[PODCAST] The ghost and the mole; Eric O'Neill's Gray Day.

  Eric O’Neill is a former FBI counterintelligence and counterterrorism operative, and founder of the Georgetown Group, a security and investigative firm, as well as national security ...
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Insurers Creating a Consumer Ratings Service for Cybersecurity Industry

The WSJ reported on news that a Collaborative effort led by Marsh & McLennan would score the best cyber security products for reducing hacking risk, and provide potential discounts on ...
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KnowBe4 Named Gold Winner for Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company Category

I'm excited to announce we have been named as the gold winner in the fastest growing cybersecurity company for between 500 to 999 employees category by the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.
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One-Third of Organizations Aren’t Ready to Combat Cybersecurity Attacks, Despite Increases in Security Spend

The latest data from eSecurityPlanet highlights that organizations have a lot of work to do to ensure they are secure in the face of a shortage of cybersecurity professionals.
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WorldWide Threat Assessments of the US Intelligence Community: CYBER

Daniel R. Coats, Director of National Intelligence reported on Threats to US national security on January 29, 2019. He gave big picture, geo-politics data and had a few paragraphs ...
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[Krebs on Security] How the U.S. Govt. Shutdown Harms Security

Krebs on Security has posted a new item. The ongoing partial U.S. federal government shutdown is having a tangible, negative impact on cybercrime investigations, according to interviews ...
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Is Anyone in Charge of Information Security? Krebs Finds a Lack of Leadership Mentioned in 100 Largest Companies in the World

If there’s anyone who is close to the pulse of security, it’s Brian Krebs. In one of his recent articles, he discusses how organizations discuss how very important information security ...
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[NEW] LIVE DEMO: Identify & Respond to Email Threats Faster with PhishER

We are excited to announce the release of PhishER™, a new product that’s a huge time-saver for your Incident Response team. Because phishing remains the most widely used cyber attack ...
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[Heads-up] U.S. Government: "Your Weak Cyber Security Violates Federal Law"

Reuters just made me aware of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission report about a recent SEC investigation of nine companies that had been victims of CEO fraud had sufficient ...
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CEOs and Boards are Unprepared for Cyber Risk

Deloitte’s CEO and Board Risk Management Survey shows organizations are unprepared for the future of cyberattack at the highest levels.
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75% of Users Don’t Know Cyber Security Best Practices

New data from MediaPRO’s third annual State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report shows users are less prepared this year to address the risk of cyberthreat.
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Cyber Attacks Cost German Industry Almost $50 Billion: Study

BERLIN (Reuters) – Two thirds of Germany’s manufacturers have been hit by cyber-crime attacks, costing industry in Europe’s largest economy some 43 billion euros ($50 billion), according ...
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Healthcare Organizations are Unprepared Without Cybersecurity Insurance!

With the Healthcare industry as a primary target by cybercriminals, analytics firm FICO’s latest findings indicate Healthcare is simply not ready for the aftermath of a cyberattack.
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Great "Defense-in-Depth" InfoGraphic

Michael Fisher shared this on Twitter. Very nice and gives an immediate overview of #CyberSecurity Defense-in-Depth with all the areas it encompasses. Here it is:
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Global Cyber Security spending to top $114bn in 2018, says Gartner

The need for improved detection, response and privacy is driving the demand for security products and services in response to security risks, business needs and industry changes, Gartner ...
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Why Don’t Your Employees Care About Cyber Security?

Whether you realize or not, your employees are a critical part of your layered defense against phishing attacks, malware, ransomware, and more. So why aren’t they concerned?
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Cyber Security Insurance: Underwriting Is Changing Because Of Billions Of Potential Exposure

Cybersecurity insurers, faced with growing demand, are looking for new ways to better measure their risks, says Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO of SecurityScorecard. So some are moving toward ...
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#2good2Btrue: Beware of Cyber Criminals Out To Ruin Your Holidays

Does that flash sale offer on a holiday package or last minute ticket sound too good to be true? Then it probably is. You might end up with a non-existent, fraudulent or cancelled ...
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Gone Phishing: Travelers Claims Plan Doesn’t Cover Cyber Losses

Daniel R. Stoller at Bloomberg Law had an excellent observation about the risks of phishing related to general crime policies. Here is a short excerpt and the whole article is warmly ...
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PDF Files Can Be Abused to Steal Windows Credentials

PDF files can be weaponized by malicious actors to steal Windows credentials (NTLM hashes) without any user interaction, and only by opening a file, according to Assaf Baharav, a security ...
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