Industries: Financial Services/ Banking

Michelle Drolet

The landscape of cybersecurity insurance is shifting in the wake of a wave of high-profile ransomware attacks. Over the last five years, the U.S. has suffered more than 4,000 ransomware attacks a day, according to a U.S. government interagency report. It’s a pandemic unto itself: Ransomware attacks happen once every eight minutes. This trend has driven greater

Michelle Drolet

For small to mid-size businesses (SMBs), knowing what you need to remain secure and setting a resilient plan in place is half the battle. With the average cost of a security breach nearing $4 million, organizations need to detect threats early. Threat monitoring, detection and response (MDR) services offer businesses a turnkey security response. Combined

Michelle Drolet

For Georgia, Virgina, the Carolinas and other states, it was Jimmy Carter revisited as long lines and price spikes awaited motorists at the gas pumps. Some stations as far south as St. Petersburg, Fla. ran out entirely, worrying travelers making plans for Memorial Day weekend. We learned a few things from the Colonial Pipeline ransomware

Michelle Drolet

Over 37 billion records were exposed in breach events in 2020 – by far the most records exposed in a single year, according to a recent report by Risk Based Security. How has remote working impacted your organization’s security posture? What lessons can security professionals learn from the recent wave of breaches and what steps

Michelle Drolet

It is important to remember that, even if we think our environments are completely secure, there is always the potential for a breach. So how do we remain secure? Join Michelle Drolet and Bharath Vasudevan as they examine how the “Layers of Defense Method” is the key to security.

Michelle Drolet

Navigating the vendor landscape is a challenge for many IT departments, particularly when looking at detection and response solutions, and especially since the cybersecurity industry is overly reliant on acronyms. EDR, MDR and XDR are three emerging endpoint security technologies built to provide greater visibility, threat detection and response across all corporate endpoints. With today’s

Michelle Drolet

The pandemic has dominated the news in 2020, overshadowing everything else. We’ve seen a rapid rise in remote working, a wave of pandemic-related scams and pressure to modernize IT while cutting costs. As the dust settles on a tumultuous year, it’s time to plan ahead. IT departments were forced to accelerate their plans and roll

Michelle Drolet

I wanted to reach out to provide you with important information on the recent hack that has impacted nearly 20,000 of SolarWinds customers. The attack, which dates back to October 2019, has impacted many sectors including government, hospitals, educational and technology organizations. Over 80% of the Fortune 500 companies have uncovered a breach in their

Michelle Drolet

10) With so many people working from home on all sorts of devices, make sure these endpoints continue to receive the latest security patches and software operating system updates to lessen your chance of compromise. 9) Avoid running sensitive transactions (like banking) over public WiFi networks that are typically unsecured from eavesdropping. Using your smartphone

Michelle Drolet

Penetration testing is vital, but are you doing it right? Here are some common mistakes and advice on how to avoid them. One of the most effective ways to uncover flaws and weaknesses in your security posture is to have a third party carry out planned attacks on your system. Penetration testing is all about