Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack

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One of the nation's largest fuel pipelines has been forced to shut down after being affected by a ransomware cyberattack.  Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts a victim's files. The attacker then demands a ransom from the victim to restore access to the data upon payment. 

Non-sensitive PII + Sensitive PII = Sensitive PII

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Non-Sensitive PII together combined with Sensitive PII = Sensitive PII

The Civilian Cybersecurity Reserve: A National Guard-like program to address growing cybersecurity vulnerabilities faced by the U.S. government

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This would be like a Civilian Cybersecurity Reserve and it would be voluntary and by invitation only.  This would allow our national security agencies to have access to the qualified, capable, and service-oriented American talent necessary to respond when an attack occurs.

5 Teen Internet Safety Tips

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How could our teens live without their smartphones, laptops, and other devices that allow them to go online, communicate and have fun with their friends in a safe manner?  We have provided five (5) tips they should remember.

Update Greenbone Vulnerability Management Plugins on Kali (NVT, Cert Data & SCAP Data) Automatically

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Once you have installed or configured the Greenbone Vulnerability Management system it is a good idea to ensure it is kept up to date and running the latest security scripts to find the latest vulnerabilities as well as sync to the most updated nvt, scap and cert data.  The best way to do this is to create a script that sync’s the necessary data for you automatically each day.

CA.2.158 Ongoing Security Assessment (CMMC Level 2)

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Periodically assess the security controls in organizational systems to determine if the controls are effective in their application.

AC.1.004 Publicly Posted Information (CMMC Level 1)

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Control information posted or processed on publicly accessible information systems.

MP.1.118 Media Destruction – Sanitation (CMMC Level 1)

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Sanitize or destroy information system media containing Federal Contract Information before disposal or release for reuse.

Kali 2020.1 Default Username & Password – kali kali

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In Kali Linux 2020.1, both the default user and password will be “kali”

Understanding Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

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So, if you haven’t heard or if you are not familiar with the cybersecurity maturity model certification (CMMC), don’t worry about it, we are here to explain it all to you.