Cybersecurity News of the Week, March 31, 2019

Individuals at Risk
Cyber Privacy

Spyware app exposes private photos, hosting provider steps in. From the story: “It’s difficult to imagine a more egregious breach of privacy, or a less forgivable lack of response on the developers’ part”: A hosting company took down a database operated by a spying app this week after it was found displaying thousands of intimate images and recordings online.

Cybersecurity News of the Week, March 24, 2019

Individuals at Risk
Cyber Privacy

FEMA ‘major privacy incident’ reveals data from 2.5 million disaster survivors: The Federal Emergency Management Agency shared personal addresses and banking information of more than 2 million U.S. disaster survivors in what the agency acknowledged Friday was a “major privacy incident.

3 Reasons why security is better in the cloud

If small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) think cybersecurity is impossible to manage now, just think about what it was like before the internet provided a way to receive IT support remotely. Today, enterprise-level solutions and security can be delivered from almost anywhere in the world. Read on to find out why that’s even safer than […]

Cybersecurity News of the Week, March 17, 2019

Individuals at Risk
Cyber Privacy

Data-Collecting IOT Teapot, Teplo 2.0. Gathering information from the consumer, their environment, and their desired tea selection, the Teplo 2.0 can brew tea perfectly suited for everybody: Gathering information from the consumer, their environment, and their desired tea selection, the Teplo 2.0 can brew tea perfectly suited for everybody.

Cybersecurity News of the Week, March 10, 2019

SecureTheVillage — March Webinar

SecureTheHuman: Beyond Awareness Training. Turning People into Cyber Guardians.

Host: Stan Stahl, Ph.D., President SecureTheVillage and Citadel Information Group

Stan’s Guests:

Bill Leider, Managing Partner, Axies Group
Barbara Allen-Watkins, President, BAW Consulting Services.

Threats facing financial institutions today

Despite efforts to remain secure, financial services make up 35% of all data breaches, earning the unfortunate title of most breached sector. It provides multiple avenues for cybercriminals to monetize their skills through extortion, theft, and fraud. These incidents compel businesses and individuals to take cybersecurity seriously. How prepared is your business? A good starting […]

Secure your Mac before discarding it

Well over half of Americans save account passwords to an application or web browser, and at least as many also store private documents on their computers. That’s fine for people who take active measures to protect their data, but if you give away a computer, you surrender all control. Make sure to follow these steps […]