Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Businesses

Read Jackie Zimmermann’s article on cyber security best practices for small and medium businesses on Nerd Wallet : The impact of the Equifax data breach that compromised the personal data of over 145 million individuals has left many confused, frustrated and downright angry. And while massive attacks on large corporations make headlines, small businesses have just as […]

Google Advanced Protection Aims To Safeguard Those Most At Risk From Targeted Attacks

Google has announced a new program for those who are most vulnerable to targeted attacks on via its services. Google says that the Advanced Protection Program is aimed directly at journalists, business leaders, and political campaign teams. Read about the Google’s Advanced Protection which aims to protect those who are most at risk from targeted cyber […]

What does the UK’s Data Protection Bill mean for businesses?

The UK recently published the final version of a law to replace its current data security and privacy rules. The Data Protection Bill (DPB) will allow UK businesses to continue doing business with the EU post-Brexit. The DPB should provide a relatively easy transition for businesses gearing up for the forthcoming EU legislation. Read how […]

How can Financial Institutions use Regulations to Drive more Robust Security?

Read Paul Ferris article about how financial sector and banks can use regulatory compliance for more robust cyber security on Internernational Banker : ATM crime will always exist in one form or another. The European Association for Secure Transactions (EAST) found that in 2016 transaction reversal fraud was up 147% compared to 2015, highlighting how certain […]

Understand Your Risk, Then Invest in Your Small Business Cybersecurity Plan

Read why Michael Guta says that small and medium businesses should understand cyber security risks before investing on Small Biz Trends : Do you know the cost/benefit breakdown of the cybersecurity you have in place for your small business? To be more precise, how much should you invest in cybersecurity protection in relation to your actual […]

End-user security requires a shift in corporate culture

Read why Eddie Lockhart says that End-user security requires a shift in corporate culture on Tech Target : An internal culture change can help organizations put end-user security on the front burner. If an organization only addresses security once a problem arises, it’s already too late. But it’s common for companies, especially startups, to overlook security because it […]

NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act Passes in the House

On October 11, 2017, the House of Representatives passed bill H.R. 2105, the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act (NIST Act), which would require the US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to provide cybersecurity guidance to US small businesses. Read about the latest NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act (NIST Act) passed by […]

What’s that, Skip? Not a secure IoT device? Cyber Security Standards and the Internet of Things

Read  Rafael Perez’s article about Internet of Things cyber security on Lexology : The Internet of Things (IoT) – the interconnection of devices via the internet to send and receive data – represents a dramatic shift in service-delivery across the private and public sectors. The ability for everyday devices to be internet enabled and remotely accessed […]

Hacking accounts for 50% of healthcare breaches in September: 5 report insights

There were 46 healthcare breaches disclosed in September, up from 33 breaches in August, according to a Protenus report. The report, which is part of the “Protenus Breach Barometer” monthly series, analyzes healthcare breaches reported to HHS or disclosed to the media during September 2017. Read about the new Protenus Breach Barometer for September 2017 which reveals […]

Terrorism insurance is now in demand for concerts

Terrorism insurance was once a rarity for live acts. They paid the extra expense only when performing in politically volatile regions. After the attacks at the Bataclan nightclub in Paris, the Ariana Grande show in Manchester, and the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas, more reps and concert promoters are advising their clients to […]