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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Why human vulnerabilities are a higher cyber security risk than software flaws

Jonathan Greig at TechRepublic wrote an article based on recent Proofpoint research: "According to cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, the 'vast majority' of digital attacks aimed to exploit ...
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Many of us will be at the RSA Conference in SanFran this week. Here are some quick tips!

Lance Spitzner said: Eat breakfast, it may be the last meal you get that day. Schedule the most important meetings in the morning. RSA gives you a back-pack. Don't use it at the con, ...
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Best-Funded US Cyber Security Startups By State [InfoGraphic]

We were just made aware of this very interesting map created by CBInsights. It lists the most well-funded cyber security companies in each US State as of Feb 2, 2018. To our pleasant ...
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The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Security

Kevin Townsend wrote a great article about AI in SecurityWeek, looking at the current state of affairs and the expected near future, based on a recent important scientific paper titled: ...
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Accenture Cyber Security Survey: 18% of Health Employees Would Sell Confidential Data

Those who said they were willing to sell the data would do so for as little as between $500 and $1,000. Alexandia Wilson at HealthLeadersMedia had some disconcerting news. "Patients trust ...
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Insider Trading Can Pose Cyber Security Risks Says SEC Chair Clayton

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Jay Clayton warned today insider trading by executives from undisclosed hacks and weak protections can pose cyber security risks to the reputation ...
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Global Cyber Security Risk Perception: Highest Management Priorities

Few organizations are highly confident in their ability to manage the risk of a cyber-attack, despite viewing cybersecurity as a top risk management priority, according to a survey ...
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WHAT IS “REASONABLE CYBER SECURITY” AND HOW DO COURTS VIEW IT?

Shawn Tuma is an attorney with an internationally recognized reputation in cybersecurity, computer fraud, and data privacy law. He is a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Attorney at Scheef & ...
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UK Warns Critical Industries to Boost Cyber Security or Face Hefty Fines

The UK government has warned that Britain's most critical industries must boost their cybersecurity or face potentially hefty fines under the EU's Networks and Information Systems ...
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