The possibility of a large-scale cyber-attack having serious repercussions in the physical world and crippling an entire sector or society, is no longer unthinkable. Preparing for major cross-border cyber-attacks To prepare for major cross-border cyber-attacks, an EU Law Enforcement Emergency Response Protocol has been adopted by the Council of the European Union. The Protocol gives…

With April 15 quickly approaching, companies across the country are rushing to get their taxes filed. This often requires third party specialists who are well-versed in corporate taxes and prepared to navigate new regulations. While the right contractors are extremely valuable during tax season specifically, they shouldn’t be overlooked when it comes to managing insider…

Businesses routinely delayed data breach disclosure and failed to provide important details to the ICO in the year prior to the GDPR’s enactment. On average, businesses waited three weeks after discovery to report a breach to the ICO, while the worst offending organization waited 142 days. The vast majority (91%) of reports to the ICO…

The new generation of 5G cellular networks are beginning to be rolled out in leading countries like the U.S., bringing to life the promise of connecting everything from sensors and systems to robots and platforms. With unmatched reliability, capacity and low latency, 5G is forming the foundation of an automated “whole” that operates in mission-critical…

Today, we need proactive security measures that protect the organization responsibly, mitigate risk, and adapt to an ever-changing world. This can only be truly achieved with transparency across the organization. I’ve given presentations before where I’ve asked a room full of people to raise their hand if they are in charge of cybersecurity. I’ll get…

As emerging technology and threat landscapes experience rapid transformation, the skillsets need to change as well. 80 percent of 336 IT security professionals Dimensional Research polled on behalf of Tripwire believe it’s becoming more difficult to find skilled cybersecurity professionals, and nearly all respondents (93 percent) say the skills required to be a great security…

Social media-enabled cybercrime is generating at least $3.25B in global revenue annually, according to an extensive six-month academic study undertaken by Dr. Mike McGuire, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Surrey. Key insights One in five organizations have been infected with malware distributed via social media Reports of cybercrime involving social media grew…