October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, data breaches increased 40 percent in 2016, with a total of 1,093 reported breaches. This trend continued in 2017, with over 1,120 cases reported by October. Businesses, both large and small, are..
Cyber criminals increased their volume of phishing attacks by more than 667% in March 2020. Three waves of phishing templates related to COVID-19 have been observed with significant growth in activity during the last week of March. It's important to educate yourself and your employees on how to..
2020 is here. And if you’re looking to do business with the Department of Defense, that means your organization will have new cybersecurity certification requirements you must comply with if you’re hoping to win a DOD contract.
Wisconsin alone has over 3,600 companies that have been awarded..
On Thursday, February 14th, HJI's Cyber Practice Leader, David Kruse, will be speaking at the 2019 National Conference on Education in Los Angeles. Along with one of the nation's leading voices in K-12 cyber security, Ryan Cloutier (CISSP, Principal Security Architect at Sourcewell Technology),..
I sometimes have to take a step back and remember that not everyone’s LinkedIn feed is filled with cyber insurance companies, digital forensics firms, information security systems providers, and the like. I see news reports on breaches, network extortion attacks, and computer fraud on a daily..
Ken Labelle, Cyber Risk Expert with Burns and Wilcox Brokerage, recently sat down with me to discuss why crisis communications is so vital during a cyber breach. You can watch the full interview below, or read on for the transcript.
Discovering and diagnosing a Data Breach is scary enough as is, but the legal implications of being breached might be even more frightening. What are you required to do? Can you be fined? If so, how much can you be fined? Who should you even turn to for help?
What would you do if a message popped up on your computer that said, "Unless you pay $10,000 you'll never see your data again"? Should your internal IT staff attempt to fix the issue? If not, who should your company turn to for help?
There's a good chance that at least one of your favorite businesses has been the victim of a data breach over the past few years. With more than a thousand data breaches happening in any given year, how would you respond if you were to fall victim to one?