Ransomware Targeting of K-12 Schools Likely to Increase During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ransomware Targeting of K-12 Schools Likely to Increase During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Private Industry Notification (PIN) 20200623-001 was being distributed to make private sector partners aware that Cyber actors are likely to increase targeting of K-12 schools during the COVID-19 pandemic because they represent an opportunistic target as more of these institutions transition to distance learning. The FBI does not encourage paying a ransom to cyber actors

Braden Perry Featured as Expert in Proactive vs Reactive Cybersecurity Article

Braden Perry Featured as Expert in Proactive vs Reactive Cybersecurity Article

VPNRanks highlights Braden Perry, among other experts, in an article on proactive vs reactive cybersecurity models. Most companies use reactive cybersecurity which includes implementing defense mechanisms like antivirus software, firewalls, password protections, spam filters, and ad-blockers. The reactive approach has proven to be useful, but companies should not rely solely on this strategy as their

Braden Perry Highlighted in Reader’s Digest Article on Cybercrime

Braden Perry Highlighted in Reader’s Digest Article on Cybercrime

Cybercrime is currently on the rise, and is predicted to cost the world $6 trillion yearly by 2021.  A Reader’s Digest’s article offers nineteen methods to avoid cyberattacks such as stolen money, lost productivity, restoration and the deletion of hacked data and systems.  Unfortunately, there is no guaranteed protection from such acts. Braden Perry advises using

Braden Perry Featured in Cointelegraph Article on Decentralization and Security Issues with Decentralized Apps

Braden Perry Featured in Cointelegraph Article on Decentralization and Security Issues with Decentralized Apps

On January 9th, on Cointelegraph posted an article discussing Google and Apple’s flip-flop on Crypto. The proliferation of Decentralized Apps (“DApps”) and the lack of regulatory clarity creates a headache for tech giants. Among other experts, Braden Perry discusses security issues and regulation with (“DApps”). “Regulation is inevitable. How it will affect crypto depends on

Braden Perry Discusses the Legality of Live Streaming in Classrooms with Parents.com

Braden Perry Discusses the Legality of Live Streaming in Classrooms with Parents.com

On Parents.com, Perry is highlighted discussing the legality of teachers using a live-stream feature in their classrooms. One particular mom discovered her child’s classroom was being live-streamed via a Facebook page, where over 100,000 followers were watching. Many teachers have been using live footage on Facebook, and other forms of social media to market and

Braden Perry Featured Discussing New Developments in DNA Storage

Braden Perry Featured Discussing New Developments in DNA Storage

TechNewsWorld sources Perry for his regulatory and compliance knowledge regarding new technology research done at a Swedish University in Zurich.  New developments show a method that embeds artificial DNA into an object. This new process is being called “DNA of Things“, or “DoT”, a storage architecture to create materials with immutable memory. “With the ability

Braden Perry Featured Among Experts on Facebook Libra Vs Privacy on Fintech Zoom Article

Braden Perry Featured Among Experts on Facebook Libra Vs Privacy on Fintech Zoom Article

Perry, among other digital currency experts, was highlighted in a Fintech Zoom article discussing Facebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency.  There are concerns about ensuring the privacy of their data, for Facebook does not have a positive track record securing users’ information. Braden Perry – Cybersecurity Attorney, said:   The major takeaway is

Perry Quoted In Washington Examiner Article on Cyber Mischief in China

Perry Quoted In Washington Examiner Article on Cyber Mischief in China

A cybersecurity and regulatory attorney, Braden Perry is featured discussing the security concerns over Huawei and other Chinese companies in a Washington Examiner article. A number of U.S. policymakers have raised alarms that Huawei could potentially be growing in surveillance backdoors into it’s equipment, after President Trump issued a warning. to end an export license that

FBI Cyber Division PIN Focuses on Insiders Inflicting Significant Losses to Businesses

FBI Cyber Division PIN Focuses on Insiders Inflicting Significant Losses to Businesses

Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division released Private Industry Notification (PIN) 20190423-001 regarding continued observation of U.S. businesses’ reporting significant losses caused by cyber insider threat actors, including former or disgruntled employees exploiting their enhanced privileges—such as unfettered access to company networks and software, remote login credentials, and administrative permissions—to harm companies. Kennyhertz

FBI Cyber Division Warns of Targeting Audio and Visual Communication Devices on Business Networks

FBI Cyber Division Warns of Targeting Audio and Visual Communication Devices on Business Networks

Private Industry Notification (PIN) 20190102-001 was being distributed to make private sector partners aware of the exploitation of audio visual communication devices on networks to identify vulnerabilities which could later be used to gain access and unlawfully acquire information about the organization. The alert was released as TLP: Green and the details, including useful information

DHS Releases Report Addressing Security Threats in Ag Tech

DHS Releases Report Addressing Security Threats in Ag Tech

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently released a report entitled “Threats to Precision Agriculture” regarding Ag Tech. The report addresses the security threats related to the adoption and impact of new digital technologies in crop and livestock production, highlights the potential vulnerabilities arising from using precision agriculture, identifies potential threat scenarios, and possible best