The Most Positive Cybersecurity Trend I Have Seen in Nearly 20 Years!

In the last quarter of 2017, I have observed a cybersecurity trend that has given me more hope than any that I have seen previously. Let me explain. As an attorney, I have been practicing what can generally be described as cyber law or cybersecurity law since 1999, which means that my practice has evolved a lot … Continue reading The Most Positive Cybersecurity Trend I Have Seen in Nearly 20 Years!

Tips for Staying #CyberSecure While Shopping Online for #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday Deals

Cybercriminals need shopping money for the Holidays and one of their favorite times to get yours is when you are shopping on #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday. https://youtu.be/ZPIEiQVQZ2I?t=31s Use these tips to help stay #cybersecure while shopping online for #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday and at any other time: Credit or debit? Use credit cards, not debit cards, for your … Continue reading Tips for Staying #CyberSecure While Shopping Online for #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday Deals

Lost Unencrypted USB of Heathrow Airport Security Files Exemplifies Poor Cyber Hygiene

Basic cyber hygiene has been a hot topic in cybersecurity, and for good reason. Most of the incidents that impact companies start with failures of basic cyber hygiene, not the super-sophisticated stuff of the movies. See Start with Cybersecurity Basics: Confirmed by Verizon's 2016 Data Breach Report. One of the most fundamental rules of cyber hygiene is … Continue reading Lost Unencrypted USB of Heathrow Airport Security Files Exemplifies Poor Cyber Hygiene

3 Legal Points for InfoSec Teams to Consider Before an Incident

As a teaser to my presentation at SecureWorld - Dallas last week, I did a brief interview with SecureWorld and talked about three of the points I would make in my lunch keynote, The Legal Case for Cybersecurity. If you're going to SecureWorld - Denver next week, join me for the lunch keynote on Thursday (11/2) … Continue reading 3 Legal Points for InfoSec Teams to Consider Before an Incident

FUD and Voting Machine Hacking: An Important Point and Important Lesson

This morning I am doing radio interviews as a Fox News Radio contributor. My topic? The DEFCON Voting Village demonstration of hacking voting machines that have been, or may currently be, used in US elections. Here are a couple of the news stories if you are unfamiliar: Hacking a US electronic voting booth takes less than … Continue reading FUD and Voting Machine Hacking: An Important Point and Important Lesson