Cloud Office Security

Cloud Office Security   With the large-scale shift to the cloud in recent years, new challenges have arisen in the arena of data loss protection.   Companies have had to adapt their DLP and data security protocols to suit their evolving approaches to data storage.   Gartner Advice   While many powerful platforms have been…
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A Gartner Cybersecurity Report

Cybersecurity is really a Business Decision   Back in February Gartner produced published a cyber risk assessment entitled “The Urgency to Treat Cybersecurity as a Business Decision”[1] In this paper, Gartner senior analyst Paul Proctor describes many important trends within the cybersecurity side of business, as companies are being forced to cope with emerging threats…
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Compliance for Cyber Liability Insurance

Compliance for Cyber Liability Insurance With the threat of data breaches now firmly part of today’s operational risk, data security insurance has become increasingly sought after by businesses. Insuring the data-sphere is now a rapidly expanding field and is on the fast track to becoming a multi-billion dollar industry. Data insurance broadly covers two distinct…
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CCPA, COVID-19 and Data Security

CCPA, COVID-19 and Data Security In January, the CCPA went into effect but enforcement was delayed until California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra finalized the underlying regulations, or July 1, 2020.  On June 1, the Attorney General of California submitted the final regulation package for the state’s comprehensive data protection law, the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). CCPA…
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Law Firms Breached!

In one of the more sensational data breaches in recent times, media and entertainment law firm Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks was hit with a cyberattack that affected some of its most high profile clients.   According to a Variety report, the breach compromised some 756 gigabytes’ worth of information including the personal details of…
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Symantec the Black Hole of DLP & Data Protection

  Symantec the Black Hole of DLP & Data Protection The demise of mega security vendor Symantec has been known in the IT industry for years now.   Once one of the biggest names in a slew of platforms, from antivirus to firewalls, is now in a clear state of decline. The tech giant has…
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