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SMBs Are the “Target of Choice” for Hackers

Five Reasons Hackers are Targeting SMBs

by Steve Nice – 06/15/2017 – “Five Reasons Hackers are Targeting SMBs”

Larger organizations dominate the headlines when it comes to cybercrime, but it is the small and medium-sized business (SMBs) that are becoming the primary targets and are bearing the brunt of most attacks.

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The Myth of the SMB Being “Too Small to Bother With”

SMBs are NEVER ‘Too Small’ to be at Risk of Cyber Attacks

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The First 100 Days – Trump and Cybersecurity

Cybergovernance: 3 Initiatives for the First 100 Days

by | Nov 14, 2016

A new administration’s priorities are often set within its first 100 days. What should the new administration do to help the country achieve greater levels of cyber maturity and risk mitigation?

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Posted in Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Encryption, Governance, Legal, Privacy, ransomware, Regulatory, Risk Management
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Cyber Risk – Part 1

The Size and Shape of Cyber Risk – Part 1

by | Mar 7, 2016

Cyber risk has no obvious shape or size. That’s why it’s such a thorny problem – it is exceedingly difficult to pinpoint factors that drive risk.

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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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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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2016: The Year of Cybergovernance

2016 Is The Year of Cybergovernance: How Directors Can Protect Themselves and Their Companies

by | Jan 25, 2016 | Cybernance – First in Cybergovernance

Beijing is accelerating the Chinese economy by short-circuiting the time and cost of innovation.

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Redefining the Cybersecurity Attack Surface – Part 3

Redefining the Cybersecurity Attack Surface Part 3: Managing Complexity

by | Jan 18, 2016

This is the last part of a 3-piece series on the concept of “attack surface”. Part 1 argued that an organization’s exposure to cyber risk – traditionally calculated as a tally of the technologies that house and traffic data – also includes the people who touch all those technologies.

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Redefining Cybersecurity Attack Surface – Part 2

Redefining the Cybersecurity Attack Surface Part 2: Risk & Liability

by | Jan 11, 2016

This is the second part of a 3-piece series on the concept of “attack surface”.

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Enterprise Breach & Cyber Risk Management

Data Breach Strategies and Cyber Risk Management for the Enterprise

By Dwayne Melancon 22 Oct 2015

Cyberattacks have been steadily rising. Some of the most sophisticated computer security systems in the world — from corporations,

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