Scammers, particularly cyber thieves, make their living by finding the easiest ways to separate marks from their money. That is, this type of criminal doesn’t want to work too hard. … Continue reading How any Organization Looks in the Eyes of a Hacker – How to Avoid Being Seen as a Target
What is your organization’s privacy risk score? Do you know? How about the privacy risk scores of each employee and vendor/partner associated with your organization? Do you have that information… Continue reading Your Privacy Risk Score: What Is It and How is it Calculated?
“If you delete it, it’s gone forever!” – CISOs who have not succeeded at eliminating unsecured external data This is potentially the most dangerous misconception any CIO or CISO can… Continue reading How to Stop Data Brokers? Continuity is Critical
Information security, cyber security and the latest iteration, external data security are critical to the health and viability of any organization. Companies of all sizes and types routinely invest significant… Continue reading External Data Privacy Metrics and KPIs – A How to Guide for Strong Compliance
There’s an old joke among economists that goes, “Ask three economists about the state of the economy and you’ll get five answers.” Though it’s not a laughing matter, the same… Continue reading Cyber Security Isn’t Enough – The Information Security Ecosystem Dies Without External Data Privacy
Data breaches targeting third-party vendor relationships are on the rise. Especially those leveraging phishing and other social engineering methods. This fact reveals a weakness in most organizations’ cyber security regimens. … Continue reading The Shortcomings of Third-Party Risk Management and How to Get it Right for Your Organization
Supply chain privacy risk presents a new attack surface for organizations with complex supply chains. Cyber criminals, hackers and other threat actors play an ongoing game of cat and mouse… Continue reading Supply Chain Attacks are On the Rise – A Primer on Supply Chain Privacy Risk
Industrial and corporate espionage is not a new problem. Theft of intellectual property by corporate competitors and hostile foreign governments has gone on for centuries. However, the methodologies have advanced… Continue reading Industrial & Corporate Espionage – New Variants of an Old Problem and How to Protect Your IP