Breach Prevention

Facing Greater Risks, Small Businesses Still Lag in Adopting Cyber Insurance

Posted on Apr 19 2016 by

What difference does $4.40 make? It can’t buy you much on its own, but it can make a world of difference when you’re handling the aftermath of a data breach or other cyberattack.

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How Can You Reduce Data Breach Costs?

Posted on Apr 05 2016 by

Bad news and good news emerged from the Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Cost of a Data Breach study, released in May: breach costs continue to rise, but security measures such as creating a data breach response team can significantly curb the costs of a data breach.

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Video: 2016 Predictions – Mauricio Paez

Posted on Mar 31 2016 by

Mauricio Paez, a partner with the international law firm Jones Day, recently joined me to share predictions about eight emerging and evolving trends in global cyberwarfare. Watch to learn his insights.

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Video: 2016 Predictions – Jon-Michael Brook

Posted on Mar 30 2016 by

With 2016 an election year that’s already seen some evidence of campaign breaches, how much more will we see the frequency and intensity potential increase before the polls close? Jon-Michael Brooke of Guide Holdings LLC joins me for a preview of the most significant potentials for the campaign whose data is snatched.

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Video: 2016 Predictions – Lynn Sessions

Posted on Mar 24 2016 by

How do healthcare breaches continue to differ in their response to discovery and notification? Lynn Sessions of BakerHostetler shares how an increase in true security violations by external forces has triggered an increase in notifications on a serious scale in the healthcare space.

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What the EMV Liability Shift Means for Your Business

Posted on Mar 08 2016 by

As of last October, the EMV liability shift is a point of reality for consumers and businesses alike. Now, if your business is not yet chip-ready and card fraud occurs in a point-of-sale transaction in which a consumer uses a chip-enabled card, you — not the card-holder or issuer — could be liable for costs […]

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Video: 2016 Predictions – Katherine Keefe

Posted on Jan 27 2016 by

        There have been no shortage of changes in the medical world in the last few years, many triggered by the arrival of the Affordable Care Act. As providers look to unify to provide services, what effects might their consolidation efforts have on information security? Katherine Keefe of Beazley Breach Response joins […]

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Your Employees Can Be Breach Victims, Too

Posted on Jan 12 2016 by

Employees: A Data Breach’s Hidden Victims Headline-grabbing data breaches have raised awareness of the devastating impact data loss can have on the affected consumers and the breached company. Hopefully, stories like the SONY and Anthem breaches have inspired your company to step up its data breach preparedness and prevention efforts. But are you overlooking the […]

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Are Your Employees Data Breach Risks?

Posted on Jul 14 2015 by

Your employees are your greatest asset, but they may also pose the greatest data breach risk to your organization. Unfortunately, multiple studies and research point to employees as the leading cause of data breaches. Employees may put your data at risk in a number of ways; from failing to practice good password habits to losing a […]

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Cyber Criminals, Spies and Activists – Know the Enemy

Posted on Jun 30 2015 by

Who are behind cybercrimes? When it comes to these thieves behind computers, not all perpetrators are the same, and how they ply their attacks can vary greatly, too. To effectively protect your organization from cybercrime, it’s vital to understand the many ways in which it occurs, and the many types of cyber criminals who perpetrate […]

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