Nuclear Facilities Hacking Caused by Poor Email Practices

10 Email Privacy Rules and Free Email Privacy Course Provide Solution to Most Hacking

Free Email Privacy Course

Over and over, the media headlines "Hacking," but poor employee email practices create the risk. In a July 6, 2017 story on hacking of nuclear facilities, The New York Times reported:

“Hackers wrote highly targeted email messages containing fake résumés for control engineering jobs and sent them to the senior industrial control engineers who maintain broad access to critical industrial control systems, the government report said. The fake résumés were Microsoft Word documents that were laced with malicious code. Once the recipients clicked on those documents, attackers could steal their credentials and proceed to other machines on a network.”

According to Privacy Attorney, Bruce Alton Carlson, "When the media highlights hacking they make it sound like an international conspiracy requiring intervention from the CIA. In reality, most cases are low-grade social engineering taking advantage of untrained users. I came up with 10 Rules of Email Privacy to help businesses and the media discuss the problem and steps everyone can take today to drastically reduce their risk of being hacked. Following these rules would have stopped most of the major hacking stories. Following Email Privacy Rule #6 would stop the cited attacked on our Nuclear Facilities."

"When the media highlights hacking they make it sound like an international conpiracy requiring intervention from the CIA. In reality, most cases are low-grade flim-flam artists taking advantage of untrained users. I came up with 10 Rules of Email Privacy to help businesses and the media discuss the problem and steps everyone can take today to drastically reduce their risk of being hacked. Following these rules would have stopped most of the major hacking stories. Email Privacy Rule #6 stops the cited attacked on our Nuclear Facilities."

Bruce Alton Carlson, Privacy Attorney - CTO Lumious, LLC

Carlson's 10 Rules of Email Privacy are available for free at http://lumious.com/category/privacy-rules. To make learning the rules even easier, Tech 2000, a leading e-learning firm, prepared The Email Privacy Course based on the 10 Rules of Email Privacy.

The Email Privacy Course is offered free of charge to all email users looking to protect themselves against threats to the privacy and security of their information and electronic correspondence. The course is available at http://lumious.com/courseware/email_privacy_tips

Lumious, LLC will analyze course usage with the intent of issuing a report on the state of email privacy and email privacy education in the third quarter of this year.

Media Contact:
Cat Tucker
Phone: 703.467.8600
Email: ctucker@t2000inc.com

Source: Lumious, LLC


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