SMBs Are the “Target of Choice” for Hackers

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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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What Keeps Hospital CIOs & CISOs Up at Night

Hospital health data has been a clear target for hackers. They’re getting smarter, and education, and buy-in from the C-suite are key prevention strategies.

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Regulatory Compliance in the Cloud

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

Choosing to upload your data to the cloud is,

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Cyber Risk Governance

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The term “Cyber Risk Governance” is being used frequently. What is a good definition, and how does it differ from GRC?

by | Jan 23, 2017 | CYBERGOVERNANCE Journal –

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Achieving National Cyber Resilience

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How do we as a nation enhance our cybersecurity posture to increase our resilience against cyberattacks targeting the homeland?

by | Jan 16, 2017  |  CYBERGOVERNANCE Journal –

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The Role of Cyber Due Diligence

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Private Equity Firms Need Cyber Due Diligence

by | Nov 28, 2016 | “Private Equity Firms Need Cyber Due Diligence”

Verizon’s pending acquisition of Yahoo highlights a substantial risk faced by all private equity firms: how much cyber risk will the next transaction add to their portfolio?

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The First 100 Days – Trump and Cybersecurity

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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.

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Cyber Risk and D&O

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How Will Cyber Risk Evolve D&O?

by | Oct 24, 2016 | Cybernance – Cybergovernance Journal “How Will Cyber Risk Evolve D&O”

“Prudent board candidates have long demanded that directors’ and officers’ insurance be in place before accepting a board seat,

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Spear-Phishing Attacks: Why They Are Successful and How to Stop Them

White Paper: Spear-Phishing Attacks

Some of the most notorious cyber crimes in recent history — such as the attacks on major banks, media companies and even security firms — started with just one person clicking on a spear-phishing email.

Spear phishing is on the rise because it works.

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