Veriato

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1998
Jan 18, 2022   |  By Dr. Christine Izuakor
Remote learning is now an inevitable reality for academic institutions. Even before the pandemic, remote learning was on the rise. The pandemic has only made that trend more pervasive and dominant across institutions, most notably among the public schools. The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), a federally funded threat intelligence and cybersecurity advisory organization, recorded a 19% increase in cyberattacks targeting K-12 schools in the 2019-2020 school year.
Dec 22, 2021   |  By Dr. Christine Izuakor
Remote learning is now an inevitable reality for academic institutions. Even before the pandemic, remote learning was on the rise. The pandemic has only made that trend more pervasive and dominant across institutions, most notably among the public schools. The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), a federally funded threat intelligence and cybersecurity advisory organization, recorded a 19% increase in cyberattacks targeting K-12 schools in the 2019-2020 school year.
Dec 8, 2021   |  By Dr. Christine Izuakor
Social engineering is an insidious way of getting "insider access" into an organization's network and data. Threat actors use it to gain sweeping access to carry out sophisticated attacks while evading detection. This "insider" leeway of social engineering makes it an alarming threat that cybercriminals are routinely exploiting now more than ever.
Oct 5, 2021   |  By Dr. Christine Izuakor
October is a month that generates much buzz amongst the cybersecurity community. It’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) – a time when security professionals work around the clock to raise awareness of growing cyber risks amongst general user communities.
Oct 1, 2021   |  By Emma Rantanen
While there’s no real way to prevent them all, understanding vulnerabilities, common types of cyberattacks and how to prevent them can help college and university leaders prioritize their security strategies to help keep institutional data and students safe.
Sep 15, 2021   |  By Dr. Christine Izuakor
Ransomware has become an annual event for many organizations, costing them millions in lost productivity and revenue. While there have been some notable successes in fighting off this threat, the industry as a whole must continue strengthening its resolve in order to safeguard against future attacks. Part of this can come down to recognizing the role that users and employees play in fighting off these attacks and providing them with info and tools they need to help reduce risks.
Jun 9, 2021   |  By Dr. Christine Izuakor
The escalation in cybersecurity breaches as seen in 2020 has continued well into 2021. According to Verizon’s 2021 DBIR , so far they have looked into 29,207 incidents worldwide. These incidents boiled down to 5,258 confirmed data breaches. An analysis of these breaches shows: Many of these breaches were financially motivated, targeting sensitive data that can be easily monetized and lucratively too. Human negligence, consistent with previous years, was the biggest threat to security.
May 24, 2021   |  By Dr. Christine Izuakor
A slew of recent changes, particularly the massive shift to remote work following the pandemic, has rapidly redefined the cybersecurity threatscape. In the new cyber normal, organizations face the security dilemma of keeping existing tools versus adopting solutions to protect them against today's threats.
Apr 27, 2021   |  By Veriato
The “Dark Web” is often portrayed as a gloomy realm of internet land where you can find criminals and offenders lurking around every corner. Though there is some truth to this perception, there are also many misconceptions about the Dark Web and its role in the security or insecurity of businesses. Furthermore, the continuous embracement of remote work has led to an unexpected shift in the way the dark web is being used today.
Feb 12, 2021   |  By Veriato
Remote work gives employees the opportunity to avoid lengthy commutes and work more flexible schedules. It also allows employers to reduce overhead costs and hire from a larger pool of applicants since employees no longer need to live locally to qualify. But of course, there are some downsides to remote work as well. There are far more distractions at home, so many remote workers find it difficult to stay focused during work hours.
Jan 26, 2022   |  By Veriato
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Jan 25, 2022   |  By Veriato
Nowadays, financial institutions are the custodians of more than just money. They are also keepers of sensitive personal and financial data. As the financial sector leans more towards the cloud and other digital technologies, this data is exposed to cybersecurity threats.
Jan 25, 2022   |  By Veriato
Remote learning is now an inevitable reality for academic institutions. Even before the pandemic, remote learning was on the rise. The pandemic has only made that trend more pervasive and dominant across institutions, most notably among the public schools.
Nov 24, 2021   |  By Veriato
Nov 24, 2021   |  By Veriato
Live Webinar where Dr. Christine Izuakor, Cyber Security Expert discusses insider threat risks within the social engineering space.
Sep 17, 2021   |  By Veriato
Ransomware has become an annual event for many organizations, costing them millions in lost productivity and revenue. While there have been some notable successes in fighting off this threat, the industry as a whole must continue strengthening its resolve in order to safeguard against future attacks. Part of this can come down to recognizing the role that users and employees play in fighting off these attacks and providing them with info and tools they need to help reduce risks.
Aug 9, 2021   |  By Veriato
The Veriato podcast guest for this month is Michael Owens, the Business Information Security Officer at Equifax and an all around rockstar when it comes to cybersecurity. He joins Dr. Christine Izuakor to discuss how supply chains are like the "soft underbelly" to gain access to otherwise secure enterprise systems.
Aug 23, 2018   |  By Veriato
Since you're reading this guide, it's likely you recognize the threat insiders pose to an organization and the need to proactively build a plan to monitor, detect, and respond to potential and active threats. Insiders pose a real threat - 28% of data breaches are perpetrated by insiders, and institutional fraud is almost always an insider.
Jun 26, 2018   |  By Veriato
Organizations focused on security threats tend to focus on the external attacker. Solutions used to secure the perimeter, endpoints, email, and data are put in place. While absolutely necessary, they organizations lack the ability to equally protect against the insider - the employee that puts the organization at risk through either malicious intent or negligence.
May 30, 2018   |  By Veriato
Someday, sometime, an employee with access to sensitive data, intellectual property, or trade secrets is going to leave your company, which makes their departure risky to the organization. Sure, you've "trusted" them as part of their employment, but when the time comes to change jobs, you can't always be certain about the motive for the move.
May 11, 2018   |  By Veriato
The results of the SANS survey on insider threats show that organizations are starting to recognize the importance of protecting against the insider threat but struggle to deal with it; as one might expect, larger organizations are more likely to have provisions for responding to such threats.
May 10, 2018   |  By Veriato
The class of cyber actor with the greatest capacity to cause harm to organizations is not the so called state-sponsored hacker or cyber-terrorists. It is the "insider" - the company's employees, ex-employees, and trusted vendors.
May 7, 2018   |  By Veriato
There are many reasons why employees work from home. For some it's about removing distractions and finishing work. For others, productivity is thought to be higher overall. And for some, it's about maintaining a work-life balance.
May 7, 2018   |  By Veriato
Organizations seeking to meet HIPAA requirements are expected to demonstrate proper use of patient data through appropriate administrative and technical safeguards. While most organizations focus their efforts on implementing safeguards that revolve around an EHR system already designed to be HIPAA compliant, today's computing environments facilitate the ability to repurpose accessed patient data in an unauthorized fashion, quickly, easily, and conveniently.
May 7, 2018   |  By Veriato
Nearly all financial services companies and financial institutions are subject to a number of compliance mandates. The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act both provide specific guidance on how financial services organizations need to protect consumer data within financial systems.
May 3, 2018   |  By Veriato
The theft of intellectual property is likely at the top of your list of concerns. The manufacturing industry generally shares your concern - intellectual property theft is considered the #1 cyber threat facing manufacturers today, as well as being the top data protection concern .
May 1, 2018   |  By Veriato
Effective on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union stands to change how many companies worldwide do business involving European Union citizens. For the first time, the concept of what constitutes personal information has been expanded by GDPR.

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