Cybersecurity training and awareness: helpful resources for educators

Free resources for cybersecurity awareness and training are out there – links to many of them are provided here. Cybersecurity training and awareness programs need not break the budget. This article lists free resources that are readily accessible and can help you find ideas, content, and contacts to assist in your efforts. Of course, as … More Cybersecurity training and awareness: helpful resources for educators

Atlanta’s ransomware attack: Police dashcam video archives lost forever

The city has spent $5 million to restore files, rebuild impacted systems, and harden its cyber-defenses. The ransomware attack that compromised much of the computer infrastructure of Atlanta’s municipal government in March 2018, has resulted in the loss of years’ worth of footage collected by dashboard-mounted cameras in the city’s police cars, according to WSB-TV channel. … More Atlanta’s ransomware attack: Police dashcam video archives lost forever

Study: White House email domains at risk of being misused for phishing scams

Most of the White House’s email domains have yet to deploy an email authentication protocol known as DMARC that is designed to reduce the risk of attackers impersonating legitimate email addresses for distributing spam or phishing messages. Nearly all email domains overseen by the Executive Office of the President (EOP) of the United States – … More Study: White House email domains at risk of being misused for phishing scams

iOS VPN apps removed from Apple’s Chinese App Store

Regular readers of We Live Security will know that we have long been proponents of internet users protecting their privacy by installing a VPN on their computers, tablets, and smartphones. Don’t know what a VPN is? Watch this video from ESET. Ok, so hopefully we’re all up to speed and understand the importance of running a VPN. But depending … More iOS VPN apps removed from Apple’s Chinese App Store

UK government to roll out cybersecurity clubs for teens to address skills shortage

Thousands of teenagers across the UK are set to be given intensive training at cybersecurity clubs in a bid to minimize the skills shortage predicted for the near future. The Cyber Schools Programme aims to offer support and encouragement to youngsters aged between 14 and 18 who demonstrate an early talent for the skills needed … More UK government to roll out cybersecurity clubs for teens to address skills shortage

Over half of US citizens ‘have experienced a data breach’

The Pew Research Center has found that over half of American citizens have been victims of data breaches in recent years. The online security survey, released on 26 January this year, revealed that 64% of adults in the US have either reported or were notified of a data breach that had impacted their personal data. … More Over half of US citizens ‘have experienced a data breach’