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2018 Experian Data Breach Industry Forecast: It will SHOCK You!

An excellent resource available to anyone interested in Cyber security and insurance, the annual forecast that Experian does is highly recognized in our industry.  We had a chance to review Experian’s annual Data Breach Industry Forecast for 2018.  It was shocking.  Seriously.  Here are the top 5 key points as seen through the eyes of our President, Kevin Sneed: Operating in the...

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 5

Week 5: October 30-31 Theme: Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats The best site I could find that dealt with the theme for Week 5 is Bluefin, and their recommendations is spot on.  A full reproduction of their article posted on their site October 31, 2017 follows: (Reproduction of original document written by and posted on the Bluefin blog) Critical Infrastructure So what...

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 4

Week 4: October 23-27 Theme: The Internet Wants You: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity According to the official position of the DHS on this week’s topic: “According to a study by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, by 2022, there will be a shortage of 1.8 million information security workers.  It is critical that today’s students graduate ready to enter the workforce...

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 3

Week 3: October 16-20 Theme: Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet By now most of us have heard of the Internet of Things, known as the IoT.  Week 3 reminds us that our personal information is the fuel that makes our smart devices work.  In order to reap the benefits of these devices we must do so in an environment that uses our best practices in digital safety. Everything we...

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 2

Week 2: October 9-13 Theme: Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business Creating a culture of cybersecurity is critical for all organizations-  large and small businesses, schools, nonprofits, and government agencies – and must be a shared responsibility among all employees.  One of the most alarming statistics in Cyber insurance is that 80% of all events are caused by...

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