How Penetration Testing Will Help Your Small Business Prepare for Real-World Cyber Attacks


Small business owners know all too well that it’s a brave new world out there, full of potential threats that were virtually nonexistent just a couple of decades ago. Cyber attacks, in which hackers are able to infiltrate a business’s computer network, are becoming commonplace, and cybersecurity has become paramount in small business owners’ minds as they try to protect … Read More

Colorado Division of Securities Cybersecurity Rule


Understanding the new Cybersecurity Rule Broker-dealers and investment advisers in Colorado are now required to comply with new cybersecurity rules to protect the electronic information they collect and maintain.  Effective July 17, 2017, the Colorado Division of Securities adopted the final cybersecurity rules under the Colorado Securities Act.  In addition to requiring written procedures that are “reasonably designed to ensure cybersecurity,” the … Read More

April-2017 News Bits


Cyber Security news for the month of April, 2017. Prisoners built two PCs from parts, hid them in ceiling, connected to the state’s network and did cybershenanigans Five prisoners in the US built two personal computers from parts, hid them behind a plywood board in the ceiling of a closet, and then connected those computers to the Ohio Department … Read More

March-2017 News Bits


Cyber Security news for the month of March, 2017.  Google Discloses Unpatched Flaw in Edge, Internet Explorer Google Project Zero has disclosed a potentially serious vulnerability in Microsoft’s Edge and Internet Explorer web browsers before the tech giant could release patches.The details of the flaw and proof-of-concept code were made public by Google Project Zero researcher Ivan Fratric after … Read More

February-2017 News Bits


Cyber Security news for the month of February, 2017. Attacks on WordPress Sites Intensify as Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages Attacks on WordPress sites using a vulnerability in the REST API, patched in WordPress version 4.7.2, have intensified over the past few days, as attackers have now defaced over 1.5 million pages, spread across 39,000 unique domains. Initial … Read More

January-2017 News Bits

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Cyber Security news for the month of January, 2017. Netgear Launches Bug Bounty Program Networking equipment provider Netgear announced on Thursday the launch of a bug bounty program focusing on the company’s products, particularly routers, security cameras and mesh Wi-Fi systems. With the aid of Bugcrowd, Netgear will run two types of responsible disclosure programs: a program offering Bugcrowd … Read More