2021 Changes Coming in PCI DSS v4.0: What Does it Mean for Your Organization?

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As our threat landscape continues to evolve and expand—and the number of data breaches with successful record exposures increases—cybersecurity, risk management, privacy, and compliance professionals are looking at existing standards, mandates, regulations, and frameworks to find opportunities to close gaps that leave organizations exposed to potential attacks.  ... Read More

NYDFS Levels First NYCRR 500 Penalties | Apptega

New York First in Nation to Implement Statewide Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Services Industry One point five million dollars. That’s how much it’s going to cost an independent mortgage lender after New York’s Department of Financial Services determined the company violated a lesser-known cybersecurity mandate known as the state’s Cybersecurity ... Read More

DoD: Get Started With a CMMC Self-Assessment Now | Apptega

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recommends prime contractors and subcontractors in the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) prepare for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements in contracts now even though no organizations are yet accredited to conduct official certification assessments ... Read More

The Easiest Way to Pass an SEC Audit

Update as of May 23, 2019 The SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations just released a RISK ALERT announcing that many broker-dealers were not meeting the regulatory requirements related to Regulation S-D and S-ID related to misconfigured Network Storage Solutions.  The Alert detailed that many organizations didn't have effective ... Read More
WEBINAR:  4 Reasons Your Next Cybersecurity Tabletop Will Flop

WEBINAR:  4 Reasons Your Next Cybersecurity Tabletop Will Flop

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Cybersecurity tabletop exercises are an effective way to ensure both seasoned incident-response teams and teams unfamiliar with incident-response plans can work together in the case of a cyber breach. With the average breach costing a company $3.9M and over 77% of organizations claiming they don't have a Cybersecurity Incident Response ... Read More
5 Tips for Responding to Cyber Attacks

5 Tips for Responding to Cyber Attacks

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You’ve Been Hacked - Now What? In recent years, security incidents have become an increasingly common part of digital life. According to recent reports, there is a hacker attack on average every 39 seconds and a whopping 43% of these attacks target small businesses. By 2020, the average cost of ... Read More
CCPA Amendments:  Are you prepared for 2020?

CCPA Amendments:  Are you prepared for 2020?

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CCPA: Continuing to Make History On Friday, October 11th, California's Governor signed 5 new amendments into the law that will go into effect January 1, 2020. With these amendments released so late in the year, businesses need to act immediately to ensure they won't kick off the New Year with ... Read More
3 Tips for Ensuring CCPA Compliance

3 Tips for Ensuring CCPA Compliance

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CCPA: At the Crossroads of Cybersecurity & Privacy If you’re familiar with the world of cybersecurity and privacy, you probably know that the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is probably the most groundbreaking privacy law ever in the United States. Signed into law on June 28, 2018, CCPA has set ... Read More
Webinar:  Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness

Webinar:  Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! In honor of this, on October 30th, Apptega is hosting our 2nd webinar in our Expert Series, titled "Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness." ... Read More