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Ransomware Attack Trends: Tips For Prevention & Response
Ransomware continues to cause severe disruptions and the loss of critical data within business information systems. It is also leveraging the use of certain
United States
11 Sep 2019
Business Email Compromises: Tips For Prevention & Response
Malicious attackers continue to use email platforms for nefarious purposes.
United States
5 Sep 2019
New York Expands Data Breach Obligations For Credit Reporting Agencies
Additionally, the credit reporting agency must inform consumers how to request a security freeze.
United States
19 Aug 2019
New York Amends Its Data Breach Notification Law
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act, Senate Bill 5575B/Assembly Bill 5635B.
United States
15 Aug 2019
Shutting Down The Factory: Why The Manufacturing Sector Must Pay More Attention To Cyber Attackers
On any given day, the manufacturing business is fraught with challenges, from supply chain issues to personnel matters, pricing strategies, competition, and customer acquisition.
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25 Jul 2019
Ransomware Reminders: Implementing Best Practices & Avoiding The Biggest Mistakes
Attackers often do not know the identity of their victims – they may only know their IP address.
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3 Jul 2019
New Jersey Enacts Legislation To Expand Disclosure Of Online Data Breaches
On May 10, 2019, New Jersey enacted Senate Bill 52 (SB 52). This bill, which will take effect on September 1, 2019, will require disclosure of data breaches that impact usernames, email addresses, ...
United States
18 Jun 2019
New Windows Vulnerability Discovered
(May 16, 2019) - Microsoft recently announced a critical vulnerability in its Windows operating systems so serious that it is issuing a patch for even unsupported, older versions of Windows.
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30 May 2019
Legislative Alert: Alabama Passes Heightened Cybersecurity Standards For The Insurance Industry
On May 1, 2019, Governor Kay Ivey signed Alabama S.B. 54 into law, making Alabama the latest state to pass a law mandating heightened standards within the insurance industry for cybersecurity
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28 May 2019
Legislative Alert: Updates To Washington Breach Notification Statute Expected
Washington State will soon pass a law that will overhaul its data breach notification requirements, beginning in March 2020.
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23 May 2019
The Threat Sitting Next To You: Defending Cyber Insider Attacks
Each year, companies wisely invest in advanced perimeter security devices and software to secure their electronic data and thwart cyber attacks.
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20 May 2019
Digital Forensic Experts Are A Resource For It Professionals
One of the best qualities an information technology (IT) professional can possess is the tenacity to fully troubleshoot and resolve system issues as they occur.
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8 May 2019
Virginia & Utah Amend Data Breach Statutes
On March 18, 2019, the commonwealth of Virginia enacted House Bill (HB) 2396, amending the commonwealth's data breach notification statute.
United States
26 Apr 2019
Improving Your Office365 Security Posture To Stop Phishing At Email's Shores
Phishing attacks and other email compromise schemes are not just an annoyance in the modern workspace.
United States
16 Apr 2019
Emerging Trend: Managed Service Providers Targeted With Ransomware
An emerging cyber-attack trend is shifting the paradigm for both cyber-preparedness and incident response: ransomware attacks targeting managed service providers (MSPs).
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5 Apr 2019
Cybersecurity: Who Can Certify Compliance To The NYDFS
The NYDFS Cyber Security Regulation for Financial Services Companies 23 NYCRR 500, enacted in March 2017 (the "Regulation"), sets out the required framework for regulated entities' information security programs.
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5 Feb 2019
Modlishka – Exploiting Two-Factor Authentication
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a commonly used means of securing access to website accounts through easily understood login procedures.
United States
25 Jan 2019
Pennsylvania Employers Now Have An Obligation To Protect Employees' Electronically Stored Information
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Dittman v. UPMC (196 A.3d 1036), ruled that employers have a have a legal duty to exercise reasonable care ...
United States
23 Jan 2019
Tax Return Theft: Tips For Prevention & Response
As the Internal Revenue Service warned tax professionals last month, malicious actors are currently attempting to hack into tax preparers' networks to steal 2019 tax return information
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14 Jan 2019
Ransomware: Recommendations For Preparation And Response
The response to an encryption attack can be very difficult. Encrypted critical data usually places a business in a crisis with no ability – or an extremely limited ability – to conduct basic operations.
United States
10 Jan 2019
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