Addressing The Cyber Threat Of A Mobile Workforce

By |2019-04-15T10:48:21-04:00April 15th, 2019|Information Security|

A mobile workforce can bring many benefits to an organization: cost savings, access to a more diverse or skilled talent pool and flexibility. However, from an information security standpoint, there are serious risks associated with remote, teleworking mobile employees.   A Growing Issue   The number of mobile workers throughout the world continues to increase [...]

Thwarting The Red Storm

By |2019-03-18T16:07:24-04:00March 18th, 2019|Information Security|

On the heels of the recently publicized internal review of the U.S. Navy’s cybersecurity, Lou Dobbs of Fox News discussed the current state of U.S. cyber warfare with Congressman Matt Gaetz, Asia expert Goron Chang and cyber security expert Morgan Wright. In a report titled “The Red Storm Has Arrived”, Dobbs stated that China has [...]

Halting The Cyber Siege

By |2019-03-13T17:13:38-04:00March 13th, 2019|Information Security|

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on an internal review of the U.S. Navy’s cybersecurity. The review began in October 2018 in response to several high-profile hacking incidents, such as a breach reported during June 2018 in which plans for a supersonic anti-ship missile were stolen from a company under contract with the Navy’s Naval [...]

When Can Industry Growth Be Dangerous?

By |2019-03-05T06:42:39-04:00March 5th, 2019|Information Security|

Industry growth is the end game for many organizations. Opening the doors to new opportunities paves the way for industry expansion and often creates jobs, boosts wages and increases company revenue. But industry growth can become very dangerous when it outpaces available cybersecurity technologies. Australia is an example where growth from technical expansion is outpacing [...]

Financial Sector Supply Chain Risk

By |2019-02-25T08:39:18-04:00February 19th, 2019|Finance, Information Security|

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 in [...]

The Dangers Of Foreign Made VPNs

By |2019-02-15T05:19:44-04:00February 15th, 2019|Information Security|

On the heels of the recent Huawei scandal, lawmakers and cybersecurity experts alike are increasingly alarmed regarding the dangers of foreign virtual private networks (VPNs) . On February 7, 2019, Senators Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden penned a letter to the Department of Homeland Security requesting a potential ban on government-issued foreign made VPNs. VPNs serve [...]

Cybersecurity Concerns For Foreign Nationals Working In The Middle East

By |2019-02-12T12:25:46-04:00February 12th, 2019|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 |2019-01-29T11:09:16-04:00January 29th, 2019|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 |2019-01-17T16:19:50-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Information Security|

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 [...]

Cyber Concerns For The Satellite Sector

By |2019-01-17T16:20:15-04:00January 18th, 2019|Information Security|

According to the Index of Objects Launched into Outer Space maintained by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), as of mid-2018 there were 792 communications satellites orbiting the earth and several hundreds of others used for navigation, technology development, space science, earth science and earth observation. Satellite systems are critically important to [...]