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Cybersecurity Firm FireEye Hack

December 9, 2020
Michael Guess
Newspaper
FireEye, a well-known cybersecurity firm, announced they had been hacked and had their "Red Team" tools stolen in a sophisticated attack likely carried out by a nation-state.
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Biden Cybersecurity Predictions

November 19, 2020
Michael Guess
Solarium Commission
With the election over and a new incoming administration posed to make lots of changes, what can we expect and what is likely to remain the same under a Biden administration.
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Cybersecurity Predictions 2021

November 16, 2020
Michael Guess
2021
As 2021 approaches what cybersecurity predications can we make looking ahead based on a tumultuous 2020 and the impact on a permanent remote workforce. Here are seven predictions.
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COVID And Permanent Remote Work

October 14, 2020
Michael Guess
Mistake
COVID-19 is making remote work permanent as IT leaders play catch up and remote workers open the door to new cybersecurity vulnerabilities as frustrated workers use personal equipment to access business systems.
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Ransomware attack causes death

October 1, 2020
Michael Guess
Newspaper
In a first, a ransomware attack on a hospital in Germany has led to the death of a patient and is being treated as a murder investigation by German authorities. The hospital was not the intended target, but was linked to it.
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COVID-19 And New Priorities

September 22, 2020
Michael Guess
Budget
The pandemic has changed how businesses operate and this is especially true for CISOs and other security professionals. With budgets limited for many, project priorities are changing to quickly support a remote workforce.
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Cyber Crime On The Rise

August 26, 2020
Michael Guess
Newspaper
In order to get businesses back up and running remotely during the pandemic, many companies took shortcuts on cybersecurity and now data breaches are up 273% and is costing businesses billions.
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VPN Provider Hacked

August 19, 2020
Michael Guess
Newspaper
Pulse Secure VPN servers, used by many companies to connect remote workers saw hundreds of usernames and passwords hacked in July 2020 and shared on a Russian ransomware site.
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