Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Collaboration Solves the Cyber Risk to Business Risk Challenge

[Bob’s comment:  If you have taken a CISSP or other cybersecurity class from me, you already know that the CIS 20 Controls are my favorite cybersecurity framework.  Here is a new set of tools for doing a risk assessment based on the 20 Controls.]

Over the past year, the Center ...

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Online threats and how to guard against them

Online threats have become increasingly sophisticated and dangerous in recent years. Hackers can now easily access your personal information and financial data, opening you up to identity theft, fraud, and other serious crimes. Fortunately, there are actually several incisive steps you can take to protect yourself from these threats. This blog post will go ahead and discuss the various types of online ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: Citibank Payment Phish

Chef’s Special:  BEC Phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your email to phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide a warning, examples of ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Internet Safety – Part 2

Kelly Bowers from the Internet Advisor sent me this post to share with my readers.  This is the second of two parts.  Part one published yesterday.

How to Stay Safe

Clearly, the internet is a minefield. But just like any minefield, it can be plenty safe so long as you know where to step.

We can’t tell you how to completely avoid getting into trouble online, but if you follow these steps, you will significantly reduce the number of risks ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Internet Safety – Part 1

Kelly Bowers from the Internet Advisor sent me this post to share with my readers.  This is the first of two parts.  Part two will publish tomorrow

The internet has undoubtedly unlocked a whole new world for us. It’s now possible to shop for goods in global marketplaces, talk to people from other parts of the world, stream videos wherever you are, and share your thoughts and feelings with whoever is willing to listen.

However, while the internet has ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Morgan Stanley Warns Against Recent “Brushing Scam”

Morgan Stanley has outlined several common scams everyone should be on the lookout for during the holiday season. The first involves phony delivery notifications. These scams are common year-round, but they’re particularly relevant during the holidays.

“A popular scam involves receiving a text or email that asks you to click on ...

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AppGuard – Preventing the Undetectable

Today’s post is from Tony Chiappetta of CHIPS.  Tony is a frequent article contributor, and I am happy to recommend AppGuard to my readers.  I do not usually promote specific products on this blog, but if you are dealing with zero-day threats in your environment, AppGuard may be for you. Tony is hosting a webinar next week on December 8th at 2:00 pm CST, so if you need more information, I would suggest your register today.

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5 Top Cybersecurity Threats to Businesses in 2022

Cybersecurity attacks are destructive activities that target Information technology systems. It also targets the users using them in order to gain unlicensed access to the systems and the information they contain. This is where a cybersecurity company comes into business by providing the required protection.

Generally, cyber attackers carry out these attacks with the indicated intention of using information for ...

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