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Forty-three per cent of cyber attacks are against small and medium-sized businesses (SMB), according to recent Verizon data. However, only 14 per cent of them say they’re prepared for it. Smaller organizations may believe they won’t be targets because they think their data isn’t “important,” said Stephen Nichols, Solution Engineer with Acronis at a recent […]

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The Hillel Yaffe Medical Center in Hadera, Israel, was hit by a ransomware attack that was defined by Israel’s National Cyber Directorate as a “major” attack. The Hillel Yaffe Medical Center in Hadera, Israel was hit by a ransomware attack that impacted the system of the hospital. Local media outlets reported that the hospital has […]

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Facebook has blamed a configuration mistake for the world-wide outage of its Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other services on Monday. “Our engineering teams have learned that configuration changes on the backbone routers that co-ordinate network traffic between our data centers caused issues that interrupted this communication,” the company said in a statement late Monday. “This […]

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This week Google announced updates to Google Workspace to make the switch from remote work to hybrid work simpler for users. In a blog post dated September 8, Google described a number of updates, including changes to Google Chat and Google Meet, expansions to its collaboration hardware portfolio, and third-party integrations. The tech giant has […]

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The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a new draft project description for Mitigating Cybersecurity Risk in Telehealth Smart Home Integration. The publication of this project description begins a process to further

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