Duration: What Tech and Cyber Pros Can Learn from Hurricane Florence

Duration: What Tech and Cyber Pros Can Learn from Hurricane Florence

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As coverage of Hurricane Florence unfolded last week, one word kept coming up on Thursday and Friday as everyone prepared for the storm. “Duration!”  Beginning midweek, long before we knew where Florence would make landfall in the Carolinas, weather forecasters told us, “This storm appears different.” And, “We’ll be seeing ... Read More
Duration: What Tech and Cyber Pros Can Learn From Hurricane Florence

Duration: What Tech and Cyber Pros Can Learn From Hurricane Florence

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As coverage of Hurricane Florence unfolded last week, one word kept coming up on Thursday and Friday as everyone prepared for the storm. “Duration!”  Beginning midweek, long before we knew where Florence would make landfall in the Carolinas, weather forecasters told us, “This storm appears different.” And, “We’ll be seeing ... Read More

Is More Tech Regulation Coming?

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Most of the national media attention this past week centered on the protests and the questions asked during Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who was nominated by President Trump to become a new Supreme Court Justice. Meanwhile, however, other congressional hearings occurred with big technology companies on the ... Read More
New Guide on State Data Breach Laws

New Guide on State Data Breach Laws

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What are the current data breach laws across U.S. states and territories? Where can the references be seen? How are the specific details different? When are organizations required to notify the public? Who is regulating compliance? According to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), legislation has been enacted by ... Read More
Phishing Scams Targeting Pastors: Who’s Next?

Phishing Scams Targeting Pastors: Who’s Next?

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A new round of phishing emails struck nationwide this week, with this latest cyberthreat coming from criminals pretending to be pastors. This cyberthreat used low-tech techniques to target unsuspecting membership with a few new twists, like real-time responses from the bad actors. A similar phishing to the situation described by ... Read More
Sharing Vital Cyberinformation: An Interview with the New Jersey CISO

Sharing Vital Cyberinformation: An Interview with the New Jersey CISO

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The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) was established in 2015 to provide both the public and private sector in the state with a diverse set of cyberthreat analysis and security incident information. As described on their government website: “The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) ... Read More

The Fundamental STRENGTH in Effective Security Awareness Programs

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Earlier this month, Ira Winkler, who is a global security expert and industry thought leader, the former ISSA president, and someone I personally respect and enjoy listening at cybersecurity conferences, wrote a thought-provoking article for Dark Reading titled: The Fundamental Flaw in Security Awareness Programs. As you read through his ... Read More

Stock Options, IPOs and Acquisitions Accelerate Cybertalent Divide

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Everywhere you look, cybersecurity is booming. There are the scary, dark sides of this story, with data breaches being reported almost daily, foreign actors trying to influence our elections and smart cities needing more protection. But there are also huge professional success stories with companies and people working in cybersecurity ... Read More

From Critical Infrastructure to Elections to Autos: Management of Cyber-Risk Takes Center Stage

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At a Cyber Summit in NYC this past week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that they are establishing a new joint center to provide a centralized home for collaborative, sector-specific and cross-sector risk management efforts to better protect critical infrastructure. The fact sheet regarding this new DHS Center ... Read More

For Better Civil Discourse: Watch and Learn from Tim Tebow

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“Can’t we all just get along?” Those famous words by Rodney King during the L.A. riots in May 1992 are still being asked today by millions of Americans who long for a more kind, productive civil discourse. Recently, the heated words and actions from those on the left, right and ... Read More
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