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List of data breaches and cyber attack : March 2019

Cyber attacks All-in-one widget ShareThis discloses data theft (617 million) Aurora, OH, school district’s finances ‘compromised’ in cyber attack (unknown) Chinese hackers target universities in pursuit of maritime military secrets(unknown) Hackers break into college admissions databases, try to sell applicants their files(unknown) Software company Citrix says hackers accessed its internal network (unknown) California-based Carmel Unified School District warns…

By PMC_Tech 31/03/2019 Off

List of data breaches and cyber attacks : February 2019

Cyber attack and ransomware Payroll Provider Gives Extortionists a Payday Malware locks up 15,000 medical files at Cabrini Hospital, hackers demand ransom Malware breach strikes Chester County computers CHI Health officials say virus introduced to health system’s network by third-party vendor’s infected device School District computer system; most data recovered, superintendent says Hackers Wipe VFEmail…

By PMC_Tech 26/02/2019 Off

Backing up your data

Think about how much you rely on your business-critical data, such as customer details, quotes, orders, and payment details. Now imagine how long you would be able to operate without them. All businesses, regardless of size, should take regular backups of their important data, and make sure that these backups are recent and can be…

By PMC_Tech 05/02/2019 0

Are you a Chief Information Officer?

Whether you’re a seasoned CIO embarking on a fresh challenge or a recently promoted executive in a new role, it’s important to get your first few months as a CIO right. Achieving success at the beginning of your leadership journey is challenging, but essential. This guide will be an asset in your leadership toolkit and…

By PMC_Tech 01/02/2019 0

List of data breaches and cyber attacks : January 2019

Cyber attacks & ransomware ‘Worst’ Ransomware Attack Hits Salisbury Police Department in Maryland Virus affecting IT system at Health Sciences North impacting health care across the region Del Rio City Hall Forced to Use Paper After Ransomware Attack Ransomware hits K-12 district in Connecticut Bobby Yee, D.P.M notified 24,000 patients after ransomware attack RMOW says…

By PMC_Tech 29/01/2019 0

When out-of-date code causes chaos

A report from the US Congress has revealed that credit agency Equifax’s 2017 network breach, which affected 143 million people, was not spotted because of an expired software certificate. In December 2018, mobile operator O2 blamed a similar issue for causing a network blackout which affected the UK. But what is a digital certificate and…

By PMC_Tech 01/01/2019 0

Four Business Continuity Planning Essentials

Introduction Data is essential for all types of organisations today, so ensuring access to mission critical applications and data following a disaster is critical. However, business continuity and disaster preparedness are about so much more than that. In other words, you might have important apps up and running somewhere, but that doesn’t matter if your…

By PMC_Tech 25/10/2018 0