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Big Stick Cyber Diplomacy

Posted on October 20, 2016 by Bahram Yusefzadeh, Chairman

 

With only weeks remaining before a US presidential election, much is being said about the leaked DNC e-mails. While the contents of these e-mails may be controversial, the questions about who perpetrated the attack, and what should be done about it, raise issues that are equally controversial and may have long-term implications.

 

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The Cyber Elephant in the Oval Office

Posted on October 13, 2016 by Bahram Yusefzadeh, Chairman

 

A recent online article published in InfoRisk Today summarized the positions of leading US presidential candidates. Unfortunately, these positions fail to address a critical gap in our nation’s security.

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Detection: A Critical Component in an Effective Cyber Strategy

Posted on September 27, 2016 by Bahram Yusefzadeh, Chairman

 

A recent article published by Internal Auditor, focused on the need for having a collaborative and proactive approach to addressing data breaches while building resistance to future attacks.The article identified powerful facts and trends that illustrate the need for improved cyber security defenses and comprehensive policies to address the impact of successful cyber attacks.

 

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Cybercrime "Merchandizing" Heightens Threat Attack Probability

Posted on September 20, 2016 by Bahram Yusefzadeh, Chairman

(But not Necessarily Data Breach Frequency)

 

It wasn’t long ago when our attention in cybersecurity was focused on the growing sophistication and resources of well-financed, nation state sponsored, cyber attackers. Unfortunately, nothing stays the same very long in the world of cyber threats...

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Ponemon Survey Says? It’s Time to Rethink Cybersecurity!

Posted on July 11, 2016 by Bahram Yusefzadeh, Chairman

The Ponemon Institute recently released its “2016 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis” and the report contains good news and bad news. Let’s start with the good news…

 

The report indicates that, “Since first conducting this research, the cost of a data breach has not fluctuated significantly.”

 

With all of the good news out of the way, everything else is pretty much bad news. Let’s hit a few of the high points (or low points, as the case may be.)

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