Category Archives: Financial

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Industry Spotlight: Credit Unions – Getting the Board On-Board With Cyber Security

The fight against cyber threats continues to grow more difficult every day, particularly in the financial sector. In fact, the threat of cyber security may very well be the biggest threat to the U.S. financial system. It’s best to mitigate this risk with a complete defense-in-depth program involving threat identification, protection, detection, response and recovery. […]

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The Government Strengthens Small Business Cybersecurity

Within the past couple months, the government has taken big steps towards addressing cybersecurity in the small business sector. As of August 17, 2018, President Trump has signed the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act into law. The law is designed to help small businesses strengthen their cyber defenses utilizing guidance from the National Institute of […]

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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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