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coronavirus and cybersecurity issues
Cyber Security

Coronavirus and Cybersecurity Issues

Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Exploited During Coronavirus Crisis Businesses are being strained during the Coronavirus epidemic and Cybersecurity Issues are on the rise.  Cyber criminals and hostile nation states are wasting little time in exploiting the vulnerabilities this crisis has created.  Remote Work Protocols Working remotely has been growing at an exponential rate.  While cybersecurity can be

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FBI Investigating HHS Cyberattack
Cyber Security

FBI Investigating HHS Cyberattack

The FBI Investigating HHS Cyberattack During Coronavirus Crisis The AP reported that Attorney General William Barr has announced that the FBI is investigating the HHS Cyberattack that took place on March 16, 2020 for the involvement of foreign governments.  The incident that was originally reported on Sunday March 16, 2020 by Bloomberg, involved a cyberattack

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Concerns for Business Cybersecurity
Cyber Security

Concerns for Business Cybersecurity Capabilities

Business Cybersecurity Report Card for 2019 There are growing concerns for business cybersecurity to meet the challenges of today’s hostile environment.  The international insurance underwriter Hiscox recently released its Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report 2019 and the news was not good.  The report showed that the number of cyber attacks has increased and that businesses of

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ISMS System
Cyber Security

ISMS System – 27k1 Ltd appoint CVG Strategy LLC

17th February 2020 – Company Announcement       27k1 Ltd Appoint CVG Strategy LLC as First, US Reseller of 27k1 ISMS System According to the latest ISO 2018 Survey, demand for ISO/IEC 27001 certification in the US has increased by 37% since 2017. Given this growth trajectory and recognizing that ISO 27001 is the

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NSO Group Under Investigation
Cyber Security

NSO Group Under Investigation by the FBI

The FBI is Investigating NSO Group for Personal and Government Hacks The Israeli based NSO Group is under investigation concerning possible attacks on United States citizens and companies by the FBI.   Reuters reported on January 30, 2020 that the probe, which has been active since 2017, concerns the infection of smartphones.  NSO Group creates products

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apple icloud full encryption
Cyber Security

Apple iCloud Full Encryption News Should Raise Concerns

Apple Drops Plans for iCloud Full Encryption As reported by Reuters on January 22, 2020, Apple has dropped plans for full encryption of the iCloud for iPhone users.  This was in response to complaints by the FBI that such encryption would harm investigations.  Certainly the need for the availability of data by law enforcement agencies

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Mozilla Firefox Vulnerabilities
Cyber Security

Mozilla Firefox Vulnerabilities Show Need for Vigilance

High Profile Alerts Concerning Mozilla Firefox Vulnerabilities On January 8, 2020 the United States Department of Homeland Defense’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an alert concerning Mozilla Firefox vulnerabilities.  These vulnerabilities could allow external control of Mac and Windows computer operating systems by cyberattackers.  Mobile devices are not affected by this problem.  Mozilla

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Capital One Cyberattack
Cyber Security

Capital One Cyberattack Effects 106 Million Card Holders

Capital One Cyberattack The Capital One cyberattack is a concern for small businesses.  Capital One said Monday that the personal information of approximately 106 million card customers and applicants had been compromised.  This is one of the largest cyberattacks on a big bank. The information of customers and applicants compromised included small businesses.  The Wall

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