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Running into extortion emails? Don’t panic

The rundown on extortion style phishing attacks We discuss phishing mails frequently at Bytagig. For good reason, they’re both frightening and dangerous. But among this family of social-engineering schemes a nefarious, quite personal phishing email type: extortion emails/messages. These are worth addressing because while they operate with the same intent: to get money or information, …

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Building a cybersecurity plan with business intelligence

Business intelligence is crucial for cybersecurity plans Business intelligence is a catch-all term, but these days have significant – if not exclusive – application to cybersecurity environments. Business intelligence refers to the data acquired when examining everything in a cybersecurity climate, from endpoints to intrusions, how intrusions occurred, information loss, downtime (or lack thereof), and …

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The new cybersecurity task force

Cyber-teams set to address national security risks A taskforce is assembling to address the numerous cybersecurity risks presented by last year’s hacking fallout. While industries abroad continue to reel from Microsoft Enterprise-based attacks, the Biden administration is set to push forward with teams to handle these vulnerabilities. They also hope to aid thousands of small …

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Hospitals Aren’t Safe from Malware Attacks

Reports show increasing attacks on medical IT infrastructure Hospital and medical networks are still ripe targets for malicious attacks, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite putting literal lives in danger, third-party hackers are eager to take advantage and willingly lob malicious campaigns against susceptible targets. The CyberPeace Insitute, an organization dedicated to cybersecurity and raising …

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