Comparing the Cybersecurity Methods Between Private Accountants and Accounting Services

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

Cybersecurity and Accounting

Financial technology (Fintech) is the lifeblood of accountants these days. Whether accountants work for private clients or operate services for larger firms on a public level, they need the tools, software, and technology for accurately and quickly tracking finances and auditing systems. But now, facing a digital landscape plagued by more cybersecurity threats than ever … Read more

Even Cyber Pros Fall Victim to Cybercrime and Bad Habits

Author(s):

James Everett Lee, Chief Operating Officer, The Identity Theft Resource Center

Cyber Pros Fall Victim to Cybercrime

Back in January of 2021, you may have seen this eye-catching headline: “Hackers are targeting security researchers”. As it turns out, threat actors in North Korea were luring pen testers and other vulnerability professionals into a trap where a backdoor was installed on unsuspecting researchers’ operating systems. This scheme was discovered by Google’s Threat Analysis … Read more

Cybercriminals in Movies and TV Shows

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

cybercriminals, hacker dude in a movie or tv show cybercriminals

Hollywood has long held a certain image of cybercriminals. What they look like, how they commit their crimes, and their motivations. However, like many things in Hollywood, the portrayal of hackers and cybercrime in general often misses the mark. A lone-wolf hacker takes on a corrupt corporation. They simultaneously drain their enemies bank accounts while … Read more