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NYS DFS Is Coming for YOU

New York State DFS is Coming After Your Brokerage License
The First NYS Depart. of Financial Services (DFS) Transition Period Comes to an End August 28, 2017

On February 16, 2017, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) published final cybersecurity regulations establishing a rigorous, first-in-the-nation cybersecurity regulation for financial institutions,

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Regulatory Compliance in the Cloud

Regulatory Compliance in Action and in the Cloud – Sharing Responsibility and Ensuring Compliance

Choosing to upload your data to the cloud is, for the most part, a moot point; the advantages of mobility,

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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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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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Posted in Breach, Compliance, cyber risk, Governent Oversight, Legal
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Cyber Risk Compliance

What’s the Half-Life of Cyber Risk Compliance?

by | Apr 11, 2016

To understand the value of your organization’s cyber risk assessment, it’s important to understand how long it will remain accurate.

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Risk and the Board

Increasing Board Engagement with Cyber Risk

by | Mar 21, 2016

Last week in our nation’s capital we met with several key players who are working to get a better handle on cyber risk.

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Posted in Compliance, cybergovernance, Cybersecurity, Governance, Risk Management, Vendor Compliance
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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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Posted in Breach, Compliance, cyber risk, cybergovernance, Cybersecurity, Risk Management
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Secure? Says Who?

Standards define if you are secure… but they have to be applied

by | Feb 29, 2016

If you’re a board member concerned about cyber risk,

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Posted in attack surface, Compliance, Content, cybergovernance, Cybersecurity, Governance, Risk Management
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Cybercrime Impacts Retail Security

Retail Security: Cyber Tech Fuels Cybercrime

By Matt Pillar, senior executive editor, Innovative Retail Technologies

March 2016 Innovative Retail Technologies

In a post-EMV world, retail security experts are bracing for malice, menace, and misfortune to go digital.

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Posted in attack surface, Compliance, Content, Customer Engagement, Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Data Security, Fraud, Hacks, Incident Response, Layered Defense
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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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