Category Archives: Financial Services

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Series: Cultivating Cyber Awareness

This week’s cybersecurity awareness month theme is “ensuring online safety at work” embellishing the importance of awareness training for all employees. Every business should have a next-generation antivirus, network security appliance, exterior and interior protection and monitoring, Dark Web monitoring, and deception software. However, technology can’t protect your business from everything. Your biggest cyber risk […]

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The Cyber World We Live In (first half of 2017 information)

New statistics released by Gemalto, for the first half of 2017, show that cybercrime increased exponentially, in the first half of 2017 compared to the previous 6 months. 918 data breaches occurred that led to 1.9 billion records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2017, with 88% of those occurring in North America. […]

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Financial services cybersecurity law deadline coming soon….

On March 1, 2017, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) enacted new cybersecurity regulations for Financial Services Organizations.  The new regulations not only affect Financial Services Organizations that reside in the state of New York, but also any Financial Services Organizations that are doing business in the state. The new rules require […]

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