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Cyber Assessment and the Cost of a Breach

The Billion Dollar NIST Assessment

by | Oct 10, 2016 | CYBERGOVERNANCE Journal | “The Billion Dollar NIST Assessment”

The billion-dollar Yahoo hack vividly illustrates why cyber risk mitigation must start from the top down and why board members should insist on getting the actionable information they need.

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Regulatory Scrutiny – No Breach Required

Security Vulnerabilities: You Don’t Need a Breach to Face Regulatory Scrutiny

Those who track newsworthy data breaches and other cybersecurity incidents know what type of fallout to expect from these events.

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Cybergovernance and Government

Is the Government Using Its Own Cybergovernance Standards? Or, Do as I say, not as I do?

/ Cybergovernance Strategist and Editor, Cybergovernance Journal

The recent announcement of another IRS cyber breach raises this question: are agencies embracing and applying government cybersecurity standards?

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Cyber Risk and Board Liability

Ignoring Board Liability for Cyber Risk is… Unwise

by | May 2, 2016 | Cybergovernance Journal

As the frequency and impact of cyber breaches increase,

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Cyber Risk – Part 2

Size and Shape of Cyber Risk – Part 2

by | Mar 14, 2016 | for Cybergovernance Journal

In the first part of this series we explored the composition of “risk”: 1) the probability of a certain event,

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Cyber Defense in Depth

Successful Cyber Defense – Detection, Mitigation, and Remediation

by | Feb 22, 2016 | for Cybergovernance Journal

In recent years we have begun to understand that a cyber breach is not a matter of if,

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The Fed and Cybergovernance

Is the Government Using Its Own Cybergovernance Standards?

by | Feb 15, 2016 | For Cybergovernance Journal

The recent announcement of another IRS cyber breach raises this question: are agencies embracing and applying government cybersecurity standards?

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Posted in Breach, Compliance, cybergovernance, Cybersecurity, defense intelligence, Governance, ID Theft, Regulatory, Risk Management
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Vendor Compliance and Third Party Risk

5 Best Practices for Reducing Vendor & Third-Party Security Risks

Vendors and other third-party partners have caused some big data breaches. Here is how to keep it from happening to you.

By Jeff Goldman  | Posted February 08, 2016

With security breaches now a regular fixture in the news,

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Posted in attack surface, Breach, Compliance, Content, cybergovernance, Cybersecurity, Data Security, Hacks, Insider Threats, Risk Management, Vendor Compliance
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The Correct Intelligence is Vital

Threat Intelligence, Meet Defense Intelligence

by | Feb 1, 2016 | Cybergovernance Journal

The relationship between cybersecurity and cyber risk is subtle and nuanced. Cybersecurity is the label placed on activities whose focus is protecting information assets and network operations from compromise.

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Strong Document Policies Combat Data Theft

In Era of Data Breaches, Businesses Need Strong Document Policies
Mark Pribish, Special to The Republic 6:52 p.m. MST January 28, 2016

As a consumer, I think about how my information may still reside with a tax preparer or doctor that I have not done business with in 10 years,

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Posted in Breach, Compliance, cybergovernance, Cybersecurity, Fraud, Fraud, Governance, ID Theft, Malware, Risk Management
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