Make Contingency Plans to Prepare for an Attack Against Critical Infrastructure
An executive asked for a short list of what they should be doing now to prepare for the unlikely event of a disruption to our critical infrastructure. Here are some basics: Make contingency plans for what you’ll do if the power goes out for an extended time. Consider how you’ll respond if you’re unable to […]Continue Reading
Beware: Attackers Place Malicious Ads at the Top of Search Engine Results
OpenOffice is a free program that allows you to create documents and spreadsheets. Right now, attackers are buying ads so that, if you search for OpenOffice and are a lucky searcher, an ad appears at the top of your search. Clicking on the ad could take you to a site to download a malicious program […]Continue Reading
10 Things Every Organization Can Do Right Now to Protect Themselves from State-Sponsored Foreign Attacks!
Help protect your organization from attacks related to possible cyber-warfare. Ask your IT pros, in-house or outsourced, to: If your network firewall supports blocking data traffic by country, restrict all connections from all non-essential countries. You might need to allow traffic from specific addresses if one of your providers has a data center in another […]Continue Reading
Prepare Now to Recover Quickly from Ransomware on Mac and Windows Computers
Equip all of your Work from Home users with a cloned drive so they can help protect your network and get up and running quickly if they get ransomware or if their hard drive crashes. Protect your home family computers the same way.Continue Reading