In a perfect world, keeping your antivirus updated and having a good firewall in place would be enough to protect your business from cybersecurity threats.
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Colleges and universities are part-time homes to more than 16 million people, and employ over 1.5 million more. Most of them utilize the networks set up by the college’s bevy of IT administrators. If you consider that most people have difficulty keeping viruses and other malware off of their personal computers, opening up networks that facilitate this kind of user demand can be tricky. Today, we ask: can a campus’ network every truly be secure?
Bar none, cybersecurity has to be a major consideration for every business owner or manager in business today. The prevalence of people looking to rip your company off has never been higher; and that is the truth for nearly every company that uses the Internet for anything. Today, we take a look at some of the most serious cybersecurity threats that everyone should be cognizant of right now.
We've seen reports of many threats through this year. It's only going to get worse in 2019. The question you have to ask, are you doing what it takes to reduce your risk?
The Department of Homeland Security National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and the FBI have issued an activity alert to inform all computer network system operators about SamSam ransomware—aka MSIL/Samas.A. This malware has been in circulation for some time and continues to inflict damage to systems.
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This alert comes a week after the Department of Justice indicted two Iranian nationals for allegedly authoring the SamSam ransomware in a scheme to collect over $6 million. More than 200 victims have been infected by the SamSam ransomware including hospitals, municipalities, and public institutions at a total cost of $30 million, according to a Nov. 28 indictment from the Department of Justice!