Tag Archives: Caribbean Cyber Security Center

Website Defacement Cyber Threat to the CARIBBEAN

In the last year there has been a significant increase in the number of cyber related criminal activity in the Caribbean. In recent days the unauthorized changes made to a key regional tourism website represents yet another troubling component of the growing cyber threat we face called “website defacements”.   Website defacement is a type of cyber-attack where a hacker makes

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Caribbean Businesses, Organizations and Governments and People Could Be Losing Millions To Cyber Criminals & Hackers, And Don’t Know It

Submitted by James Bynoe – CEO Cyber Security Centre The Caribbean Cyber Security Center (CCSC) continues to urge the Caribbean region to take the growing threat from cyber criminals and hackers seriously. CCSC estimates that on a frequent basis Caribbean businesses, organizations, governments and homes are targeted and scanned for information system weaknesses and vulnerabilities that can be exploited, yet

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Caribbean Cyber Security Awareness Month: “Be Aware, Be Proactive”

Submitted by James Bynoe (Caribbean Cyber Security Center) October is Global Cyber Security Awareness Month and it remains critically important to engage all Barbados public and private sector stakeholders – especially the general public – to becoming more aware of the many internet risks, threats and vulnerabilities facing us daily at home, school and work.  Based on regional cyber security

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Governments and Organizations Need to Perform Internet Penetration Testing

Submitted by The Caribbean Cyber Security Center Bridgetown Barbados, March 28, 2013: The Caribbean Cyber Security Centre understands that if regional businesses, governments and organizations do not take action “NOW” to effectively assess the security of their websites and computer networks, serious harm will be done to our key regional offshore finance, banking, tourism and public sectors. The time has

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