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You may be subscribing to US-CERT … but have you heard of ICS-CERT?

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness team (US-CERT) operates within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), protecting America by responding to major incidents, analyzing threats, and exchanging critical cyber security information with trusted partners around the world.  You may have already signed up for the popular email alert … Continue Reading

Cyber thieves will target anything they can hold for ransom

Back in August, the Associated Press ran this article profiling how a North Carolina manufacturer has been attacked twice by cyber criminals looking to install malware and cripple the “just-in-time” nature of their operations so that they’d be willing to pay a ransom to return to production. While this manufacturer avoided paying the ransom so far, … Continue Reading

Will Your Company Have To Stop Using Kaspersky?

Acting Secretary of DHS, Elaine Duke, issued a BOD requiring departments and agencies to identify the use or presence of all Kaspersky products on their information systems and to develop detailed plans to remove and discontinue present and future use of the products and to finalize implementation of those plans within 3 months.  She is … Continue Reading
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