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Don’t Get Reeled In! Recognising and Reporting Phishing

Have you ever received an email from a foreigner requesting financial assistance? How about a text message claiming you’ve won a particular prize for a competition you’ve never entered? In cybersecurity, these scams are commonly known as “phishing” attempts.   Believed to come from the term “phoney fishing,” the Internet Engineering Task Force defines phishing […]

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Spring Forward into Cyber Hygiene

Spring Forward into Cyber Hygiene

Remember that time changes this Sunday! We move forward one hour. As you take time to update your clocks and declutter your homes this weekend, CIRT-BS reminds you to ensure that your cyber hygiene is being taken care of, too!   Organise Your Files Clean folders make spotting malicious files and viruses easier.   Review

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Introduction to Cybersecurity

Imagine the chaos of a world where your online financial systems are compromised daily, you have difficulty accessing email accounts when you want to, and your local meteorologists cannot detect the next storm before it happens. This is a glimpse into the reality of a world without cybersecurity. CISA, the United States’ Cybersecurity & Infrastructure

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Understanding Akira Ransomware and Ransomware Trends: A Comprehensive Analysis

Author: Marcus Knowles Jr. CIRT Analyst In the rapidly evolving landscape of cybersecurity, ransomware attacks have emerged as one of the most pervasive and damaging threats to businesses worldwide. Among the myriad ransomware families, one name has been making headlines – Akira. Understanding the origins, evolution, and tactics employed by Akira is crucial in the

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Holiday Shopping Awareness Guide

Cyber Steward’s Guide to Online Christmas Shopping

Cyber Steward’s Guide to Online Christmas Shopping Spot the Real Deals Learn the difference between genuine offers and too-good-to-be-true scams. Secure Your Transactions Use trusted payment methods and ensure the website’s security before entering your details. Keep Software Updated Running the latest security software is your first defence against cyber threats. Watch Out for Fake

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month Overview

Safer Students — Get Safe Online

Keep Your Students Safer Students spend much time online in today’s digital world. Online is great fun, but cyberbullying, oversharing, and clickjacking may cause them harm. Get Safe Online provides valuable information to prepare students to navigate the online world. We want every student while online to say with confidence #lAmSafer. Visit getsafeonline.bs to find

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