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...
How Effective Cyber Communications Can Improve Your Incident Response

How Effective Cyber Communications Can Improve Your Incident Response

This week’s post was contributed by Loren Dealy Mahler, President at Dealy Maher Strategies. If 2017 taught us anything, it’s that the actions taken in the wake of a cyber incident impact a company as much, if not more, than the actual incident itself. Sound a...