#school | #ransomware | FBI warns of possible cyber crimes during coronavirus pandemic | South Lake Tahoe

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The FBI anticipates cyber actors will exploit increased use of virtual environments by government agencies, the private sector, private organizations, and individuals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Computer systems and virtual environments provide essential communication services for telework and education, in addition to conducting regular…

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#school | #ransomware | Cyber Risk Grows as Criminals Exploit Coronavirus Crisis – Brink – The Edge of Risk

Cybercriminals have begun to actively exploit this crisis, with millions of employees now working remotely. Share this article Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Email Print Article The coronavirus crisis is shuttering schools, businesses and entire communities in an effort to slow the spread of the pandemic. Cybercriminals have begun to actively exploit…

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#school | #ransomware | The State of Ransomware in K–12

In the past four years, there have been more than 700 million cybersecurity-related incidents that have disrupted school operations, according to the K–12 Cyber Incident Map. That number will continue to grow as school districts become increasingly data-rich, yet still fall victim to ransomware attacks and hacking campaigns. In this recorded webinar, CDW…

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#school | #ransomware | Cyber experts line up to defend medical community, critical infrastructure — GCN

Cyber experts line up to defend medical community, critical infrastructure By Susan Miller Mar 30, 2020 More than 800 cybersecurity experts have banded together to fight coronavirus-inspired attacks. Called the COVID-19 CTI (cyber threat intelligence) League, the community includes incident responders and industry experts from more than 40 countries….

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#school | #ransomware | when it comes to cybersecurity, is your school in the know?

Contributors David Emm, Principal security researcher, Kaspersky Roger Snelling, Senior network consultant, Axians; former head of networks, University of Exeter Subhalakshmi Ganapathy, Product evangelist, ManageEngine Mark Bentley, Safeguarding and cybersecurity manager, London Grid for Learning (LGfL) Darryl Morton, Director of operations and security, One Team Logic Q. Can you outline…

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#comptia | #ransomware | Florida musters resources to combat ransomware and protect data, elections

With the presidential election months away and ransomware costing state and local governments millions, more than 365 bills dealing with cybersecurity have been heard in 2020 legislative sessions in 35 state capitols, according to the National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL). State lawmakers have submitted bills requiring government agencies to…

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#comptia | #ransomware | Editorial: Require local government bodies to admit ransomware attacks – Opinion – The Intelligencer

Imagine you’re a small-business owner and your shop’s computer system falls victim to a cyberattack. Your email, financial records, contracts and a customer database get encrypted by a hacker who’ll unlock your files for a few thousand dollars. You hate the thought of paying, but without the information you can’t…

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