Data Breaches: Why It’s a Bad Time to be a Financial Services Firm

By |2019-08-08T15:41:24-04:00August 8th, 2019|Blog, Enterprise, Finance, Information Security, Privacy|

Is your data safe anywhere? Apparently not. "For Americans who want to protect their personal information, there is no way, in our current system, to do so," claimed a recent article in the Atlantic.   Back in 2017, a data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax left the personal information of 143 million consumers exposed. The [...]

Securing The Internet Of Things

By |2019-07-17T15:59:59-04:00July 11th, 2019|Blog, Enterprise, Information Security|

The Internet of Things (IoT) has brought about large advancements in convenience for both personal and professional life. By enabling remote management and monitoring, IoT devices help improve quality of life in countless ways. As a result, the IoT market is booming, with the market expected to reach $520 billion by 2021. Unfortunately, IoT’s second [...]

Cyberwarfare: How to Protect your Enterprise on the Front Lines

By |2019-07-17T15:59:14-04:00June 27th, 2019|Blog, Enterprise, Information Security|

According to a recent Washington Post article, tensions between the United States and Iran have gone digital, as the United States recently launched a cyber attack against the Islamic Republic’s rocket and missile launching systems in response to the Iranian drowning of a U.S. military drone. In the past, pretty most business enterprises could carry [...]

The Great Firewall of China and Remote Employees

By |2019-07-17T15:58:50-04:00June 6th, 2019|Enterprise, Information Security, Privacy|

China has become a significant power in the global market, as evidenced by the fact that so many everyday items are marked “Made in China”. But China’s ability isn’t limited to simple toys and devices, the country also has advanced manufacturing technology and mature IT capabilities. As a result, many companies from outside of China [...]

Why NIAP Certification is Important To Private Sector Companies Too

By |2019-07-17T15:58:28-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Enterprise, Information Security|

When shopping for a cybersecurity solution, organizations often face the dilemma of too many choices. There are several dozen solutions in the marketplace, all of which claim to solve advanced cybersecurity needs. A certification that a particular solution lives up to its marketing can be a huge asset and can help have both time and [...]

Supply Chain Cyber Risks Associated With The Cloud

By |2019-07-17T15:57:54-04:00May 20th, 2019|Enterprise, Information Security|

Any business that has vendors, partners and/or customers, has a supply chain, and its most sensitive data flows along the entire length of that supply chain. Every link in the supply chain represents a potential vulnerability for a cyber attack. In other words, it's no longer good enough to secure yourself from your enemies, you [...]

Financial Sector Supply Chain Risk

By |2019-07-03T14:45:07-04:00February 19th, 2019|Enterprise, Finance, Information Security, Supply Chain|

Nearly 40% of all cybersecurity breaches occur in the financial services sector. Cyber attacks range from distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, corporate account takeovers (CATO) and hacking via web applications. These attacks can result in significant losses in both revenue and corporate reputations for banks, asset managers, brokerage houses and insurance companies. The data managed [...]

Cybersecurity Concerns For Foreign Nationals Working In The Middle East

By |2019-07-03T14:46:28-04:00February 12th, 2019|Enterprise, Information Security|

Cyber crime is now considered to be a pandemic, with a recent report estimating cyber crime to have cost the world 0.8% of global GDP or $600 billion in 2017. This cost will continue to grow, with experts predicting it will reach close to $6 trillion annually by 2021. These numbers underscore the necessity for robust [...]

What’s Your Cybersecurity Investment ROI?

By |2019-07-03T14:47:04-04:00January 29th, 2019|Enterprise, Information Security|

There is no doubt cybersecurity represents a significant financial investment for most enterprises. Protecting networks, identifying and monitoring all endpoints and continually defending against ever-evolving cyber attacks requires highly specialized personnel and/or technology. But failing to invest in cybersecurity is simply not an option anymore. New reports indicate the average cost of a cyber [...]

SMBs and Cyber Threats

By |2019-04-30T11:55:35-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Enterprise, Information Security, Retail|

For those who own or operate a small to medium size business, cybersecurity may not be a top priority. Many SMB leaders mistakenly believe cyber criminals focus strictly on large public and private sector organizations. However recent stats indicate SMBs should be increasingly wary of potential cyber attacks. Research shows more than 70 percent of [...]