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Cybersecurity Trends & Recommendations from the FBI Cyber Squad

[fa icon="calendar"] November 29, 2018 - Written by: Internetwork Engineering

We’ve had the great pleasure of working with the Charlotte and Raleigh FBI Cyber Squad units as a part of our quarterly Security User Groups in the Charlotte and Triangle areas respectively. Whether you’ve had the opportunity to attend one of the user groups where the FBI has been our guest panelist or not, here’s a recap of what cybersecurity trends they’re seeing and other recommendations they have.

 

Cybersecurity Trends & Recommendations from the FBI Cyber Squad

 

Common Adversary Groups Seen

  • Hacktivism
  • Crime
  • Insider
  • Espionage
  • Terrorism
  • Warfare

 

Common Trends

  • Third party personal email targeting
  • Foreign hosting providers are creating more opportunities for hackers

 

Proactive Actions to Take

  • Conduct cybersecurity training and table top exercises
  • Ensure logging is in place
  • Get to know your legal counsel before an event takes place
  • Have a dedicated security person as a point of contact (POC)
  • Join your local Infragard chapter

  

What Should Victims of Ransomware Do?

 

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Cybersecurity FBI Tips Infographic

 



Topics: Security



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