U.S. National Cybersecurity Plan Promises to Safeguard Maritime Sector

The U.S Government released on January 5, 2021, a cybersecurity plan to secure the nation’s maritime sector against cybersecurity threats that could endanger national security. The Maritime Cyber Environment With International Maritime Organization’s ...
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The Week in Breach News: 12/23/20 – 12/29/20

Ransomware is an unwelcome gift for celebrity plastic surgery clinics, trucking and more plus get our fresh Building Better Passwords eBook, download your Cybersecurity New Year's Resolutions checklist, and learn about new ...
Europol: “The Hidden Internet Is No Longer Hidden, and Your Anonymous Activity is Not Anonymous”

Europol: “The Hidden Internet Is No Longer Hidden, and Your Anonymous Activity is Not Anonymous”

Europol this week has announced the arrest of 179 vendors of illicit goods on the dark web, in a coordinated operation known as DisrupTor. According to the press release, operation DisrupTor follows ...
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WeChat Banned, TikTok Saved

The past few weeks have seen a flurry of activity surrounding two Chinese apps, TikTok (Bytdance) and WeChat (Tencent) and their ability to continue to have a presence in the United States ...
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BBB Warns of Scammers Targeting Immigrants Aspiring to a US Visa

BBB Warns of Scammers Targeting Immigrants Aspiring to a US Visa

A recent BBB scam warning sheds light on how scam artists, posing as US government officials, lure would-be immigrants to the US with the prospect of receiving one of the 50,000 visas ...
US K-12 and Colleges Suffered 1,300 Data Breaches in 15 Years

US K-12 and Colleges Suffered 1,300 Data Breaches in 15 Years

More than 24.5 million records belonging to K–12 school districts and colleges in the United States have been hit by around 1,300 data breaches since 2005, according to a new report from ...
Online Voting Platform in Three U.S. States Vulnerable to Multiple Types of Attacks

Online Voting Platform in Three U.S. States Vulnerable to Multiple Types of Attacks

Security researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Michigan found numerous security issues and vulnerabilities within Democracy Live’s OmniBallot platform. The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing more states ...