FBI's Cyber Action Team Cracks Down on WannaCry
The FBI’s Cyber Action Team is Investigating the WannaCry Ransomware

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Controlled Malware
As the world of internet of things (IoT) grows, the number of attacks through the cyber space will continue to grow as well. Recently, with the massive worldwide spread of the ransomware, WannaCry, the threat is becoming more sophisticated and complex, as criminals find innovative ways to launch attacks.

The FBI’s Cyber Action Team is Investigating the WannaCry Ransomware
The sweeping global ransomware menace led by WannaCry and its many variants is being investigated by the FBI’s little-known Cyber Action Team (CAT).

Five Key Aspects of The GDPR
Effective beginning May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to replace the Data Protection Directive. This is the first crucial and much needed change to EU data privacy laws since 1995, when just 0.4% of the world was connected to the internet, whereas now almost 50% of the world is connected. Read LIFARS white paper "EU General Data Protection Regulation - What It Is And How To Comply."

Lack of Corporate B2B Privacy Policies is a Glaring Security Hole
There is a rarity of privacy policies in contracts shared between businesses that handle large swarms of consumer data which is proving to be a major security lapse.

DocuSign Data Breach Sees Hackers Steal Millions of Users’ Email Addresses
Popular digital signature service DocuSign has confirmed a hack of its systems wherein an unnamed third-party gained access to email addresses of its users.

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6 Skills Required For A Career In Digital Forensics

Ondrej Krehle, LIFARS CEO, discusses the key skills needed to be a Digital Forensic Examiner in a recent Forbes article.

Upcoming Events:

Enfuse Conference| 5/22-5/25

LIFARS' Incident Response and Digital Forensic Team will be presenting two lab sessions at Enfuse:
- Digital Forensics on Compromised Web Applications
- Incident Response, The First 24 Hours

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BASIS - All the Screens in the Family | 5/30

LIFARS CEO, Ondrej Krehel, will be informing families how to be "cybersafe" at home at BASIS Independent Manhattan campus.

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NJ ISACA - FinCyberSec Conference 2017 | 5/31

Ondrej Krehel, LIFARS' CEO, will be presenting real cases of cyber extortion on financial firms and high net worth individuals, during his session "The Era of Ransomware and Cyber Extortion."

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