Lessons learned from LinkedIn breach

Lessons learned from LinkedIn breach

As you may have heard by now, LinkedIn notified its users last week that it had been hacked.  Out of about 150 million users, approximate 6 million had their passwords stolen and posted on a hacker web site.  The breach of the social networking giant should come as no...

FEMA: Government, businesses vulnerable to cyber attacks

The nation is woefully unprepared for a major cyber attack, according to a new report released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  Among 31 core capabilities identified as key for disaster responsiveness, cyber security came in dead last, with a...

Attorneys face numerous cyber threats

When it comes to cyber risks, attorneys are often found litigating on behalf of clients who have been crime victims and are suing the company that the criminals hacked.  However, sometimes, attorneys themselves fall victim to cyber criminals. Like any other business,...

New .xxx domain could ruin your company’s reputation

As if businesses didn’t already face enough cyber threats lurking out there in the digital world, another one has recently emerged – and, wow, could it do major damage! Late last year, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began selling the...