The Future of Cyber Insurance: Training and Standardization

Steven Schwartz, Managing Director at CEO Quest and Vice-Chairman of the International Personal Data Trade Association has expressed his concerns about the future of the cyber insurance industry. As organizations advance to become “data companies” predominantly operating in a digital world, one where assorted options for platforms exists, a big question comes to light. “How … Read more

The Evolution of Risk Auditing for Cyber Behavior

95% of corporate cyber-attacks involve human error. A new audit tool has been developed to allow auditors to go deeper into the qualitative aspects of these risks. The perception of risk auditing today has shifted from, “did it occur?” to, “did it work?” It’s no secret. Businesses are becoming far more susceptible to cyber-attacks and … Read more

GDPR – What’s it all About?

My curiosity was peaked when I received an invitation from the law firm of Mintz Levin to attend a seminar on the topic of GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation – a regulation that goes into effect in the European Union this coming May 25th.  The panelists were experts in the field of cyber security … Read more

Top Cyber Crime Trends Identified by Europol

According to the 2016 report Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (iOCTA) 2016 from Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), cyber crime continues to rise, and in some member states incident counts now exceed those of traditional crimes. This is in spite of the avalanche of new regulations and security standards being designed and implemented. While it … Read more