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The Cyber Paradox

Author: David Kruse

Category: Cyber Liability

Sometime during my sophomore year at Marquette University, in between classic college trips to the dining hall and walking down to throw a Frisbee around by the lake, I made the decision to add a philosophy major to my degree.

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School Districts: How Pairing Cyber Security and Cyber Insurance Can Keep Your Finances on Track

Author: David Kruse

Category: Cyber Liability

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),..

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Hackers Aren’t Looking For You. That Doesn’t Matter.

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..

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Episode 1.4: The Importance of Crisis Communications During a Cyber Breach

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. 

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Episode 1.3: What is the Legal Impact of a Data Breach?

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?

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Episode 1.2: Why you Need Forensics IT During a Data Breach

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?

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Episode 1.1: What is Cyber Risk?

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?

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Point of Sale Systems: An Easy Target?

The popular restaurant chain, Chili’s, is the latest victim of a Cyber breach.  Chili’s parent company, Brinker International, operates over 1,600 restaurants worldwide. In a public statement, the company reported that the data stealing malware attack is still under investigation, but it’s clear..

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Take the Regulators Out to the Ballgame

This week, we celebrate one of the very best days of the year: Opening Day for Major League Baseball. I’m from Milwaukee and grew up going to County Stadium/Miller Park to watch the games. Whenever I’d go, I always admired the catchers. I was impressed by their ability to crouch behind the plate..

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