With ransomware attacks increasing, cyber insurance now seen as a necessity, not a luxury (publication)

Many thanks to Security Magazine for publishing my recent article With ransomware attacks increasing, cyber insurance now seen as a necessity, not a luxury In reality, there is no “secure” — even when the best security measures are taken. When hackers want to get in and disrupt a business, they will. Companies must be resilient, … Continue reading With ransomware attacks increasing, cyber insurance now seen as a necessity, not a luxury (publication)

Texas Bar Journal 2019 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Update

The Texas Bar Journal’s 2019 year-end Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Update was once again provided by Shawn Tuma and addressed the following issues: Texas' New Data Breach Notification Requirements effective January 1, 2020Whether website scraping allegations are sufficient to invoke Texas and federal "hacking" lawsWhether viewing pictures on another's cellphone violates Texas "hacking" lawCyber Insurance -- why … Continue reading Texas Bar Journal 2019 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Update

Ransomware is the single greatest risk your company faces – here’s why

You read that correctly: ransomware is the single greatest risk to your company. Even in times of the COVID-19 global pandemic, ransomware is still the one risk where, tonight, the company CEO can lay her head down on her pillow with the company doing fine, profits up and operations running smoothly, and then wake up … Continue reading Ransomware is the single greatest risk your company faces – here’s why

Cybersecurity Legal Issues in the Heart of the Covid-19 Pandemic

I spoke recently via the miracle of the Internet on the Avant Technology Insights with Ken Presti podcast. Our topic was legal issues in cybersecurity. We focused on dealing with cybersecurity in the heart of the Covid-19 pandemic, the need for companies to continue to focus on solid basic cyber hygiene, and why it is … Continue reading Cybersecurity Legal Issues in the Heart of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Two Cyber Insurance Issues Service Providers Should Discuss with Their Clients

If you are a service provider, there are two things about cyber insurance that you should discuss with your clients and make sure they understand. Watch this 2 minute video to better understand why: https://youtu.be/QRi9IIpIWRM So, what are those two things? In today’s environment, every company has substantial cyber risk and every company needs cyber … Continue reading Two Cyber Insurance Issues Service Providers Should Discuss with Their Clients