May 25, 2016

The Milwaukee Bucks have joined the inevitable long list of firms that have suffered an information security breach. Most recently, their systems were compromised and all NBA player information, tax information and whatever else they could get their hands on were exfil...

March 14, 2016

 

The Ottawa Hospital has confirmed that four computers in its network of 9,800 were hit with ransomware last week which encrypted the information on those machines making it unaccessible to hospital administrators.

“No patient information was affected. The malware locke...

March 11, 2016

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Central Jersey Think Tank - March 29th
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Staying Secure in a Digital World:

We live in a digital world where the subject of cyber security cannot be ignored.  As a business owner, you hav...

February 23, 2016

In recent events Radiology Regional Center’s 3rd party physically leaked data on the streets as it was transporting the physical documents to be destroyed. I know traditionally we are accustomed to hearing about hacking and exfiltration, but this is a constant reminder...

February 19, 2016

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has paid hackers to release their data after compromising their network and encrypting their data. The hospital’s CEO stated it was in their best interest to give the nefarious individuals what they demanded and to not cause furthe...

February 16, 2016

This is a solid move by the President as we all know, especially the hackers, that government systems are not adequately secured and run legacy operating systems. The decision will be made by Congress and hopefully they realize the gravity of this request, because if n...

February 16, 2016

Norse Corps was one of the cyber security firms that had gained traction since its inception. It concentrated on providing threat intelligence solutions for firms to proactively detect threats inside of their network. The velocity of their takeoff was monumental until...

February 1, 2016

Today’s market has an influx of smart devices that were traditionally used in the past for one purpose, to play television shows. Today’s “Internet of Things” surrounds stoves, televisions, refrigerators, etcetera and converts these appliances into internet ready resou...

January 27, 2016

Centene reported that hard drives located in their data center have been removed and can not be located. Their decision to not encrypt their external drives makes us nervous because they did not account for internal theft or attacks. While storing data in the data cent...

January 8, 2016

 Board experts are very concerned with the Cybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2015 which requires publicly traded organizations to disclose in their investor filings with the SEC whether any member of the Board is a cyber security expert. This is a game changer as the gov...

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