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Shawn Campbell Product Manager - Government Solutions

A Brief Note on Raise the Bar and One-Way Transfer

This past year’s publication of the National Cross Domain Strategy and Management Office (NCDSMO) “Raise the Bar” (RTB) mandate is causing a positive transformation of the cross dom...
September 18, 2019
Charlie Schick Healthcare Consultant

How IIoT and the Cloud are Upending the Purdue Model in Manufacturing

The Purdue Model of Control Hierarchy is a framework commonly used by manufacturers in pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, food and beverage, and other verticals to group enterprise and industr...
September 11, 2019
Gary McGibbon Business Development Manager - Financial Services

Capital One as a Canary in the Cloud Coal Mine: Part 3 – Conclusions

If the Capital One sysadmin had just changed the WAF password... In the final part of our blog series on the Capital One breach, I want to discuss the conclusions reached based on the vu...
August 15, 2019
Gary McGibbon Business Development Manager - Financial Services

Capital One as a Canary in the Cloud Coal Mine: Part 2 – Findings

"That is a pretty egregious oversight." In the second part of our three part series on the Capital One breach, I want to discuss the vulnerabilities and other elements that went into the...
August 13, 2019
Gary McGibbon Business Development Manager - Financial Services

Capital One as a Canary in the Cloud Coal Mine: Part 1 – What Happened?

Was Capital One an aberration? Recently released data from the 2019 IBM/Ponemon Cost of a Data Breach Report identifies financial services institutions as one of the top two industry gro...
August 9, 2019
Charlie Schick Healthcare Consultant

Bad Pharma Cyber Strategy: Waiting for Guidelines to Become Regulations

Leading cybersecurity experts and standards bodies have released a slew of helpful guidelines on what pharma organizations can (and should) do to secure their networks. Despite this wealt...
July 30, 2019