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What Asset Managers Can Learn from the 2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

Verizon just published their annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). Verizon annually collects data from investigations they have performed as part of incident response engagements as well as an increasing number of third party contributors in industry, academia, and government. Although not perfect, it is a fairly comprehensive study and is useful for businesses to […]

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Anatomy of a Data Breach

This was an article I published about a year ago. It’s still relevant so I thought it would be useful to post here… It isn’t clear if there were more data breaches in 2014 than any other year or that we are just receiving more reports of data breaches because of regulations and/or the fact […]

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Press Release: Triada Networks Becomes STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Partner

May 3, 2016 — Triada Networks today announced that it has signed on as a partner of STOP. THINK. CONNECT., the global cybersecurity awareness campaign, to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online. The campaign’s three easy, actionable steps: STOP. THINK. CONNECT. are easy to understand and apply. STOP. THINK. CONNECT. also […]

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New Ransomware Encrypts Your Whole Hard Drive

Charlie Osborne of the Zero Day Blog is reporting about a new ransomware virus currently seen in the wild infecting Windows computers. Normally ransomware programs will encrypt or scramble the data on your computer and any networked computers and then provide you a way to pay for the release of a passcode to unlock it. […]

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Spotting a Phish

If businesses have a single clear and present danger that puts them most at risk its phishing. Because of this I’m going to be covering this topic of phishing and social engineering in a number of posts. What is phishing? Phishing is the attempt to acquire information for malicious reasons by pretending to be a […]

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Are You Doing What You Should To Keep Your Information From Falling Into The Wrong Hands?

This past weekend, I took part in a street cleanup event with my chapter of the Northern Valley Rotary Club. We walked across some roadways picking up trash and recycling left on the side of the road. Most of the items were what you would think: cigarette butts, soda cans, a few beer and liquor […]

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