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In Cybersecurity, Governance Trumps Technology
In Cybersecurity, Governance Trumps Technology
A strong cybersecurity program depends on governance to ensure broad participation, establish clear authority, and enable fully informed decision-making.
Forecasting in the Clouds
Forecasting in the Clouds
Just as weather anomalies have been dominating conversation at the dinner table, another type of cloud has emerged in the mainstream news at a record-setting pace: cloud computing.
Private Equity vs. Hedge Fund: Which Is Harder to Secure?
Private Equity vs. Hedge Fund: Which Is Harder to Secure?
Although both types of financial service institutions handle highly sensitive data and massive monetary assets, Agio maintains private equity firms pose a bigger cybersecurity challenge than hedge…
School, Security & SHR Solutions
School, Security & SHR Solutions
Our student records are in danger. Hackers target organizations that have access to personal health information (PHI), meaning educational and health care institutions have a bullseye on their backs.
The CIA Triad of Information Security: Availability
The CIA Triad of Information Security: Availability
The third part of the CIA triad — availability — often surprises people. Contrary to popular belief, being “secure” does not mean locking down your information.
The CIA Triad of Information Security: Integrity
The CIA Triad of Information Security: Integrity
Integrity — doing the “right thing” or adhering to moral values — is such a key part of humanity, and yet many businesses don’t openly commit to it. As the “I” in the CIA triad, integrity is essential to a strong information security program.
The CIA Triad of Information Security: Confidentiality
The CIA Triad of Information Security: Confidentiality
Your organization's information security rests on three key concepts: confidentiality, integrity and availability of resources. The CIA triad is a base standard that every organization needs. In this first blog in a series of three, we examine the nuances of confidentiality.
Meltdown & Spectre
Meltdown & Spectre
News outlets clamored this week to report a severe design flaw in all modern processors, including Intel, AMD, and ARM processors. In sum, the bugs - Meltdown and Spectre - allow applications, malware, and JavaScript running in web browsers, to obtain sensitive data.
The Importance of <br>Physical Security
The Importance of
Physical Security
In the age of hacking, phishing and social engineering, it’s easy to forget about physical or environmental security. But physical security is unequivocally as important as its logical cybersecurity counterpart.
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Finale
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Finale
Sequence of Events If you’re like most, it probably took you 61 days to discover you even had a breach in the first place (we can…
Government Security: Do As I Say, Not As I Do?
Government Security: Do As I Say, Not As I Do?
It’s ironic, then, to note the ones setting the rules and providing guidance on cybersecurity — the U.S. government — aren’t eating their own dog food.
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 3
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 3
Weight of the World By 2020, 1.5 billion people across the world will be affected by data breaches (International Data Corporation). 1.9 billion records have been breached…
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 2
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 2
Even today, only 53% of organizations are actively training for security awareness, and only 42% had a security strategy as of last year.
National Health IT Week
National Health IT Week
We're closing out National Health Information Technology Week with a story to help you frame the cybersecurity conversation, internally. Get the executive buy-in and budget you need to keep your environment safe.
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 1
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 1
2017 has been a record-breaking year for disastrous cybersecurity events.