Six Top Tips for Cyber Security

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Wed, 09/26/2018 - 17:01
Six Top Tips for Cyber Security
Six Top Tips for Cyber Security

Although everyone nods their head and claims to know the basics of cyber security, such as staff awareness, multiple passwords and multi-factor authentication – there are hundreds of different tricks and tips to stay ahead of the cyber crime game.

With masses at our fingertips we have sourced six stunning tips that get you to take small but important actions and will expand your safety net:

Security Tip 1

Big brother is watching you.


Are you being watched?

Submitted by James Azar on Wed, 09/26/2018 - 16:20
Are you being watched?
Are you being watched?

Maybe.

Pegasus, a potent cell phone spyware program, previously known to have infected both Android and iPhone, is now believed to be present in over 45 countries.

Citizen Lab reported finding 36 Pegasus operators in 45 countries, 10 of which are involved in cross-border espionage.  Citizen Lab further suggested that some of these countries are known to use spyware with the intention to target private citizens, these have formerly included Animal rights activists.


Is your smart home safe?

Submitted by James Azar on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 15:39
Is your smart home safe?
Is your smart home safe?

The university of Michigan recently found that multiple smart apps and devices have far more access than they really need, to perform necessary functions. This is being termed 'overprivileged' and has caught the fervent eyes of the cyber security community. This is largely because of the gaping hole growing in IOT cyber security.

As the world of IoT expands at an exponential rate, cyber security professionals are concerned that safety is playing second fiddle to consumer desires to stockpile smart goodies.  


The Cybersecurity Scene.

Submitted by James Azar on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:01
The Cybersecurity Scene.
The Cybersecurity Scene.

With the growing sophistication of our virtual assets and increasing dependence on IoT products and cloud computing, comes real developments in the Cyber-security landscape.

This has pushed cyber-security issues and hackers into everyday life for almost every type of individual and business.

The level of sophistication of cyber-crime is reminiscent of the shift from street to organized crime. 


Five Staggering Stats for Cyber Security in 2018

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Wed, 09/05/2018 - 10:48
Five Staggering Stats for Cyber Security in 2018
Five Staggering Stats for Cyber Security in 2018

There is nothing more impressive (and of course slightly obnoxious) than the guy at the party who knows everything. Well, you don't have to know everything, but keeping a few recent cyber trivia facts at your fingertips is always a conversation starter and evidence that you have your eye on the ball.   Amaze your friends and spout off Cyber Security facts from 2018.


Is it really you?

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Mon, 08/13/2018 - 13:39
Is it really you?
Is it really you?

Identity theft is spiraling out of control and it's becoming harder and harder to prove who you are on the internet.

Cyber criminals are advancing their techniques and aiming at cyber identity vulnerabilities to cash out by stealing personal data to sell at profit, on the dark net. 


You've Got Mail

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Fri, 08/10/2018 - 13:07
You've Got Mail
You've Got Mail

Emails are becoming an unavoidable threat to our security.

Both emails and attachments can be highly hazardous to the health of your business.

Why?


What's the Big Deal about SamSam?

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:15
What's the Big Deal about SamSam?
What's the Big Deal about SamSam?

On the whole, whilst spreading ransomware, the usual malware suspects use old-fashioned strategies that 'hit and hope' with as many victims as possible, such as in mass-pool spam campaigns, sent to thousands, potentially hundreds of thousands of possible targets.


When you fly, no Wi-Fi

Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:00
When you fly, no Wi-Fi
When you fly, no Wi-Fi

Nothing characterizes contemporary employment better than liquidity. The flexibility that cell phones and lap tops have given us to work on- the-go, is tremendous, yet from a security perspective – fraught with challenges.

It is extremely difficult to provide speedy internet and data without compromising security, as end-to-end encryption is loaded with vulnerabilities and this is nowhere more evident than at the airport.