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How Teachers Can Help Defend Against Ransomware

Blue Keyboard with Yellow Key and Lock on topTEACH Magazine | March 9, 2021 – Over 500 K-12 schools in the U.S. have potentially been impacted by ransomware attacks since January 2019. The pace of ransomware attacks has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the rapid shift to remote learning has opened up new vulnerabilities. There are steps classroom teachers can take to safeguard systems and help their schools to avoid falling prey to such incursions. "eachers should maintain good backups of their lesson plans and other critical

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3 Cybersecurity Considerations to Secure Your Remote Business

Cybersecurity, computer with locked screenToolbox Security | February 8, 2021 – Modern cloud deployments remove the frustration of operating workloads on-premise, but it also opens the door for new vulnerabilities. Justin Fox, NuData's Director of Software Engineering, argues it’s never been more critical for businesses to make every effort to secure the cloud environment, build more inclusive products and prioritize device security. They suggest three best practices to stay on top of evolving threats and thrive in a cloud-based landscape. For the complete article,

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Cybercriminals Now Targeting Unemployment Benefit Claims

Cybercriminals Now Targeting Unemployment Benefit ClaimsChannel Futures | February 5, 2021 – More than 1 million Washington residents who filed for unemployment had their personal information stolen. This week, news broke that about 1.4 million Washington state residents who filed unemployment benefit claims had their personal information stolen – including Social Security numbers (SSNs), driver’s license numbers, bank account numbers and employment information. It’s never been more important for government agencies to increase the protection of their programs and their users. “The Canadian Revenue Agency

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Finding Fraudsters at the Front Door

Finding Fraudsters at the Front Door – Robert Capps, NuData Security – Payments on Fire® Risk Series PodcastGone are the days of brute-force password guessing. Robert W Capps II breaks down today’s sophisticated attacks on the Payments on Fire podcast from Glenbrook Partners, LLC.In a crisp explanation of account takeover and authentication risks, George Peabody from Glenbrook partners, LLC and Robert Capps, Vice President, Market Innovation, at NuData Security discuss the findings of a recent NuData report and its experience

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How Merchants Can Prevent Account Takeovers—and Why Failing to Do So Amplifies Operational Expenses

Robert-Capps-FeaturedPaymentsJournal | January 12, 2021 – Each year, successful data breaches result in the exposure of millions of credentials that can be used by cybercriminals to commit fraud. "If we can subdivide the world into human and non-human at a very fine-tuned level, a lot of problems like credential stuffing and human emulating can be identified and potentially mitigated," says Robert Capps, VP of Marketplace Innovation at NuData Security. For the complete article, see How Merchants Can Prevent Account Takeovers—and

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