We see and hear what others cannot…

Voltaire is attributed the quote that the most important decision one makes is to be in a good mood. There is a challenge that we are supposed to deal with in the CS-AWARE project: some members of what one may call the ‘digital society’ in the EU are more vulnerable to confront with cyber-attacks [...]

2019-03-10T17:34:31+00:00March 10th, 2019|Blog|

Larissa’s CS-Aware dissemination plan

The Municipality of Larissa, as pilot of the CS-AWARE program, will use it in order to be aware of potential threats against its data and to take the necessary precautions. However, cyber-attacks are threatening with the same dangerous way smaller LPAs that are offering equivalent services and administrate personal data (financial and identity data). [...]

2019-03-08T10:45:25+00:00March 8th, 2019|Blog|

Data breach is not necessarily just a consequence of a hacker attack

The new European Data Protection Regulation 679/2016 introduces the concept of Data Breach "as a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmission, stored or otherwise processed" (Article 4(12)). The Working Party 29 identifies data breach in 3 categories: the "Confidentiality [...]

2019-03-07T15:36:51+00:00March 7th, 2019|Blog|

Cyber Security covers not only technological aspects

Social engineering is an expression used to describe persuasion techniques aimed at accessing personal data without exploiting technical vulnerabilities. The typical social engineering attack is definitely phishing, which uses both technical and persuasion to steal the personal information and credentials of a user. Attackers generally attempt to access the victim's financial and bank credits by [...]

2019-03-05T08:08:44+00:00March 5th, 2019|Blog|
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