Tag: Security

5 Tips to Stop Hackers in their tracks

In recent times, online thievery has become so rampant cutting across every facet of human endeavors where data systems are in use. The frequency of hacking has become very high that’s it is believed to occur every minute. This particular development has raised concern in several quarters on how exactly to be free from hacks, Read More

Ransomware: Recognizing the signs

Ransomware is a kind of malware that blocks computer users from their systems. It does this either by locking some folders or locking the system’s screen until a ransom pays. The history of this malicious software dates back to 1980. In 1980, the first ransomware identified to be PC Cyborg also known as AIDS began. Read More

Cybercrime: The Invisible Crime

With cybercriminal activities perpetually on the rise, cybercrime is one of the most significant challenges that humanity has faced. Also, with the trend of hacking, experts predict that this will continue for even more than two decades.  Cybercrime has become profitable and even more comfortable with the sales of stolen data in the black market. Since Read More

What does NIST SP 800-171 mean?

What does NIST SP 800-171 mean? As a small business in the Department of Defense (DoD) Government Contracting realm we do have cybersecurity experience.  We have done the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) which has now been transitioned to the Risk Management Framework (RMF).  RMF is a six-step process developed by the Read More

What is the PATCH Act?

Legislation last week was announced last week by a joint House and Senate Democrats and Republicans that seems to be the first response to the “ransomware” outbreak that occurred globally. he sooner we, as a company know, about vulnerabilities that can affect our company the better.

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