Think your company’s IT is too sophisticated to be hit with a ransomware attack? Think again.

A lot of business executives -- and far too many IT professionals -- think that their company's IT systems are too sophisticated and well-maintained for their company to have a successful ransomware attack against it. They think their company is doing it all right and this is only the kind of stuff that happens to … Continue reading Think your company’s IT is too sophisticated to be hit with a ransomware attack? Think again.

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

2 Decades Later: Cyber Risk Isn’t Y2K–It Is An Unsolved Risk That You Must Take Seriously

12/31/19 Two decades ago to the day, I sat right here in my home study and thought about how my career as a cyber incident responder was surely about to blast off. Though I had only been licensed to practice law for under two months, I just knew this subject matter was it -- my … Continue reading 2 Decades Later: Cyber Risk Isn’t Y2K–It Is An Unsolved Risk That You Must Take Seriously

Cyber Risk Management and Attorney-Client Privilege in Cybersecurity Discussed on Business Security Weekly

Business Security Weekly, Episode 81, featured Michael Santarcangelo (@catalyst) inviting Shawn Tuma to join as co-host and guest to discuss two topics that should be near and dear to everyone's hearts: The legal case for why companies need cyber risk management programs and what experienced cybersecurity attorneys' roles are in such programs; and The frequently … Continue reading Cyber Risk Management and Attorney-Client Privilege in Cybersecurity Discussed on Business Security Weekly

Can your company do business without its computer system? Let’s ask Atlanta!

In the world of cybersecurity and data protection, we tend to think about most cyber incidents as being "data breaches" because that's the term de jour that occupies news headlines. Because of this, far too many companies think that if they do not have valuable data that hackers would want to "breach," so to speak, … Continue reading Can your company do business without its computer system? Let’s ask Atlanta!