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COVID Cybersecurity Impact
The abrupt shift to WFH models. Opportunistic attackers. COVID-19 is an unprecedented crisis because of its deep cybersecurity impact. Our timeline helps you understand the events that brought us here so that you know what actions to take and how to plan for a post-pandemic world.
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COVID Attacker Mindset
COVID-19 has forced a rapid shift to remote work for business continuity. We’ve seen lots of tips and advice for work-from-home, but how has it affected the attacker?
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Cybersecurity vs COVID
This post is the first in a series designed to deliver cybersecurity strategies, best practices and advice to help address today’s unprecedented security challenges. Our hope is that these resources aid you in supporting and securing your business—wherever it may be in its security program maturity.
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We provide expertise, staffing and technology to ensure immediate, short-term business continuity or to build inhouse expertise through ongoing security awareness training. With more than 350 industry certifications, our trained professionals can quickly resolve Tier 1, 2 and 3 technical support issues.
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Secure SecOps - Focus Here
Three critical enterprise security areas deserve focus: email security, tool configuration and chat. Many users don’t realize they can help keep their work environments guarded. Teaching them to maintain security protects the business and provides a sense of purpose in work-from-home environments.
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Timeline: COVID-19 Impact

The abrupt shift to WFH models. Opportunistic attackers. COVID-19 is an unprecedented crisis because of its deep cybersecurity impact. Our timeline helps you understand the events that brought us here so that you know what actions to take and how to plan for a post-pandemic world.

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Timeline: COVID-19 Impact

The abrupt shift to WFH models. Opportunistic attackers. COVID-19 is an unprecedented crisis because of its deep cybersecurity impact. Our timeline helps you understand the events that brought us here so that you know what actions to take and how to plan for a post-pandemic world.

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May 28, 2020

Thanks to COVID-19, Remote Work is Here to Stay

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May 22, 2020

Rough Thoughts on Mobile/Digital Voting

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Thanks to the ease of implementation and use, public #cloud service providers (CSPs) are quickly becoming more popular with enterprises. But while CSPs are responsible for the #security “of” the cloud, you’re responsible for security “in” the cloud. We’ve developed this white paper to help you better understand cloud infrastructure assessment tools provided with #Azure by Microsoft and other third parties. https://bit.ly/3cW7ZZg

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#COVID19: What happened and when? Here’s a timeline of events that have redefined the #cybersecurity landscape. Leverage this resource to take the right actions now and plan for your post-pandemic world. https://bit.ly/2XkaiPl

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The President has declared a national emergency, saying “foreign adversaries are increasingly creating and exploiting vulnerabilities in the United States bulk-power system.” The industry struggles to take advantage of the technology and security necessary to keep ahead of attackers. This article details how threat actors attack critical infrastructure, the systems they target and how they achieve success. We explore network, human, OT and ICS product and physical security attacks from the perspective of the enemy. https://bit.ly/2WS2aGw

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Momentum Cyber and Optiv have partnered for an on-demand webinar that shines light on its impact on cybersecurity. Join Dino Boukouris and Dave DeWalt of Momentum Cyber and Optiv’s Todd Weber and Dan Burns as they seek to refine your COVID signal-to-noise ratio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osvwXULPDPY

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