A recent Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack has been attributed to the Mirai botnet which harnesses Internet of Things (IoT) devices and other network devices to send massive amounts of data to targeted sites for purposes of forcing them offline. The vigiles were soldiers assigned to guard the city of Rome , often credited… Continue reading Nuclear Safety And Security
Ransomware is a malicious cyberattack that denies users access to their computer system and/or data. Because it’s so profitable, there are new strains arriving all the time, and off-the-shelf ransomware kits are readily available for would-be cybercriminals — no hacking skills required. For the time being, most ransomware incursions are instead the result of opportunistic… Continue reading What Is Ransomware? How Can I Protect Against Ransomware?
The Homeland Security & Defense Business Council is a membership organization that has advanced the interests of companies working in the homeland security marketplace for 12 years by facilitating the vital exchange of ideas and perspectives between senior executives in industry and government. Looking for something more casual? Catch a Bills, Sabres or Bisons game.… Continue reading Security Advisories