Category Archives: Government

Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (June 2nd, 2021)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Self-Promoting Cybersecurity Firms Doing More Harm Than Good Almost 500,000 job openings in cybersecurity nationwide How can Netizen help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts can often target specific groups that can be exploited by malicious actors. In this instance, we see a phishing scam targeting unsuspecting FedEx […]
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Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack: What happened and how we move forward.

Americans on the East Coast have found themselves on the wrong end of one of the most impactful ransomware attacks this country has ever seen. The FBI reported earlier this week that a group known as DarkSide has claimed responsibility for an attack that caused the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline. On Friday, May 7th, Colonial announced that they had halted […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (April 13th, 2021)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week 533 Million Facebook Users’ Personal Identifiable Information Leaked Online Fleecware Apps Accumulate $400M in Revenue How can Netizen help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts can often target specific groups that can be exploited by malicious actors. In this instance, we see a phishing scam targeting unsuspecting JPMorgan […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (March 12th, 2021)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week U.S issues warning after Microsoft says China hacked its mail server program Ransomware as a service is the new big problem for business How can Netizen help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts can often target specific groups that can be exploited by malicious actors. In this instance, […]
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The Difference Between CMMC and DFARS CUI

Although DFARS CUI compliance and CMMC programs do overlap, the assessment (audit) process will be significantly different moving forward

The Key to Compliance: Vulnerability Assessments

Routine vulnerability assessments evaluate what risks and threats exist for your business systems, assign severity levels to them, and ultimately recommend modifications or countermeasures to minimize the risk of a breach.

FDA plans to improve medical device cybersecurity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to tackle security issues related to medical devices and has released a plan of action it means to implement in the near future. Read More………….

U.S. and U.K. Warn of Cybersecurity Threat From Russia

LONDON — The United States and Britain on Monday issued a first-of-its-kind joint warning about Russian cyberattacks against government and private organizations as well as individual homes and offices in both countries, a milestone in the escalating use of cyberweaponry between major powers. Read More………

AI a threat to cyber security, warns report

Artificial intelligence is being incorporated into a range of cyber security products, but the technology may also introduce new threats, a report warns Artificial intelligence (AI) poses a range of threats to cyber, physical and political security, according to a report by 26 UK and US experts and researchers. The Malicious use of artificial intelligence report examines the […]
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The 5 non-cyber challenges facing federal cybersecurity

Cybersecurity may be the top issue keeping federal CIOs, CISOs and other IT officials up at night — but it doesn’t exist in a vacuum alone. In addition to strong cybersecurity risk awareness and mitigation policies, as well as state-of-the-art threat detection software, agencies must also equip themselves with top talent, modern systems, efficient procurement […]
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