While we all adjust to the new world of social distancing and working remotely as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it is important to not let our guard down when it comes to cyber risks. FTI Cybersecurity is here to help navigate this new normal and assist with our collective security.
Your Network Goes Dark. What Should You Do?
In this FTI Journal article, Kyung Kim, Head of Cybersecurity for the APAC region, looks at the three steps you can take today to reduce the chances of the unthinkable: a paralyzed network and an IT team that can’t be reached.
4 Simple Steps to Determine Cybersecurity Gaps in the Work-From-Home Era
Millions of workers around the world have shifted from offices to working from home since the COVID-19 outbreak. In this FTI Journal article, Joshua Burch, Head of Cybersecurity in EMEIA, offers timely advice for businesses to help mitigate the increased risk of a cyber breach that comes with that shift.
States Must Take Action to Protect Against Unemployment Fraud
Cyber actors are using the COVID-19 pandemic to evolve their methodologies and steal money from the unsuspecting. In this op-ed for The Hill, Global Head of Cybersecurity Anthony J. Ferrante discusses this new cyber threat and why action is needed now.
9 Post-Coronavirus Cybersecurity Predictions for Cos.
With the world slowly starting to reopen and returning to life before COVID-19, it is essential to consider how cyber threats will continue to evolve as the situation changes. In this Law360 article, Anthony J. Ferrante shares his cybersecurity predictions for a post-COVID-19 world.
The Life-Saving Intersection of Healthcare and Cybersecurity
For all the challenges brought on by COVID-19, one bright spot has been the accelerated development of healthcare technology that is saving lives. In this FTI Journal article, Head of Cybersecurity for the Americas Jordan Rae Kelly, Health Solutions Senior Managing Director Bruce Hallowell, and Health Solutions Managing Director Chris Sdao discuss this topic.
In South Africa, Cybersecurity Investments Are Needed to Mitigate Increasing Risks Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
In this article, Managing Director Geoff Budge discusses the impact of the pandemic on cybersecurity resilience for companies in South Africa and the key cybersecurity initiatives to invest in as well as best practices to mitigate risk.
COVID-19: Attempts to Influence and Deceive
In this op-ed for The Hill, Global Head of Cybersecurity Anthony J. Ferrante discusses cyber actors using COVID-19 campaigns that attempt to influence and deceive.
In this article, authored by Global Head of Cybersecurity Anthony J. Ferrante and Managing Director David Dunn, we highlight the new cyber threats that have emerged as a result of COVID-19 and provide recommendations to help mitigate risks.
How to Protect Yourself and Your Employees in a Remote Work Environment
With organizations shifting to remote work environments due to the coronavirus pandemic, Joshua Burch, Head of Cybersecurity, EMEA, and Kate Brader, Managing Director, offer advice to strengthen cybersecurity at this crucial moment in time in this FTI Journal article.
Kyung Kim, Head of Cybersecurity, APAC, shares his thoughts on cybersecurity in a remote world as a result of the coronavirus spread in this article for Asian Legal Business.
Zoom, a remote conferencing service, has seen a significant increase with organizations shifting to remote work environments as a result of COVID-19. The surge in usage has gained the attention of cyber actors, who attempt to exploit vulnerabilities and take advantage of inadvertent missteps. Here are common issues that have increased with the rise of Zoom usage, as well as tips to ensure protection and security.
Microsoft Teams, a collaboration platform used for video meetings, interoffice messaging, and file storage, is being increasingly used by organizations who have transitioned to a remote environment due to COVID-19. Cyber actors are quick to capitalize on tumultuous situations, which includes taking advantage of users unfamiliar with Microsoft Teams. Here are the associated risks and threats, protection recommendations, and how to secure video conferences.
Intelligence Agency Alerts
While we all adjust to the new world of social distancing and working remotely as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it is important to not let our guard down when it comes to cyber risks. Intelligence agencies have released alerts to keep the public informed and to provide guidance on how to mitigate threats from cyber actors trying to take advantage of an uncertain situation.
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