Ransomware Attackers Demand  Million From NYC College

Ransomware Attackers Demand $2M from NYC College

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On July 11, 2019 Monroe College in New York City fell prey to a ransomware attack. The hackers are asking for payment of $2M (170 bitcoin) to release the network, files, and systems back to the control of the college. Read here to learn more about the incident and how to improve your security posture.

Information Security News Roundup: June 2019

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June was another month filled with incidents and breaches that made headlines. Cities and schools were in the news more frequently than in past months roundups. Check out some of the biggest information security news stories from June.

Information Security News Roundup: May 2019

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April showers did not bring May flowers in the information security world. May was jam-packed with cybersecurity incidents that made headlines. Check out this month's information security news roundup to learn more about the impact of these incidents.

Information Security News Roundup: April 2019

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April is known for its unpredictable weather. Information security and information security news is actually a lot like the spring weather. It's bright and refreshing when things are going well. Sometimes things are a little less than ideal— but manageable. And sometimes it storms. The frequency, type, and result of those storms often depend on where you live, and the measures you're taking to protect yourself. Security is no different. When things are going well, it's a beautiful thing. Every once in a while, we experience some difficulties that can be challenging, but they're usually mild and pass quickly. Sometimes it storms. And the type of storm often depends on what type of information you have, what industry you belong to, and what you're doing to protect yourself. Here's a look at some of the beautiful sunny days, the gloomy overcasts, and the storms that were the information security news stories of April.

Information Security News Roundup: March 2019

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Spring is in the air! So are breaches, new information security regulations, vendor risk management discussions, and companies not properly protecting your data. As we leave winter behind, check out which information security news stories remain front and center.

Information Security News Roundup: February 2019

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February may be the shortest month of the year, but it doesn't mean there was any shortage of information security news. Check out this month's information security news roundup and see which stories made the biggest impact last month!

Information Security News Roundup: January 2019

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It's a new year, but the same thing is true: information security news is as prevalent as ever. With each year that passes, attacks get bigger and attackers get more sophisticated. Thankfully, we're also getting better at thinking of information security as a critical business issue. Here are some of the first big stories of the year, so we can stay vigilant and start 2019 on the right foot!

2018 InfoSec Recap: The Good, The Bad, and The Breaches

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2018 was another crazy year for InfoSec news. While we made some fantastic strides as an industry, it's still wrought with scary trends, huge breaches, and a lack of education. We've broken down all of these things— the good, the bad, and the breaches.

Information Security News Roundup: November 2018

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November is an interesting time of year for information security. With the holiday season in full swing, shoppers become easy targets for data theft. November is also when the United States comes together to elect our next round of officials. The combination of those things and more keep the world of information security news a rather busy one this time of year. Check out some of the headlines from November!