By Order of the President

Today President Obama signed an Executive Order that seeks to modernize the digital system in the federal government and increase cybersecurity. The order lays the groundwork for establishing a federal privacy council within the government that will oversee the protection of the...  [Read More]

How Small Businesses can Handle Patch Management

  As I started to write this blog, I received one of those pesky pop-ups – a new release of Adobe Acrobat Reader alert. Yes, we all want to blow off those alerts when we are in the middle of something. But...  [Read More]

Webinar: Center for Academic Excellence – Knowledge Unit Mapping

Join us for this FREE webinar on February 25, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET). Register for the event now. Excelsior College is taking the initiative to produce quality members of the workforce in Cybersecurity. As a Center for Academic...  [Read More]

Latest US-EU Data Storage Agreement

Following the European courts’ rejection of the EU-US Umbrella Agreement and the 2000 EU-US Safe Harbor decision discussed in November, negotiators announced a new framework on February 2, 2016. This framework is not a treaty but rather an executive agreement between the...  [Read More]

FDA sets forth new steps for medical cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a major concern in the medical sector and the FDA has set out important steps medical device manufacturers should take to continually address cybersecurity risks....  [Read More]

New survey finds cyber safety risks due to different departmental priorities

Business leaders need to take steps toward safeguarding information from data breaches....  [Read More]

Putting HCISPP to work

Increasingly cybercriminals are targeting the health care industry to obtain Personal Identifiable Information (PII) that they can utilize for financial gain. To combat these clever and skilled criminals requires equally skilled cyber professionals who are well trained and educated for their jobs....  [Read More]

Webinar: Implementing the Cybersecurity Framework

Join us for this FREE webinar on February 24, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET). Register for the event now. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure on February 12, 2014.  This document...  [Read More]

Cybersecurity – Incident Response

People and organizations tend to focus on methods to prevent cyber attacks on their digital systems. While prevention is an important aspect of cybersecurity, it does not address an equally important piece of the cybersecurity puzzle – what to do when an...  [Read More]

If You Only Do One Thing….Data Privacy Day!

Thursday, January 28 is Data Privacy Day. This special day is celebrated across Europe, Canada, and the United States. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to promote an awareness of data security, not only in the cyber community, but in the...  [Read More]