Category: Cybersecurity

Nevada Tesla Factory Is (Almost) Hacked after $1 Million Bribe by Russian Hackers

Sep 2, 2020 / Cybersecurity

Elon Musk, founder and CEO of electric car manufacturer Tesla, confirmed a ‘serious attack’ by Russian hackers to hack his company’s Nevada Gigafactory. Government officials determined that the Russian hacker approached a Tesla employee with a bribe for $1 million to install ransomware on Tesla’s network at the Nevada Gigafactory.  Plans for the attack began as early as 2016 and continued throughout 2020 until the FBI was notified by the Tesla employee […]

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Is Your Business Required to Safeguard Client Data?

Aug 31, 2020 / Bulletin

Many businesses are unaware that they are required by law to protect client data. These requirements have been implemented on a growing number of professions, including financial service professionals, attorneys, healthcare professionals, and more. If you provide professional services and store client data, it is likely that you are required to safeguard consumer information through concrete data security measures. This article will help you determine your business requirements as provided […]

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Cyber Insurance is Becoming Necessary for Small Businesses

Aug 13, 2020 / Blog

$75 Billion. That’s the total amount of money that ransomware costs businesses per year. Ransomware is one of the most common types of cyber attacks used by cybercriminals to steal or block access to data. Cyber attacks are often not a matter of “if,” but “when.” While the occurrence of cyber attacks continues to increase rapidly, most businesses fail to prepare for them. Even businesses implementing the best cybersecurity systems […]

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How Businesses Can Mitigate Cyber Risk | Vernon Litigation Group

For this weeks video series, Founding Partner, Chris Vernon speaks directly to business owners and how they can mitigate cyber risk. One way is to train your employees on the different types of cyber risks such as; data breach, ransomware and wire fraud. We now live in a digital age and the likes of smart phones enable us to adapt to technological advances and allow global connectivity. However, it is […]

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