Month: May 2017

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May 18th: GSWS Presenting at SDCOS San Diego Chapter Meeting

The San Diego County Optometric Society (SDCOS) exists to serve the needs of Optometrists and their patients in San Diego County and outlying areas. The Society is over 240 members strong, with practice throughout the county in all modes of practice including private, group, clinic/HMO, federal/military, and educator/faculty. SDCOS members are involved in community projects, networking,...

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Acunetix Online Announces Major Update

Acuentix has released a major update to Acunetix Online (formerly Acunetix OVS). Acunetix Online now possess all the features and benefits found in Acunetix On Premise, including: Integrated vulnerability management, greater manageability of threats and targets and the integration of popular WAFs and Issue Tracking systems. Acunetix Online also features a brand new UI for...

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WannaCry Ransomware Attack: What You Need to Know

On Friday, May 12, the largest ransomware attack ever seen was launched. Since its discovery on Friday afternoon, the WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread, impacting over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in more than 150 countries, according to European authorities. In its path of destruction, we’ve seen businesses and critical infrastructure impacted globally....

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Avast report on WanaCrypt0r 2.0 ransomware

This is from:  https://blog.avast.com/ransomware-that-infected-telefonica-and-nhs-hospitals-is-spreading-aggressively-with-over-50000-attacks-so-far-today THIS LOOKS LIKE A BIG ATTACK Here’s the article:   We have observed a massive peak in WanaCrypt0r 2.0 (aka WCry) ransomware attacks today, with more than 57,000 detections, so far. According to our data, the ransomware is mainly being targeted to Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan, but the ransomware has successfully...

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May 11th: GSWS Presenting at (ISC)2 San Diego Chapter Meeting

(ISC)2 is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification, (ISC)2 offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. With a membership, over 123,000 strong, (ISC)2 is made up of...

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May 3rd: Join us at the 2017 Local Business Tech Expo !!!

Come join us Wednesday, May 3rd from 11am to 1:30pm at Little Italy’s Loading Dock Bar & Grill for our inaugural 2017 Local Business Tech Expo. Several local businesses and organizations are getting together to serve some good food and even better information on Cybersecurity and technology at large. MEET AND MINGLE WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM...

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May 2nd: Join us at the SD Chamber Small Business Awards & Expo !!!

The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce annually honors our region’s small businesses for their significant contributions as drivers of economic growth through our Small Business Awards, Expo & Mixer. This year, we are expanding our annual awards program and inviting the public to attend an expo of mini-workshops and tabletop exhibits, featuring the many industries that...