Gotham Security

Cybersecurity AI Is Not That Intelligent…YET

Here’s some simple logic that is not lost on anyone: “You don’t buy a padlock for the stable after the horse is stolen.” In running my company, I’m often tempted to wag the proverbial finger at client’s who back burner their cybersecurity responsibilities. I usually stop short for three reasons: One, I’d be doing a ... More »

Hack me? I’ll hack you back!

Introduced by our very own US Representatives, the “hack back” bill allows businesses to attack our attacker’s computers or networks. Yup.  When James Brown recorded, “The Big Payback,” in 1973, he must have seen this coming. Were there ever a bill that deserved a theme song, this might be it. Although the Active Cyber Defense ... More »

EQUIFAX 143: The Burning Wound

The Equifax data breach. You’ve heard enough, right? Yeah, 143 million people had their private information stolen, yadda yadda. We get it. It happened. Back to business? No, not at all. It’s time to take a closer look at an epidemic that is going to impact nearly everyone. From this breach alone, there will be ... More »

New Cybersecurity Requirements for the Financial Service Industry

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a binding term sheet, mandating a minimum cyber security standard for financial organizations. The aptly titled, “Cybersecurity Requirements For Financial Services Companies” took effect on March 1, 2017. With only six months to meet compliance standards, many mid-tier and boutique businesses have been left scrambling for ... More »

4 Tips to Improve Your Cyber Security Confidence in 2017

Cyber security threats are a daily concern for all financial organizations as hackers are constantly searching for ways to compromise your firm’s systems and steal its data. And just when you think you’ve seen the worst, another mega breach comes along to raise the bar. It’s a jarring, but accurate reality for many financial firms. ... More »