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Thoughts and Insights from the Cybersecurity Industry
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
Charlie Schick Healthcare Consultant

Running Away is Not a Good Cyber Strategy for Ransomware

There’s one common characteristic of folks who are in the cybersecurity world: we have an (admittedly dark) fascination with reading about hacks in the news. The intellectuals will try ...
July 11, 2019
Phil Won Product Manager

Addressing the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Even more difficult than getting approval for an added headcount to address your cybersecurity concerns is finding the right person to fill that hard-fought opening. There are two factors...
July 9, 2019
John McKeon Business Development Manager - Financial Services

Secure Processing Enclaves for Crypto Asset Exchanges and Custodians

Cryptocurrency exchanges and custodians are an emerging and rapidly expanding market (>25%), with growth far exceeding that of the traditional capital markets sector. A relatively new ...
June 27, 2019