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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 »

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 »

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 »

The Top 3 Cyber Security Stories of 2016

In cyber security, 2016 was a year for breaking records, venturing into new frontiers, and grabbing the international spotlight. Regrettably though, it’s the cyber criminals and their nation-state sponsors who will be celebrating these achievements, as the scale and impact of their breaches reached new and alarming heights. Meanwhile, government agencies and private sector firms ... More »

Is the Government the Weak Link in the Financial Sector’s Security Efforts?

After cautioning the financial sector about the critical threat hackers pose, the SEC is facing something of an ironic turn of events. The agency, along with the Commodity Futures Trade Commission, are increasing demands for data from financial organizations, for the purpose of closer monitoring. Financial firms and industry trade groups, however, have responded with ... More »