Cafe Press Data Breach

On Sept. 29, 2019, Cafe Press notified its users of a data breach which seems to have occurred on February 19, 2019. Below is the company’s summary of what happened: “CafePress recently discovered that an unidentified third party obtained customer information, without authorization, that was contained in a CafePress database. Based on our investigation to…Read more »

Cyber Tip: NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Corner

Small businesses drive 85% of the U.S. economy. The vast majority of small businesses rely on information technology to run their businesses. Protecting this information from unauthorized disclosure or use is essential for those companies and their customers. The National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) has published an online resource with key information to…Read more »

A Cyber-Lesson: Mobile, AL, Housing Board

WKRG Mobile reports that the Mobile Housing Board has been “hacked” and robbed of an estimated $500,000. Government entities are frequent targets of exploit because of the perceived “value” of the target, such as personnel data (useful to identity thieves) and account information (for fraud).  Particularly at the local level, government agencies can be easy…Read more »

October is #cyberaware (National Cyberawareness) Month

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS), part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that October, 2018, is the 15th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), in partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). According to the National Cyber Security Alliance: Recognized every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) – #CyberAware…Read more »