LSP: Cyber Awareness Advisory 10.25.2021

Everyone has a role in cyber security awareness. Prevention of cyber-attacks is more efficient and less stressful than remediating the issue after it happens. Staying cyber aware is the best defense against cyber-attacks. Analysts have stated that human error accounts for 95% of all cybersecurity breaches1 and that 77% of organizations do not have a … Continue reading LSP: Cyber Awareness Advisory 10.25.2021

Free Webinar on Wednesday: Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Fireside Chat

Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Fireside Chat Oct 27, 2021 Wed 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Online Please join us for a virtual webinar and a moderated fireside chat (question and answer session) focused on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity with Robert M. Lee, Founder and CEO of Dragos, an industrial cyber security firm. Lee is a recognized pioneer in the … Continue reading Free Webinar on Wednesday: Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Fireside Chat

Free Webinar Tomorrow! Cybersecurity for Small-Medium Business

Cybersecurity for Small-Medium Business Oct 26, 2021 Tue 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Online Please join us for an informational webinar focused on Business Cybersecurity with Jeffery McKee, Protective Security Advisor and Cybersecurity Expert. This presentation will explore the cyber essentials imperative for small business owners to plan for security, emergency response, and how to report a … Continue reading Free Webinar Tomorrow! Cybersecurity for Small-Medium Business

Webinar Alert: Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Fireside Chat with Robert M. Lee

Webinar Alert: Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Fireside Chat with Robert M. Lee

Webinar Alert: Cybersecurity for Small-Medium Business with Jeff McKee, Protective Security Advisor, DHS

Webinar Alert: Cybersecurity for Small-Medium Business

LA-SAFE Cyber Awareness Advisory: Phishing Attacks

LA-SAFE Cyber Awareness Advisory: Phishing Attacks

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Events – October 2021

10/13/2021- CISA Cyber Summit Webinar Collaborating for the Collective Defense Visit https://www.cisa.gov/live to attend or https://www.cisa.gov/cybersummit2021 for more information.   10/14/2021- STC IOT Living Lab Flyer v3 Internet of Things Living Lab 3pm–7pm For more information and to register visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/internet-of-things-living-lab-open-house-tickets-174308299817   10/19/2021- #CyberCareerChat Twitter Chat 1pm-2pm Visit https://staysafeonline.org/event/cybercareerchat-twitter-chat/ for more information   10/20/2021- CISA … Continue reading Cybersecurity Awareness Month Events – October 2021

Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Week 1: Get Familiar with the Cyber Basics

Week 1: Get Familiar with the Cyber Basics At a time when we are more connected than ever, being “cyber smart” is of the utmost importance. This year has already seen more than a fair share of attacks and breaches, including the SolarWinds and Kaseya breaches as well as high-profile attacks on the Colonial Pipeline … Continue reading Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Week 1: Get Familiar with the Cyber Basics

The LABEOC is a #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth 2021 Champion!

LABEOC is a #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth 2021 Champion!

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity Awareness Month continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our State and the Nation, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. Everyone is encouraged to take the necessary steps to protect individuals and organizations, that you are a part of, stressing personal … Continue reading October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

A Simple First Step to Better Cybersecurity

It seems like every day we hear something in the news about cyber security, hacking, scams, or some other scary digital life term.  What is a small to medium sized business owner to do?  How do I protect what I have built or plan to build without spending lots of money hiring an IT professional … Continue reading A Simple First Step to Better Cybersecurity

Panelist Discussion: How to Secure Your Online Life

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an annual event to ensure everyone has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. If everyone does their part to implement stronger security practices, raise community awareness and educate vulnerable audiences, our interconnected world will be safer and more secure for everyone. In preparation for the upcoming … Continue reading Panelist Discussion: How to Secure Your Online Life

What is Doxing?

We have all heard the term doxing before, but what does it really mean? Why is it important to me? Doxing refers to the internet-based practice of gathering an individual’s personally identifiable information (PII)—or an organization’s sensitive information— from open source or compromised material and publishing it online for malicious purposes. Although doxing can be … Continue reading What is Doxing?

What is Phishing?

Louisiana is the “Sportsman Paradise”.  Here we love to hunt and love to fish.  Ask any Louisiana angler about it and they can talk for hours on baits, rods and reels, and the best spots (but not their best spot).  But what do we know about phishing or spear phishing?  And no this is not … Continue reading What is Phishing?

CISA HOSTS VIRTUAL INDUSTRY DAY AUGUST 5

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will host a virtual Industry Day on August 05, 2021 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM EST. CISA is the Nation’s risk advisor, working with partners to defend against today’s threats and collaborating to build more secure and resilient infrastructure for the future.  The threats we … Continue reading CISA HOSTS VIRTUAL INDUSTRY DAY AUGUST 5

Elevating Human Attack Service Management (Previously Recorded Video)

Watch On-Demand Recording It’s no secret that the majority of today’s incidents including ransomware, account compromise, and data loss, can be attributed to human fallibility. New findings on current efforts to deal with employee risk in the workforce reveal that traditional efforts simply don’t work. Watch on-demand as Cyentia Institute Partner, Wade Baker, and Elevate … Continue reading Elevating Human Attack Service Management (Previously Recorded Video)

CISA ISSUES EMERGENCY DIRECTIVE REQUIRING FEDERAL AGENCIES TO MITIGATE WINDOWS PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE VULNERABILITY

CISA Encourages All Organizations to Take Steps to Protect their Networks WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued Emergency Directive (ED) 21-04 today to mitigate a Microsoft Windows print spooler service vulnerability CVE-2021-34527 being actively exploited. Federal civilian agencies are required to immediately disable the print spooler service on Microsoft Active Directory Domain Controllers, apply the Microsoft July 2021 cumulative updates, and make additional … Continue reading CISA ISSUES EMERGENCY DIRECTIVE REQUIRING FEDERAL AGENCIES TO MITIGATE WINDOWS PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE VULNERABILITY

DHS Announces New Cybersecurity Requirements for Critical Pipeline Owners and Operators

Release Date: July 20, 2021 Transportation Security Administration issues second Security Directive WASHINGTON – Today, in response to the ongoing cybersecurity threat to pipeline systems, DHS’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the issuance of a second Security Directive that requires owners and operators of TSA-designated critical pipelines that transport hazardous liquids and natural gas to implement a number of urgently needed protections against cyber intrusions. “The lives and livelihoods of … Continue reading DHS Announces New Cybersecurity Requirements for Critical Pipeline Owners and Operators

United States Government Launches First One-Stop Ransomware Resource at StopRansomware.gov

Release Date: July 14, 2021 New website provides cybersecurity resources from across the federal government WASHINGTON – Today, as part of the ongoing response, agencies across the U.S. government announced new resources and initiatives to protect American businesses and communities from ransomware attacks. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of … Continue reading United States Government Launches First One-Stop Ransomware Resource at StopRansomware.gov

AN: Ransomware attacks could crimp industry’s recovery from pandemic, report says

Almost half of 100 automotive manufacturers and more than 17 percent of suppliers are at high risk for a ransomware attack, according to cybersecurity ratings provider Black Kite. Automakers are ramping up digitization but lack cybersecurity. That's music to the ears of cyberattackers. Almost half of 100 automotive manufacturers and more than 17 percent of automotive suppliers surveyed by … Continue reading AN: Ransomware attacks could crimp industry’s recovery from pandemic, report says