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Cyber Exposures Rise During Pandemic

Although it is logical that cyber-attacks have risen during the pandemic, and there is anecdotal evidence that it is occurring, including our own experience, an interesting new report was recently released...

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Is Your Business Collecting COVID-19-Related Employee Data? If So, You May Need to Update Your CCPA Employee Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires businesses covered by the CCPA to notify their employees of the categories of personal information the business collects about employees and the purposes for...

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Walmart’s COVID-19 Testing by Drone Pilot Program

If you live within a one and a half-mile radius of the east side of the Walmart store in El Paso, Texas in a single-family home, within a one-mile radius of...

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Dealing with Two Schoolyard Bullies: Schools Are Forced to Contend with Cyber-attacks While Also Trying to Manage Covid-19 Crisis

Criminals are apparently not taking any time off during this pandemic, and in fact by all accounts have increased their attacks, particularly targeting entities whose attention is diverted to dealing with...

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Secureworks 2020 Incident Response Report Confirms Increased Vulnerabilities with At Home Workers During Pandemic

Secureworks issues an annual Incident Response Report that is very helpful in obtaining information on what types of incidents are occurring in order to become more resistant to threats. The...

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Privacy Tip #256 – COVID-19 Scams Continue to Plague U.S. Public

It has been widely reported that hackers are taking advantage of the pandemic to perpetrate scams and frauds. We have seen attacks against workers of companies through phishing emails that...

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Episode 190: 20 Years, 300 CVEs. Also: COVID’s Lasting Security Lessons

In this episode of the podcast (#190), sponsored by LastPass, Larry Cashdollar of Akamai joins us to talk about how finding his first CVE vulnerability, more than 20 years ago,...

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OFAC Issues Advisory on Sanctions for Facilitating Ransomware Payments

On October 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued an advisory “to highlight the sanctions risks associated with ransomware payments related to...

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Podcast Episode 189: AppSec for Pandemic Times, A Conversation with GitLab Security VP Jonathan Hunt

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:30 — 37.8MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | The pandemic isn’t the only thing shaking up development organizations. Application security is a top concern and security work is “shifting left” and becoming more intertwined with development. In this podcast, Security Ledger Editor […]

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