Data Breach Report: November 2018

Below is a compilation of news articles covering some of the notable data breaches that occurred in November 2018. Doesn't this really put things into perspective? HSBC Bank Breached Again, Suspends Online Access to Affected Accounts - Nov 5 Supply-chain attack on cryptocurrency exchange gate.io - Nov 6 Canada's Post Office Leaked Personal Data of Legal Weed Customers [...]

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5 Things We Are Thankful For: Cyber Edition

Thanksgiving 2018 is here! We took a poll at Nehemiah Security and came up with a few cyber things we are truly thankful for this year. Here is our list of things we are thankful for: #1 Being on the ‘right side’ of the battle. Everyone loves “good guys” and “bad guys”. These terms have a specific meaning in cyber. We are thankful to be part of the dedicated and [...]

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Data Breach Report: October 2018

Below is a compilation of news articles covering some of the notable data breaches that occurred in October 2018. Doesn't this really put things into perspective? Fin7 Hackers Breached US Chain Burgerville - Oct 5th Magecart Group Targets Shopper Approved in Latest Attack - Oct 9th Pentagon Reveals Cyber Breach of Travel Records - Oct 12th 1 bn records compromised [...]

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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: July 2018

Below is a compilation of news articles covering some of the notable data breaches that occurred in July 2018. Doesn't this really put things into perspective? Adidas Breach Hits US Retail Site - July 2 Typeform data breach exposes users of many websites - July 2 Costa Coffee job applicants' details exposed in cyber attack on recruitment website - July 2 Weak Admin [...]

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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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DCRO Cyber Risk Governance—3 Things They Got Right, 2 Things Likely to Change Over Time

The DCRO (Directors and Chief Risk Officers group) recently published their Guiding Principles for Cyber Risk Governance. Their goal is to help assess the practices boards and C-level leaders use to manage cybersecurity. The article in PRWeb represents a valiant and important start to advance the commentary about this critical topic, one that is near and dear to our hearts.  W [...]

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Data Breach Report: June 2018

Below is a compilation of news articles covering some of the notable data breaches that occurred in June 2018. Doesn't this really put things into perspective? SS7 routing-protocol breach of US cellular carrier exposed customer data - June 1 MyHeritage Genealogy Site Announces Mega Breach Affecting 92 Million Accounts - June 5 Security consultants mop up after PageUp [...]

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In times of crisis, are the CISO and Board ready to deal?

A recent survey of Directors by NACD revealed the second most significant issue that will undermine their companies’ strategic objectives is a cyber-attack.  As both a security executive, and active advisory board member, my only surprise is that it’s not number one. I’m encouraged by the increased focus CISOs and Boards have been putting toward viewing cyber risk as [...]

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Top 3 industries (that you may not have thought of) where cyber risk analytics is crucial

When you combine “Cyber” and “crucial,” automatically industries like Defense, Financial Services, and Airline Operations come to mind. However, when we shift our focus to Cyber Risk Analytics, things change a bit. Prepare to be surprised by these 3 industries where cyber risk analytics is top of mind for day-to-day operations. Retail Cyber is part of retail, no d [...]

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