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 ....

Supply Chain

Cyber Attacks: Better Vendor Risk Management Practices in 2021

by Joe Maguire | December 18, 2020 | Business Continuity, Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Data & Cybersecurity, Supply Chain

Recent Cyber Attacks Highlight Importance of Proactive and Preventive Measures to Counter Intrusions Through Your Supply Chain The Recent State Attack On US Companies and Government Agencies In what has been called one of the most sophisticated cyber attacks in recent history, attackers linked to ....

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Future of Connected Devices: World War or Peace

by Sabine Zimmer | October 28, 2020 | Cyberattacks, Cyberwarfare, Data & Cybersecurity

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"]As National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020 comes to a close, NCISA (the National Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) has identified this final week’s ....

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Where Does Your Data Sleep?

by Sabine Zimmer | February 20, 2020 | Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Data & Cybersecurity

On Thursday morning, February 20, 2020, people in tune with cybersecurity news woke to read that the private information of almost 11 million guests that stayed at the MGM Grand hotel and casino was posted publicly on a hacking forum.  Justin Bieber, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Government Officials an ....


A Recent History of Cyberattacks: Lessons from Stuxnet and NotPetya

by Sabine Zimmer | January 27, 2020 | Cyberattacks, Data & Cybersecurity

  The new decade got off to a promising cybersecurity start, according to the Wall Street Journal. The publication reports that most information technology (IT) leaders expect their companies to increase cybersecurity spending in 2021 -- some by “double-digit percentage points.”   T ....

IoT cloud

Third Party IoT Security: Interpreting Survey Results in the Context of a Shifting Security Paradigm

June 15, 2017 | Cyberattacks, Data & Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Internet of Things (IoT), Third Party Risk Management, Vendor Risk Management, Vendor Security

Shared Assessment’s just published Ponemon research report The Internet of Things (IoT): A new Era of Third Party Risk provides a great snapshot of current IoT Risk management both within an organization’s four walls and with the third parties that so often support mission critical activities. ....

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