Insider Data Breach Leads to Conviction

Robert LilesIn The News

Being terminated or laid off can certainly fill someone with a range of feelings. Some take the news in stride, while most others may naturally feel hurt, depressed, scared, or in many cases, angry. Whatever the emotional response, in time most people accept the end of their employment and carry on with their lives. A fraction of those who feel … Read More

A Case Study in Workplace Sabotage

Robert LilesDigital Forensics Information

Nestled between the Calavera Hills to the east and the cool, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean to the west, the charming seaside town of Carlsbad sits perched on rugged cliffs along Southern California’s coastline. Beneath its noted balmy climate and laid back atmosphere, this northern suburb of San Diego was the site of a serious cyberattack. Unlike many attacks … Read More

Disgruntled Employees and Data Security

Robert LilesDigital Forensics Information

As any company knows, some of its former employees do not part ways on gracious or friendly terms. Some, in fact, leave with an ax to grind. What is worse for the businesses is that frequently these employees harbor these feelings before they leave the company and may act out in anticipation of their resignation or termination. This can be … Read More

Security Risks with Contact Tracing App for COVID-19

Laura BednarCybersecurity and Vulnerabilities

Contact Tracing App Google Apple

Tech giants Apple and Google have decided to work together in an effort to create a system that uses Bluetooth on our mobile phones to detect when you have come into contact with someone who may be positive for Coronavirus. This system is called “contact tracing” and by using mobile phones and their connectivity, public health organizations can see who … Read More