Create data backup to protect against ransomware attack – Madius

TANJUNG MALIM: The 'Ransomware WannaCry' attack which also affected Malaysia is a warning which must be taken seriously, especially the need to create a data backup, said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius ... #databackup

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Wanna stop WannaCrypt? Don’t pay ransoms, backup data, and train employees

Mimecast, a leading email security firm, offers this advice in a blog they posted on WannaCry: "We advise organizations never to succumb to the pressure to pay the ransom to regain access to their applications and data. There is...

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Fitch Ratings to servicers: It’s imperative you maintain robust IT security

For servicers rated by Fitch, it considers regular security threat testing to be best practice. “In those instances where a servicer's IT infrastructure is provided by third-party suppliers Fitch expects the servicer to demonstrate appropriate ... #ITsecurity

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Knowing Versus Doing: Using Stories To Build A Culture Of IT Security Awareness

Because of this, I am a big proponent of telling frequent stories when it comes to building an effective security awareness solution. #ITsecurity

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Guidry: A guide to Mac computer security

Many people assume Macs aren't affected by viruses and internet threats the way Windows computers are. But just because you're on a Mac doesn't mean you can be complacent about computer security. As a longtime Mac expert, I can...

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How to Protect Your Phone from a Virus | Reader’s Digest

Should You Be Worried About Your Cell Phone Catching a Virus? (Spoiler Alert: Yes!) You probably take many steps to protect your computer from getting a virus, but what about your cell phone? Cell phones are basically mini-computers, so, believe...

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6 things you should never store on your work computer

"As a general rule of thumb, keep all your work and private computer use separate," Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "The Humor Advantage," told Business Insider. #computerviruses

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Understanding the Latest IT Security Employment Trend

Information Security Media Group's latest analysis of U.S. Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics employment figures for the first quarter of 2017 shows an uncharacteristically high number of unemployed IT security practitioners, officially ... #ITsecurity

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As Cyber Attacks Get Serious, IT and Security Teams Need to Break Down Siloes

The risk of such attacks going mainstream is no longer theoretical - it is very much a reality today. So now, more than ever, we need IT and security teams to break down their traditional siloes and coordinate their...

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