Credential Theft and Privileged Access Management

Verizon DBIR 2020: Credential Theft, Phishing, Cloud Attacks

Every year, the security industry at large eagerly awaits the release of the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). Now in its thirteenth year, the DBIR is widely considered to be one ...
Scammers Target U.S. Troops with Fake COVID-19 Tests

Scammers Target U.S. Troops with Fake COVID-19 Tests

Scammers continue to piggyback on the COVID-19 Coronavirus scare with new tricks, this time targeting U.S. Army service members with phone calls requesting their personal information and promising a testing kit to ...

On Cyber Warranties

Interesting article discussing cyber-warranties, and whether they are an effective way to transfer risk (as envisioned by Ackerlof's "market for lemons") or a marketing trick. The conclusion: Warranties must transfer non-negligible amounts ...
compliance spending

When Scams Collide: E-Mail Fraud and Insurance

Should insurance companies be on the hook to cover losses for cyberfraud? If you are the victim of a business email compromise (BEC) and are induced to wire-transfer a client’s funds to ...
Security Boulevard
Ransomware Infects Main Server of Large Insurance Company in Oman

Ransomware Infects Main Server of Large Insurance Company in Oman

A ransomware attack has hit Oman United Insurance Company SAOG, one of the largest insurers in Oman, but operations apparently remain unaffected. Finance is one of the sectors most targeted by hackers, ...
State-of-Cybersecurity-Insurance State Deployment Fig 1

The Future of Cybersecurity Insurance

Cybersecurity incidents and data breaches have become a normal part of the news cycle. It feels like every day you hear about a big corporation or organization suffering an attack that has ...
Matthew Pascucci

Developing Cybersecurity Muscle Memory with Table Top Sessions

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PCI assurances in insurance – what should insurers consider?

Insurance businesses, by their very nature, are there to protect customers from a wide range of risks – whether it’s for property, health, vehicles or any other potential hazard that customers are ...

On Cybersecurity Insurance

Good paper on cybersecurity insurance: both the history and the promise for the future. From the conclusion: Policy makers have long held high hopes for cyber insurance as a tool for improving ...

First American Financial Corp. Data Records Leak

Krebs on Security is reporting a massive data leak by the real estate title insurance company First American Financial Corp. "The title insurance agency collects all kinds of documents from both the ...