Cyber Insurance – A Better Way to Help Small Businesses Manage Cyber Risk

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, The Case for Protecting Small Firms from Cyber Lawsuits, the authors argue that, because smaller companies lack the resources of larger companies when it comes to protecting data, smaller companies should have legal protections to exempt them from facing the consequences of these laws. While it seems this … Continue reading Cyber Insurance – A Better Way to Help Small Businesses Manage Cyber Risk

House panel to DHS, FBI: help small biz with cybersecurity – start with good cyber hygiene

The following testimony excerpts are very similar to what the #CyberAvengers have been preaching, and for good reason, it is the truth. Checkout the #CyberAvengers Tools for where to begin. Richard Driggers, DHS deputy assistant secretary for the cybersecurity and communications, said that basic computer hygiene, such as regular software updates, could keep small businesses … Continue reading House panel to DHS, FBI: help small biz with cybersecurity – start with good cyber hygiene

Helpful FTC Guidance on Cybersecurity for Small and Midsize Companies

It is important for all companies -- especially small and midsize companies -- to have a basic understanding of what the FTC considers to be reasonable cybersecurity. The FTC is known for being one of the more aggressive regulators that are investigating and enforcing (what it views as) inadequate cybersecurity by companies doing business in the United States. … Continue reading Helpful FTC Guidance on Cybersecurity for Small and Midsize Companies