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Explaining risk can be difficult since CISOs and execs don’t speak the same language. The key is to tailor your message for the audience.

On March 7, a bipartisan bill was introduced to the Senate called the Cybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2017. 426 more words

Information Security

FBI Questions U.S. Employees at Russian Cyber Firm Kaspersky Lab

The FBI interviewed several U.S. employees of Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab this week as part of an investigation into the company’s operations, according to two sources familiar with the matter. 474 more words

Tech

Petya Ransomware : Initial Analysis

Petya is a family of encrypting ransomware that was first discovered in 2016. The malware targets Microsoft Windows-based systems, infecting the master boot record… 578 more words

IT

Cybercrime Will Cost Businesses Nearly $8 Trillion Over Next 5 Years

Jupiter research firm has published a report highlighting the financial impact that cybercrime can have on businesses. In this report, the researcher estimates that computer attacks (piracy, theft of personal data, etc.) will cost businesses around the world close to $8 trillion over the next five years. 272 more words

Advantages of Availing Managed IT services in Houston

MSPs or Managed Service Providers act as a cost-effective alternative to manage and staff your personal IT department. MSP is specially recommended for medium and small businesses, which can be availed involving a minimum amount of monthly fee. 303 more words

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Cybersecurity. Wannacry; now Petya. What steps have you taken to protect your business?


Yesterday’s Petya ransom-ware attack highlights again the serious effect that cyberattacks can have on all companies operating in an increasingly digitalized and interconnected marketplace. Although the full scope and scale of this attack will emerge with the fullness of time, events like this will only become more common if companies within the shipping and transport sectors remain unprepared.
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Cyber Security

Petya Ransomware 101

WHAT IS IT?

According to Krebs on Security, Petya uses

the “Eternal Blue” exploit, a digital weapon that was believed to have been developed by the U.S.

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