Archive for March, 2022

Multi-Factor Authentication Now Required to Get a Cyber Insurance Policy

Thursday, March 31st, 2022

With ransomware and malware attacks getting more frequent and sophisticated year after year, more businesses are waking up to the reality that it isn’t a matter of if their company is going to be hit, but when. By 2025, global cybercrime is estimated to cost over $10.5 trillion annually, and your organization could be one […]

Android Spy Apps

Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

As mobile devices grow more advanced, more and more of the tasks that used to require a computer can be handled with a few taps in the right app. With a smartphone in hand, you can conduct your banking, check into your work network, log in to see the results of a medical test, and […]

Daxin Backdoor Tied to Chinese Threat Actor

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

As if Russian cyber threats weren’t enough, this week opened with a reminder that we can’t turn our backs on the danger from Chinese hackers. Threat hunting researchers raised the global alarm Monday on a highly sophisticated piece of malware being used by China-linked threat actors. The malware, known as Daxin, appears to be part […]

Vulnerability Scans, Penetration Tests, and NIST 800-171

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022

For contractors working in supply chains tied to government contracts, the work they do for the federal government, the Department of Defense, or other government agencies comes with the expectation that information they’re entrusted with will be protected to clearly defined standards. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-171, first published in […]