Businesses Large and Small Need to Be Cyber Resilient in a COVID-19 World

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By Loretta Worters, Vice President, Media Relations, Triple-I Advanced Persistent Threat groups and cybercriminals are likely to continue to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic over the coming weeks and months.  Weak and stolen passwords, back doors, applications vulnerabilities, malware and insider threats have been among the most common causes of data breaches in the past.  But […]

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Victimized Twice? Firms Paying Cyber Ransom Could Face U.S. Penalties

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Recent advisories from two U.S. Treasury agencies –  the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) – indicating that companies paying ransom or facilitating such payments to cyber extortionists could be subject to federal penalties are a reminder of the importance of good cyber hygiene.   The notices also underscore businesses’ need to consult […]

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