4 common cyber issues that spawned a $60 million class-action lawsuit

4 common cyber issues that spawned a $60 million class-action lawsuit

A class action suit is in progress after an estimated 200,000 people had personal data exposed by a hacked server at Casino Rama in Ontario.  The breach was made public back in November 2016 when the hacker was able to obtain credentials, access at least two of the...
What is cyber threat hunting?

What is cyber threat hunting?

A buzz term of today’s cybersecurity is ‘threat hunting’. It gives you images of clandestine agents hiding in the shadows, ready to spring into action to neutralize a threat. Well that’s not exactly what cyber threat hunting is, but it’s also not necessarily what many...
New Opinion From The American Bar Association On Cyber Responsibility

New Opinion From The American Bar Association On Cyber Responsibility

Cyber ‘It’s not an if, it’s a when’ the renewed importance of incident response for lawyers and law firms in light of new ethics guidance. Recently, the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility reiterated the importance of...
Cybersecurity – a topic nonprofits can no longer ignore

Cybersecurity – a topic nonprofits can no longer ignore

Cybersecurity is so often in the news that it’s hard to think it’s being ignored by any sector, however nonprofits are lagging behind.  Why?  Obviously budgets are tight, but here’s why ignoring cybersecurity can end up costing nonprofits far more....
SMBs are huge targets for cyber breaches – What can be done?

SMBs are huge targets for cyber breaches – What can be done?

A 2017 Ponemon study confirmed that Small-Medium Businesses (SMBs) are key targets for cyber breaches, mainly due to employee error that allows in malware and ransomware.  What is even more alarming is that the damages are now averaging over $1M, a price few SMBs can...
The Aftermath of 2017 Data Breaches

The Aftermath of 2017 Data Breaches

We hear a lot about the latest data breach, but we don’t always hear so much about the aftermath.  Let’s look at some examples from 2017 to drive home the impact that a cyber incident can have on an organization. Uber was a classic study in what not to do...