect your reputation, profit, and cash flow when you depend on your IT infrastructure as never before? The National Cyber Security Alliance is hosting a series of webinars for small business owners, and we’re proud to support this effort with…

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Microsoft works with healthcare organizations to protect from popular ransomware during COVID-19 crisis: Here’s what to do

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:00:13 +0000

Microsoft identified several dozens of hospitals with vulnerable gateway and VPN appliances. We sent these hospitals a first-of-its-kind notification with important info about the vulnerabilities, how attackers can take advantage of them, and a strong recommendation to apply security updates.

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Protecting your company during COVID-19: guidance for CIOs and CISOs

Credit to Author: Ross McKerchar| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:42:00 +0000

An unplanned and rapid shift to remote working is inadvertently forcing companies to relax cybersecurity controls. CIOs and CISOs must work quickly to counter the risks before the criminals capitalise on them.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/_vdQUqr8bs8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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COVID-19: How Do I Work from Home Securely?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:42:06 +0000

The coronavirus pandemic—the infection officially designated as COVID-19—is causing upheaval across the globe. Aside from the serious economic and public health implications, one very practical impact of shelter-in-place dictums is to force many companies to support remote working where they can. The most recent data tells us that in 2017, eight million Americans worked from…

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Coronavirus Bitcoin scam promises “millions” working from home

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 17:05:13 +0000

We look at a set of Coronavirus Bitcoin scam emails promising vast sums of cryptocash that can be made working from home—but drains users accounts instead.

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Facing down the myriad threats tied to COVID-19

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 18:21:40 +0000

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