Helping SMEs safeguard their business against cyber-attacks

Read y Rob Ashworth explain how small and medium businesses can protect themselves against cyber attacks on IT Pro Portal : We’re all well-versed on how rising technologies such as cloud, IoT, AI and others are changing the face of organisations as we know it. As they continue to define the digital agenda, it’s no […]

Data Breach Litigation and Risks Facing Retailers

Read Amanda Ciccatelli take a look at the data breach litigation and the risks facing retailers on Inside Counsel : Almost four years after Target’s massive data breach, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently instructed a lower court to reassess the company’s $10 million class action settlement. Target is a big reminder […]

Financial Firms Unprepared For Cyber Security Risks Leaves Room For Fintech Expansion

Read why  Rupert Hargreaves says that financial firms unprepared for cyber security risks leave door open for fintech expansion on Value Walk : The fragility of the world’s Internet ecosystem was exposed earlier this week when an outage at Amazon Web Services rippled across the World Wide Web, disrupting everything from question-and-answer site Quora, to […]

Now more than ever, manufacturing needs to guard against cybersecurity threats

Is improving cybersecurity at the top of your New Year’s resolution list? Perhaps it should be. According to “Cyber Risks in Advanced Manufacturing,” a report from the consulting firm Deloitte and the industry association Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI). Read more about the new report titled Cyber Risks in Advanced Manufacturing by Deloitte which reveals […]

Cyber risks to intensify in 2017

A new report by Stroz Friedberg outlines six predictions for 2017 to help security professionals and business leaders prepare for the most significant cyber threats in the coming year. Stroz Friedberg, an Aon company, predicts that 2017 will usher in intensified cyber attacks, new regulations and a shift in how businesses approach cyber risk management. Read […]

Law firms subject to same cyber risk as others, but is compliance required?

Read  George Grachis’ article about compliance issues with law firms on CSO Online : Happy New Year to all our readers. I’m not a lawyer but I play one on TV. But seriously! This is an article I have been meaning to write ever since we performed an IT audit for a large law firm […]

Quantifying Cyber Risks

Read David M. Katz’s article about how companies can quantify cyber risks on CFO : Galvanized by recent cyber attacks against corporations, boards of directors are pushing risk managers and the insurance industry to quantify cyber risks. The demand for better predictive data on computer breaches stems from directors’ desire for clarity on how to […]

Service providers need to join forces to address enterprise IT complexities

Read why James Bourne says that service providers have to join forces with businesses to fight cyber attacks on Cloud Computing : A new report from Tata Communications offers a warning for service providers; their solutions do not always meet the expectations of enterprises. The research, which was conducted by IDC among enterprises and service providers across […]

Three Essential Cybersecurity Questions

Read  Stephen L. Ball’s three essential cyber security questions on Black Enterprise Blog : Amid all of the hullabaloo over the presidential election this year, one topic has quietly grabbed nearly just as many headlines—cybersecurity. Cybersecurity, or “the cyber” as our president-elect has referred to it, is the effort to protect electronic devices and the infrastructure […]

Ignoring Cybersecurity is Risky Business

Read why Pat Toth says that ignoring cyber security is a risk business on Industry Week : They say opposites attract. While my husband and I have many important things in common, we are complete opposites in one area. He’s a “risk taker,” and me … well, not so much. Rather than being labeled as […]