Large Scale Cyber Attack (WCry2 Ransomware Outbreak)

Large Scale Cyber Attack (WCry2 Ransomware Outbreak)

Large-Scale Cyber Attack (WCry2 Ransomware Outbreak) Virus Name: WannaCrypt, WannaCry, WanaCrypt0r, WCrypt, WCRY Vector: All Windows versions before Windows 10 are vulnerable if not patched for MS-17-010. It uses EternalBlue MS17-010 to propagate. Ransom: between $300...

Cybersecurity Bill Seeks New Regulation

FEBRUARY 15, 2012 A bill introduced by leading U.S. senators yesterday requires the owners and operators of our nation’s critical computer networks to safeguard against hackers. Essentially, under this bill, the Department of Homeland Security would have the...

New CA Breach Notification Law In Effect

FEBRUARY 8, 2012 As a reminder, any business or entity that conducts business within California and collects and holds Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is now subject to Senate Bill 24, which amends the California breach notification law. This new bill aims...
Defend Your Data – 2012 to Challenge Profits

Defend Your Data – 2012 to Challenge Profits

NCX SECURITY INSIGHTS / JANUARY 2012 – #2 As CEO of NCX Group, I wish you and your company a prosperous new year. It is sure to be a challenging one for all of us due to the economy and smaller budgets, and with the 2012 data threat predictions calling for an...

How to Avoid a Security Breach

NCX SECURITY INSIGHTS / JANUARY 2012 – #1 It would be the ultimate buzzkill to learn that data breaches you hear happening to other companies has now happened to yours, especially when your company’s security measures were strong, or so you thought. There’s a...