To avoid insider threats, try empathy

In this interview with Help Net Security, Nathan Hunstad, Deputy CISO at Code42, explains the importance of addressing insider threats, how to make sure your employees are aware of the problem and how to make them proactive. SOC analysts are well-prepared to deal with external threats. Why are internal threats more complex for them? Insider […]

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See Yourself in Cyber: 4 Steps to Stay Safe

As threats to technology and private information become more frequent, the President of the United States and Congress have proclaimed October to be Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This initiative aims to assist people in protecting themselves online. Government and business are working together to increase cybersecurity awareness on a national and worldwide level under the direction […]

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Overheard at the SANS Security Awareness Summit 2022

People have become the primary attack vector for cyber attackers around the world. As the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report 2022 indicates, it is humans rather than technology that now represent the greatest risk to organizations. According to the SANS 2022 Security Awareness Report, the top three security risks that security professionals are concerned about […]

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Top tips for securing board-level buy-in for cybersecurity awareness campaigns

With Cyber Security Awareness month fast approaching, information security professionals and data protection managers will be looking at how to secure board-level buy-in for company-wide cybersecurity awareness campaigns. Often, this is the biggest hurdle for any cyber awareness campaign as senior leadership weighs the costs and benefits of investing in the security of their business. […]

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HIPAA Compliance & The Security Rule

Within the HIPAA Security Rule are Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards. These safeguards are as important to understand as they are to implement, so let’s get some clarifications for the non-initiated. Many healthcare entities and their business associates are routinely challenged with understanding and successfully implementing the technical safeguards defined by the HIPAA Security Rule. It’s been decades since HIPAA was […]

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People are the primary attack vector around the world

With an unprecedented number of employees now working in hybrid or fully remote environments, compounded by an increase in cyber threats and a more overwhelmed, COVID-19 information fatigued workforce, there has never been a more critical time to effectively create and maintain a cyber-secure workforce and an engaged security culture. “People have become the primary […]

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