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5 Essential Cybersecurity Truths for CFOs

Cyber attacks have become one of the most worrisome risks considered chief financial officers

The rate of CFOs citing cyber attacks as a key concern has risen sharply over the survey’s four-year history, directly correlating to both the frequency and cost of cyber attacks.


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3 Questions to Determine your Enterprise’s Cyber Attack Defenses

Security breaches cost organizations around the world millions of dollars each year. The average cost of each breach is upwards of $6 million according to a report from the Ponemon Institute, and perhaps more concerning, 50 percent of organizations surveyed were not confident in their security programs.
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How Much Would a Cyberattack Cost Your Enterprise?

The tool does not require identifying information, and it does not collect data without opt-in permission.

Tool users, including information-security, risk, financial and other senior executives, can input a range of expenses and estimated costs for either a specific scenario or actual breach, and the app, sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton, would generate a comprehensive report explaining the total cost and enabling a cost-benefit analysis of security strategies.


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Measuring the Aftershocks of Heartbleed

It has barely been a month since the announcement of the Heartbleed bug, and all seems to have gone fairly quiet.
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Measuring the Role of Risk Transfer in Cybersecurity Management

Recent events have catapulted cyber threats from a compartmentalized CISO responsibility to a boardroom discussion about director liability.

An engaged leadership team already understands the greater domain awareness provided by converged surveillance systems, but how about the next step toward robust risk management: cybersecurity and cyberspecific insurance?


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Reviewing Emerging Insurance Protection for Cyber Risks

Are you covered in the event of a cyber breach?

If your enterprise is relying on its traditional all-hazards insurance plan to provide adequate cyber coverage, you might be dangerously mistaken.


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Illinois Residents' Data Breach Complaints Jumped 1,600% in 2013

Illinois residents are increasingly worried about how businesses protect their personal and financial information in the wake of widespread data breaches in 2013. The Illinois Attorney General’s Office saw a 1,600-percent increase in data breach complaints compared to 2012. The office received more than 20,500 complaints in 2013, and identity theft complaints recorded the largest increase – from 2,544 complaints in 2012 to 3,009 in 2013. Within this category, Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office reported a significant increase in complaints about data breaches specifically – from 33 complaints in 2012 to 576 in 2013.


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5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Cloud Platform

So you’ve decided to move ahead with a cloud deployment. Now you’re on the hook to make another critical decision: which platform to select. Public? Private? Hybrid?
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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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