Cancer Patient Sues over Ransomware Attack

Philip BaderCybersecurity

The risks to organizations from a ransomware attack generally focus on familiar issues. Successful attacks can cripple an organization’s ability to function. They can lead to the loss of intellectual property and lower profits because of downtime. They can even affect business reputations. Recent developments in Ireland suggest that costly court battles might have to be added to this list. … Read More

Growing Cyber Threats to the Gaming Industry

Robert LilesCybersecurity

It’s a reality in today’s world that data breaches are commonplace, and that companies, organizations, and even individuals need to protect themselves against such attacks. The video game industry has become a prime target for cybercriminals, for both developers and consumers. As the business and consumer sides alike rely on technology and connection, they are growing ever more prone to … Read More

What to Expect When the CCPA Laws Are Enforced

Laura BednarCybersecurity

CCPA Enforced in California

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was enacted in January of 2020 to protect the personal information of California residents. In early March of 2020, the California Office of the Attorney General released a set of proposed revisions to the CCPA draft that would alter the regulations. Beginning July 1, the Attorney General’s office will be enforcing the regulations with … Read More

How Permanent Remote Workers Can Stay Digitally Secure

Laura BednarCybersecurity

Digital Tools for Working From Home

Companies worldwide had to adapt to a new way of working after the pandemic forced people to follow shelter-in-place orders. Businesses who may not have allowed employees to work from home (WFH) in the past had no choice but to conduct virtual meetings, allow employees to utilize personal work devices, and allow workers to conduct tasks using their home wi-fi. … Read More

Google Adds Nest to Group of Advanced Protection Devices

Laura BednarCybersecurity

Google Nest Advanced Protection

After a slew of hacking attempts on the Nest home security system, consumers demanded that Google increase security. In response, the tech giant has included the Nest system in its Advanced Protection Program. This gives Nest the same level of protection as other Google-related services like Gmail, Chrome, and Android phones. What Is Advanced Protection? Google’s Advanced Protection program was … Read More