Definitive Guide to Cyber Risk Analytics: Chapter 1

In this chapter, you will: • Understand why cyber risk is a business problem • Recognize the challenges of communicating cyber risk • See why cyber risk analytics is a business imperative “If no mistakes have you made, yet losing you are, a different game you should play.” ― Yoda. It’s a vicious cycle. Hacker motivations have risen to new levels and [...]

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Understanding business priorities is key in justifying security spend

Nehemiah Security partnered with MightyGuides to interview seven industry experts with the mission of advancing the risk management conversation among cyber professionals. Each interviewee was posed the question, “If your friend was put in charge of measuring cyber risk at their company, what advice would you give them?” Genady Vishnevetsky (chief information security of [...]

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Data Breach Report: February 2019

Below is a compilation of news articles covering some of the notable data breaches that occurred in February 2019. Doesn't this really put things into perspective?   Houzz resets user passwords after data breach - Feb 1 Parenting site Mumsnet hit by data breach - Feb 8 Experts comment on Aus Parliament breach - Feb 11 Major Security Breach Found in Hospital [...]

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The High Cost of Doing Nothing

Don’t have time to read? Start listening to this blog post now: In business, the name of the game is to make hard choices with the hope that the decision made will pay off. IT is not exempt from these difficult decisions. Originally coined in 1992 to address quick and dirty coding in software development, technical debt has evolved to “reflect the implied costs of ad [...]

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Why the CFO and CISO need to get along

Business exists as a system to capture and expand revenue. At the heart of this system is the relationship between the CFO and the CISO. The CFO is eager to remove all barriers to revenue. In many cases, removing those barriers make the business harder for the CISO to protect. Success in the near future for businesses will be dictated in large part by the abilities of the CFO a [...]

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Shifting cyber risk measurement from red, yellow, green to financially-quantified

The Cyber Traffic Light…If Only It Were That Easy. Red means Stop. Yellow means Caution. Green means Go. To millions of commuters, these definitions are obvious. I wish it were this simple in Cybersecurity, but it’s just not. Yet there are still a number of companies that are attempting to direct the traffic of their cyber messages to their Board of Directors using Red, [...]

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To Quantify Cyber Risk, Assess Potential Loss Events

Nehemiah Security partnered with MightyGuides to interview seven industry experts with the mission of advancing the risk management conversation among cyber professionals. Each interviewee was posed the question, “If your friend was put in charge of measuring cyber risk at their company, what advice would you give them?” Vicky Ames, Director of Information Security at [...]

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Data Breach Report: January 2019

Below is a compilation of news articles covering some of the notable data breaches that occurred in January 2019. Doesn't this really put things into perspective? 2019’s First Data Breach: It Took Less than 24 Hours - Jan 2 US newspapers battle ransomware - Jan 3 Whistler reports security breach on municipal website - Jan 4 Town of Salem data breach: Personal da [...]

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An Executive Level Steering Committee is Critical to CISO Success

Nehemiah Security partnered with MightyGuides to interview seven industry experts with the mission of advancing the risk management conversation among cyber professionals. Each interviewee was posed the question, “If your friend was put in charge of measuring cyber risk at their company, what advice would you give them?” Before making a case for security expenditures t [...]

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Guest Post: 7 Cyber Risks to Watch Out For in 2019

2018 was an eventful year that brought various security breaches, many of which made headlines. The year proved that even large organizations fall into the hands of hackers. This is why cybersecurity is among the top current internet issues that have been stressing business leaders constantly. There are a lot of threats to expect in 2019, and if we make the effort to avoid t [...]

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