Record fines come on the heels of warnings about cyber risk

Record fines come on the heels of warnings about cyber risk

Record fines come on the heels of warnings from US Intelligence warning of a growing risk to our utility providers.  Similar warnings have been issued for law firms, higher education, and small businesses, so this information is relevant to a wide spectrum of...
Be Aware of Business Process Compromise

Be Aware of Business Process Compromise

We have all heard about data breaches and compromises that target specific data within an organization. However there are other types of cyber attacks. Today let’s talk about business process compromise. Business Process Compromise (BPC) is when an attacker...
Dispel These Cybersecurity Misconceptions

Dispel These Cybersecurity Misconceptions

How many times have we heard statements like these from our clients and prospects?  My organization is too small to be a target for hackers  I rely on my vendors to secure “their” devices  I’m sure we are secure, we’ve never had a cyber issue...
Higher education one of the worst sectors at handling cyber attacks

Higher education one of the worst sectors at handling cyber attacks

The higher education sector ranks highest among the worst business sectors for handling cyberthreats, with 73% of organizations taking three or more days to apply a patch.—EfficientIP Report released  9/10/2018 The higher ed sector is an attractive target for hackers...
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...