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The Hack Heard ‘Round the World

The age of global interconnectivity. As powerful and positive as it can be, it can also be dangerous and destructive. That’s what we learned recently when the United States experienced one of the most invasive hacks in our history. What the SolarWinds experience has taught us, when it comes to cybersecurity, is to trust no one. If you missed it, here’s a quick overview of what went down: First, it was discovered that hackers had found a way into government, Fortune 500 companies and more using malware attached to software …

IT Security in COVID: Are Your Computers Safe From Being Hacked?

When you think of a spam email, you might imagine something that can easily be recognized as a scam. Nowadays, it’s not nearly that simple. Spam emails used to be easy to spot due to poor grammar or poor email formatting, but scammers have gotten a lot better at simulating real emails. Even tech-savvy professionals can fall prey to well-crafted scams if they aren’t being careful. In fact, these scams have become so frequent and harmful that the United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency recently declared an “imminent and …