How to Improve Your Cybersecurity Regulatory Compliance

Posted by Melanie Klag on Dec 11, 2019 12:00:23 PM
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Topics: "Cybersecurity", Security Operations Center, SOCaaS, Regulatory Compliance

How Often Should Your Organization Conduct Penetration Testing?

Posted by Melanie Klag on Nov 11, 2019 11:16:12 AM

By now, you should know why your organization needs to conduct a penetration test (if not, read why here). But have you considered how often your organization needs to conduct a pen test? With data breaches on the rise and the ever-changing methods criminals are using to conduct cyber-attacks, having regularly scheduled penetration testing is necessary.

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Topics: "Pentesting", "Cybersecurity", "Penetration Testing"

Why Local Governments are At Risk of Ransomware Attack

Posted by Melanie Klag on Oct 28, 2019 12:29:19 PM
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Topics: "Cybersecurity", Cyber Attack, Ransomware

The Importance of Web Application Penetration Testing

Posted by Melanie Klag on Oct 8, 2019 10:46:00 AM
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Topics: "Pentesting", "Cybersecurity", "Penetration Testing", Application Security

The Importance of Incident Detection and Response in Maintaining GDPR Compliance

Posted by Melanie Klag on Oct 1, 2019 10:39:48 AM

Incident detection and response is the process of finding attackers in your IT infrastructure, monitoring or determining their activity, containing the threat and removing attackers or any viruses from your systems. When the European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation, which protects the personal data of EU citizens regardless of the geographical location of the organization using the data, companies all over the globe had to ensure they were prepared for cyber-attacks. If companies were not compliant with the GDPR, then they could not do business with any citizens or businesses based in the EU. To be compliant, data must be protected. Therefore, being able to immediately and effectively respond to incidents or threats of a data breach became of utmost importance.

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Topics: "Cybersecurity", Compliance, GDPR

How Penetration Testing Can Help Your Organization Direct Cybersecurity Spending

Posted by Melanie Klag on Sep 27, 2019 12:17:18 PM
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Topics: "Pentesting", "Cybersecurity"

Why Penetration Testing is Vital to Your Cyber Defenses

Posted by Melanie Klag on Sep 20, 2019 12:14:00 PM
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Topics: "Cybersecurity", "Penetration Testing"

5 Things Your Organization Should Do To Protect Against Ransomware

Posted by John Price on Jul 30, 2019 10:37:00 AM

Ransomware is exactly what it sounds like! It is a type of malicious software that, once installed, blocks access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. All businesses and individuals are at risk to a ransomware invasion. It can be introduced into your systems simply through clicking on a link or opening an encrypted file. And once introduced, the malware has access to all of your data. Therefore, protecting against ransomware is necessary. Here’s where to start.

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Topics: "Cybersecurity"

The Key Elements of a Cyber Liability Insurance Policy

Posted by Kelly Konya on Jun 7, 2019 1:07:38 PM

Picture this: you head into your office on Monday morning, turn on your computer and begin to reply to emails. You see an email from your internet provider, alerting you that someone has accessed your company data from a foreign country over the weekend. None of your employees have been overseas in the last month, and you realize that the unthinkable has happened: your business has been hacked and your customer’s information has been stolen.

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Topics: "Cybersecurity"

The Importance of Transitional Due Diligence During Acquisitions

Posted by Kelly Konya on Jan 24, 2019 12:54:00 PM

As the facts of the latest major data breach were revealed—this time, affecting some 500 million customers at the Marriott International-owned Starwood hotel chain—cyber security experts contemplated how the rupture could have been avoided.

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Topics: "Cybersecurity", Due Diligence