The top 6 things you should do right now to prepare and defend against a ransomware attack.
DBIR 2020The annual 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) was recently released and we would like to summarize some of the key trends found in the report. The Report takes a granular look at threat actors (bad guys) and the tactics they used to carry out the breaches and security incidents of the last year.
Pandemic Breaches Bulletin During the pandemic HALOCK and the information security community have been responding to a significant spike in cyber security incidents.
Author: Chris Cronin, ISO 27001 Auditor Too often in information security we focus on the confidentiality of personal information, ignoring the damage that can result from failures in integrity and availability. In fact, this is the main driver of much of our information security spending in the U.S. But the proper function of information and communications […]
Incident Responders take a lot of pride in finding that ‘Needle in the Haystack’ when conducting data breach investigations. The thrill of forensics lies in finding the tiniest clue that unravels the story of how a breach occurred and what exactly was compromised as a result. But the reality is that during forensic investigations, there […]
You have an incident – may be a breach in progress, may be a breach that happened a while ago but is just noticed – what is your incident response? What do you do? Do you have a plan? Have you tested your plan recently? Is everyone trained in their responder role?
So many recent data breaches – its becoming hard to keep up. Here’s a quick summary of some data breaches. There are many more where this came from, and the full list of known breaches can be found at these sites: