Keeping up with the complexities of modern IT infrastructure is an ongoing and demanding task for in-house staff. Unfortunately, just maintaining your current environment is not enough to prevent data breaches.
Last month, the Los Angeles Community College District announced that Los Angeles Valley College had been victimized in a ransomware attack to the tune of $28,000 in bitcoins.
In these days of enhanced technical security solutions, we often neglect the human variable in Information Security. Email scams and phishing attacks are on the rise. User information and training are key in combating them.
We have seen at least two of these kinds of attacks on clients that could have been prevented with user security awareness.