Case Law Continues to Define the Extent to Which Cyber Insurance Must Cover Losses

Several new cases show the evolution of case law that demonstrates what both cyber insurers and policyholders alike can expect from the courts.
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Financial Firms Spend $2,300 Per Employee Attempting to Address Cyber Security Concerns

A new joint study by Deloitte and the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center highlights the budget impacts establishing and maintaining cybersecurity.
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Volunteer Cyber Crime Fighters Band Together in New York

Kim Nash reported in the WSJ Pro CyberSecurity newsletter—which I warmly recommend, it is an excellent daily news update—that "more than 100 applicants seek to volunteer their ...
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What's Wrong With The New Bill That Proposes Cyber Security Training for U.S. House Members?

A bill introduced last week requires all members, officers and employees of the U.S. House of Representatives to undergo cybersecurity training.
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Russian cyberspies are using one hell of a clever Microsoft Exchange backdoor

A Russian cyber-espionage group has developed and has been using one of the most complex backdoors ever spotted on an email server, according to new research published by cyber-security ...
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President Signs Executive Order to Boost Federal Cyber Workforce

The White House launched its latest effort to bolster the government’s cybersecurity workforce.
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Why Marketing Departments Are Cyber Security Targets

Because of what they do, marketing departments are potential cybersecurity risks themselves, and digital bad actors are well aware of it. "Since marketers are more closely connected to ...
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[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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