Axio, Author at Security Boulevard

White House Cyber Memo Long Overdue for Business Executives

| | Blog Posts, Cybersecurity
A Federal Call to Action Last week, President Biden and his administration issued a memo urging business leaders to immediately take action to prepare for future ransomware attacks. This comes in light of the numerous disruptions on American infrastructure, most notably the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline. Millions of US ... Read More

A Colonial Foreshadowing

| | Cybersecurity, Ransomware
Energy pipelines are finally getting more respect and attention because of the Colonial Pipeline (CP) ransomware incident. We have been foreshadowing an event of this magnitude for several years. We have worked with many major energy suppliers to identify and model major risk events like the one suffered by CP ... Read More

Announcing Our New Partnership with Impact Business Technology

| | partnership, Press Releases
We are excited to announce our latest strategic partnership with Impact Business Technology, a leader in IT solutions designed to serve businesses. This partnership will utilize the Axio360 platform to allow Impact Business Technology to expand their security assessment practice into a more comprehensive enterprise risk management practice. Axio360 brings ... Read More

Announcing New Features To Our Free Ransomware Preparedness Assessment Tool

| | Press Releases, Ransomware
In light of recent cyber attacks at Colonial Pipeline and other critical infrastructur­e operators, we are releasing an updated version of our Ransomware Preparedness Assessment Tool with new features designed to help leaders illuminate the gaps in their cybersecurity posture that directly cause increased susceptibility to ransomware attacks. Users can ... Read More

Axio Honored to Receive Industry Awards

| | awards, Press Releases
Our mission is to provide all organizations the confidence to manage and improve their cybersecurity posture, and that begins with the strength of our team.  We are thrilled to share that Pamela Curtis, Vice President of Process Engineering, has been named “Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2021” by ... Read More
A Timeline of Frameworks for Cybersecurity and Compliance

A Timeline of Frameworks for Cybersecurity and Compliance

| | Blog Posts, Cybersecurity
In the world of cybersecurity, IT and risk managers have long touted the benefits of using maturity models and control frameworks to help assess preparedness. Specifically, these models and frameworks have helped create more ways for companies and governments to evaluate resiliency. However, while newer frameworks such as 2020’s Cybersecurity ... Read More

A Historical Perspective of Cybersecurity Frameworks

| | Blog Posts, Cybersecurity
In 2021, cybersecurity risk has become a prominent  concern for  businesses and governments around the world. The past year has shown that no amount of defensive technology can protect against malicious intent from a variety of adversaries including a new breed of attacker that leverages the financial resources of nation-states ... Read More
The Hole in Biden’s Infrastructure Plan That Leaves Us All Vulnerable

The Hole in Biden’s Infrastructure Plan That Leaves Us All Vulnerable

| | Blog Posts, Cybersecurity
Last week President Biden, laid out a $2 trillion proposal to rebuild America. Of this $2 trillion, $100 billion will go to modernizing the power grid, $100 billion to expand broadband access, $100 billion to build new schools, $620 billion for transportation infrastructure, as well as many green initiatives including ... Read More
Top 5 Cyber Risk Questions Board Members Ask Axio

Top 5 Cyber Risk Questions Board Members Ask Axio

| | cyber-risk
Executive Summary Board Members Request Business-Centric Cyber Risk Reporting Recently, our board member customers have expressed great interest in understanding cyber risk in business terms. Proactive governance is becoming essential considering the increasing physical and cyber devastation over the past few years. Board reporting is shifting from reliance on a ... Read More
A Risk Management Wake-Up Call

A Risk Management Wake-Up Call

| | Blog Posts, cyber-risk
Our world is digitally dependent. The recent Oldsmar water attack on internet-connected control systems served as a clarion reminder: hackers almost succeeded in poisoning the water supply in Florida without setting foot inside the physical premises. As our reliance on digital systems grow, cyber risk becomes ever pervasive, enterprise organizations ... Read More