Insurance and Cybersecurity

We are only just starting to wake up to the serious threats posed by the loss of data, and many remain in denial about how significant this risk is. Most of us who use the new technologies have only a rudimentary knowledge...  [Read More]

Cyber Insurance: To Protect or Not to Protect

If the future could be predicted with 100% accuracy, individuals and organizations could plan precisely how to avoid or address their exposure to loss. The fact is that unpredictable events can thwart predictions of performance thus preventing individuals and organizations from accomplishing...  [Read More]

How to get more women involved in cybersecurity

To increase cyber safety and combat threat intelligence, businesses must help improve conditions for women in cybersecurity. It’s no secret that much of the field of IT is dominated by white males – and that this is an issue that needs to...  [Read More]

LinkedIn Passwords Need to be Changed

LinkedIn last week acknowledged that they recently became aware of over 100 million of its members are victims of stolen emails and passwords. The data was offered for sale on the dark market. It seems that the data was stolen in 2012....  [Read More]

We need role models

  Consider these facts…women make up over 50% of the current workforce, and outnumber males in attaining college degrees. However, only about 26% of STEM positions are held by women, and even worse, only about 11-13% of the workforce in cybersecurity are...  [Read More]

Hold on to your wallet

Unless you have been living in a cave, you are probably aware that some mobile devices are relatively safe from malicious software while others are well known for the ‘viruses’ they attract.  Case in point is the Android mobile device. Sjouwerman, (2016)...  [Read More]

5 SMB strategies for improving cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has become an issue for businesses and organizations at every level. And while the majority of corporate leaders understand the importance of combating against these rising cyber threats, there is still the issue of actually doing it. One of the worst...  [Read More]

Attacks on Energy Sectors Intensify

As those with a vested interest in cybersecurity are well aware, the Energy Sector is considered one of the most key sectors in our critical infrastructure. Without electricity, no matter how it is generated, a nation will quickly be brought to its...  [Read More]

Time for additional measures to control ransomware threats

The news is full of yet more ransomware attacks. The U.S. House of Representatives’ Information Security Office last week announced they are blocking Yahoo Mail accounts due to the massive number of ransomware attempts. In many of these attempts, email zip file...  [Read More]

Why attack banks?

When asked why he robbed banks, Infamous bank robber Willie Sutton is often quoted as having said “Because that’s where the money is”. It would appear that hackers around the globe have taken his words of advice to heart. This week it...  [Read More]