InfoSec News Nuggets 05/24/2021

1 - The Cybersecurity 202: Cybersecurity pros are split on banning ransomware payments Some cybersecurity pros want to ban ransomware victims from paying hackers to unlock their computer systems. They argue it’s the only way to halt a wave of debilitating and increasingly brazen cyberattacks for profit. But such bans could do more harm than good, forcing companies out of business if they can’t get back online, other experts warn. They could also endanger lives…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 4/2/2020

How to Protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from Search Engines In today’s internet age we take our privacy for granted. We sign up for many services which are “free.” We participate in giveaways and generally give out information about ourselves all the time to websites that might not be very reputable and hardly anyone reads their privacy policy or terms of service. In many cases, those “free” websites sell our data to data brokers. They…
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