Port Of Houston Cyberattack Protecting Ports Protocols and Passwords

Port Of Houston Cyberattack: Protecting Ports, Protocols and Passwords

by Sabine Zimmer | September 27, 2021 | Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Data & Cybersecurity

As the fourth-largest city in the US, Houston’s bustling port is the Number 1 U.S. port in terms of foreign waterborne tonnage. A slow-moving Buffalo Bayou meets Galveston Bay and forms the channel that allows giant tankers to float from the Gulf of Mexico to a “25-mile-long complex of nearly 20 ....

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The Importance of Supply Chain Risk Management – Marketron Cyberattack

by Ron Bradley | September 20, 2021 | Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Data & Cybersecurity

Marketron Broadcasting Solutions, whose products and services support multimedia advertising campaigns across television, radio, and digital media, was struck with a cyberattack over the weekend. Marketron’s website notes that “Marketron is experiencing a cyber event, which is impacting certa ....

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Ransomware and TPRM: Steps You Can Take Now

by Sabine Zimmer | July 13, 2021 | Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Data & Cybersecurity

Ransomware attacks are dominating headlines. Solar Winds, JBS, Colonial Pipeline, and Kaseya VSA are household names not because of the products or services these organizations offer, but because of notorious cyberattacks against these organizations. Publicity aside, the $20 billion sum the world sp ....

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Observing The Kaseya VSA Attack

by Tom Garrubba | July 8, 2021 | Cyberattacks, Data & Cybersecurity

Just before the Fourth of July weekend, Kaseya, an IT solutions developer for managed service providers (MSPs) and enterprise clients, fell prey to a cyberattack waged by REvil, a Russia-based private ransomware-as-​a-service (RaaS) provider. CBS has called this the single biggest global ransomwar ....

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What SolarWinds Means for IT Operational Due Diligence

by Tom Garrubba | January 22, 2021 | Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Data & Cybersecurity

As SolarWinds continues to be – and rightly so - a major discussion topic in cyber risk circles, I have noticed more conversation regarding the execution of the attack and less discussion as to what appears to be a lack of cyber hygiene at the infected organizations. This may be a bit of a bold st ....


How the Grinch Stole Christmas: SolarWinds and the Immediate Effect on Your Third Parties

by Tom Garrubba | December 21, 2020 | Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Cyberwarfare, Data & Cybersecurity

Just when you could not wait to get through 2020 another big headache (perhaps “migraine” is more appropriate) hit the world, only this time in cyberspace. The cyber risk world was rocked recently with the news of a very sophisticated attack on SolarWinds, a much-used software provider to help b ....

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