• IT admin admits sabotaging ex-employer’s network in bid for higher salary 29 September 2022, 03:15 PM A 40-year-old man could face up to 10 years in prison, after admitting in a US District Court to sabotaging his former employer’s computer systems. Casey K Umetsu, of Honolulu, Hawaii, has pleaded guilty to charges that he deliberately misdirected a financial company’s email traffic and prevented customers from reaching its website in a failed […]… Read More The post IT admin admits sabotaging ex-employer’s network in bid for higher salary appeared first on The State of Security.
  • Neither Pointless Nor Boring: Pop It and Lock It Down with CIS Controls 29 September 2022, 10:21 AM I’m delighted to share that I will be speaking for the first time at SecTor this year. The talk will be in Theatre 1 at 1:15pm on October 5th. In the session Neither Pointless Nor Boring: Pop It And Lock It Down With CIS Controls, I will be discussing the latest version of CIS Controls. […]… Read More The post Neither Pointless Nor Boring: Pop It and Lock It Down with CIS Controls appeared first on The State of Security.
  • How Can Cybersecurity Professionals Account for Vulnerabilities in Fleet Data? 29 September 2022, 03:01 AM Fleet operations today revolve around data. Telematics systems, connected cars, and similar IoT systems provide fleet managers with a wealth of information, but this connectivity also raises security concerns. As data breach costs reach their highest point in decades, accounting for vulnerabilities in organizations’ data becomes increasingly crucial. Data-rich and notoriously difficult-to-secure fleets are no […]… Read More The post How Can Cybersecurity Professionals Account for Vulnerabilities in Fleet Data? appeared first on The State of Security.
  • The UK Smart Grid: How It Started & How It’s Going 29 September 2022, 03:00 AM It’s no secret that if nations want to meet the Net Zero emission targets set by international organizations by 2050, there’s a lot of work to be done. In the UK, one of the key initiatives aimed at reducing emissions and increasing energy efficiency is the development of the Smart Grid. What Is the Smart […]… Read More The post The UK Smart Grid: How It Started & How It’s Going appeared first on The State of Security.
  • Your Guide to the Latest Email Fraud and Identity Deception Trends 28 September 2022, 03:00 AM There’s a high chance that you or someone you know has been impacted by email fraud or identity theft. At the very least, you’ve likely received a variety of spam emails and text messages asking to provide a payment or confirm your identity. The good news is that cybersecurity protection is constantly evolving and improving, […]… Read More The post Your Guide to the Latest Email Fraud and Identity Deception Trends appeared first on The State of Security.