New Dept Of Energy Cybersecurity Strategy (Threat Sharing, Supply-Chain Risk Mgt., R&D, etc.)

The US Department of Energy released its Multi-Year Plan for Energy Sector Cybersecurity to help make US energy systems more resilient and secure.  The plan includes: boosting threat-sharing with the private sector, including a malicious code repository and exchange curbing supply-chain risk, and accelerating research and development to make energy systems more resilient to hacking. Also, the plan serves as […]

A Quarter Of Enterprises Suffer From Cloud Cryptojacking Incidents

A new report has revealed that 25% of enterprises have suffered from cloud cryptojacking incidents, a sharp increase from the 8% that was recorded from last quarter. As more enterprises increase their activities in the cloud, this area has become a natural target for malicious attackers. IT security experts commented below. Chris Doman, Security Researcher at […]

I Still WannaCry One Year Later

In May 2017 the biggest ransomware attack in history broke out. Known as “WannaCry,” the now infamous ransomware spread like wildfire, affecting PCs around the world. One year on, the same malware – which exploits the EternalBlue vulnerability – is still prevalent. Avast has detected and blocked more than 176 million WannaCry attacks in 217 […]

Fines and Penalties in GDPR Per Articles

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is designed to protect the privacy of all EU citizens and this will change the way the organizations store and use EU citizens’ data. Failure to meet the requirements of GDPR could also turn out to be an expensive expense. Here is summary of the penalty as it applied […]