Tag Archives: data breach

What are Smishing Attacks and why are they Increasing?

Two things are inherently true when it comes to cybercriminals.  The first is that they follow the money.  This is why ransomware grew to a billion dollar business overnight.  The second is that like water, their efforts flow towards the path of least resistance.  Cybercriminals are like many people, they go for the easy money.  […]

INCIDENT RESPONSE: KNOWING YOUR OBLIGATIONS IN THE EVENT OF A SECURITY BREACH

Author: Glenn A. Stout, Ph.D, PMP Your organization just experienced a data security incident. All of the data that was entrusted to your organization to be kept safe is now “out there” on the Internet.  Your organization doesn’t have an incident response plan.  Who do you call?  When should you call?  What information needs to be […]

PREPARING FOR YOUR DATA BREACH

Author: Chris Cronin, ISO 27001 Auditor Most InfoSec professionals don’t want to think about becoming the next victim of a major data breach to make the headlines. And yet when faced with another major data breach it is a time when Executive Management and security teams reflect on their own insecurities. The latest breach is being […]