Prioritize Cyber Risk With Business Impact Analysis
As an industry, cybersecurity companies often talk about risk. However, we rarely take the time to explain what risk is or how it impacts organizations. It’s important to understand that risk is measured based on the negative impact it can have on the enterprise’s mission. Let’s look at a basic example: Many employees play solitaire […]
Why aren’t CISOs satisfied with their cyber defense plans?
The relentless pace of cyberattacks in 2022 showed no signs of slowing down, leaving security leaders challenged to defend against an array of sophisticated threats in 2023. With global political instability and the quick payday available to cyber criminals, nation-state-grade attacks are the biggest concern. Our data indicates that Ransomware will return this year in […]
6 Benefits of Utilizing AI in Cybersecurity
Over one million people logged into ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence (AI) language and text generator by OpenAI, during its first weeks after launch in November. People created marketing plans, developed code, authored essays, and asked the chatbot endless questions with a keen interest in its AI capabilities. Before ChatGPT, many people thought of AI as […]
Year in review for 2022 – Where is Cybersecurity headed?
As another year wraps up, it’s time to take a look back at the cybersecurity trends that dominated the landscape. From the ongoing impact of the past years’ pandemic to major geopolitical events and nation-state cyber attacks, 2022 saw a surge in cyberattacks that shows no signs of slowing down. But what exactly is driving […]
Don’t Get Complacent Over the Holidays
It’s easy for organizations to ease up during the holiday season. Employees take time off, work tends to slow down, and there is the electricity of excitement, hope, and possibility that you can almost touch. Hidden beneath the surface, however, are nation-state attackers and cyber criminals just waiting for an opportunity to exploit. Fewer eyeballs […]
Is Your Security Team Using Data-Driven Decisions Making?
Data-driven decision-making (DDDM) is everywhere. Singapore’s DBS bank uses data to provide customers with hyper-personalized insights and recommendations, enabling customers to make smarter financial decisions. Netflix’s entire recommendation engine and creative programming teams follow data to deliver an outstanding user experience. Even Coca-Cola, the 130-year-old beverage company, uses data to eliminate waste from its marketing […]
With All Eyes on Russia, China Continues to Strike
For the last year or so, the cybersecurity world has prepared itself for Russian strikes intended to cripple its victims. Disruptions to the global food supply, the energy sector, and other critical infrastructures have all been attributed to nation-state-grade attacks stemming from the Russian bear. In the world of cyber threats, Russia is the alpha, […]
Blowing the Whistle For Cybersecurity Compliance
Early in July, Aerojet Rocketdyne agreed to a $9M settlement in a whistleblower lawsuit. The aerospace and defense company was sued on behalf of the state of California by Brian Markus, a former senior director of cybersecurity, compliance, and controls hired in 2014. Markus alleged that the company promised a $10-$15M budget, a staff of […]
Why Are You Under Cyberattack?
In mid-August of this year, the CHSF Hospital Centre in Paris found itself under attack. Emergency services and surgeries were put on hold while the hospital debated paying a $10M ransom. A Twitter data breach from earlier in August affected 5.4M users. JBS beef plants were shut down a year ago when ransomware took over […]
Is your Supply Chain Safe?
On July 25 this year, the FBI warned that supply chains are “increasingly a point of vulnerability for computer intrusions.” The warning comes at a time when supply chain attacks are on the rise. Security Intelligence reported that 62% of organizations surveyed experienced a supply chain attack in 2021. While many of those attacks were […]