Could you be held accountable if your customer is breached?

Could you be held accountable if your customer is breached?

A security firm is being sued by two insurance companies who are seeking to recover losses after the firm failed to detect malware on a client’s network that led to a major breach.  Could you be put in this position if your customer was breached? Since we know...
Financial sector must be prepared for more sophisticated threats

Financial sector must be prepared for more sophisticated threats

The increased security measures that most financial organizations now have in place have caused hackers targeting the financial sector to up the ante, deploying more sophisticated malware.  This new breed of malware avoids detection by signature-based tools and is...
How do you end up with a $4.3M HIPAA fine?

How do you end up with a $4.3M HIPAA fine?

A Judge ruled in favor of the Office of Civil Rights and upheld a fine of $4,348,000 against MD Anderson, a cancer treatment and research center in Texas.  This was the 4th largest fine in history for HIPAA violations. What led to this judgement, and what can we learn...
Canada has a new cybersecurity strategy – does it impact you?

Canada has a new cybersecurity strategy – does it impact you?

Do you do business with companies in Canada?  A recent government survey showed that although 94% of Canadian business collect personal data from their customers, they still have a long way to go to in protecting it, with three quarters of the business executives and...