Data Privacy Week 2023
When you think of privacy, what comes to mind? Closing your window shades? Keeping your phone screen locked?
Cyber Risk Update 20 JAN 2023
Cyber Risk help for Local Governments StateRAMP, or the State Risk and Authorization Management Program, launched in early 2021. The organization evaluates the data security capabilities of participating cloud vendors that sell to state and local government. https://www.govtech.com/computing/stateramps-snapshot-shows-provider-path-to-security-readiness Recommendations Security professionals must update their skill sets and be proactive to stay ahead of cybercriminals. It's t
Cyber Risk Update 13 JAN 2023
Local Governments are still a target: The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, on January 3, 2023, announced that a cyberattack has disrupted its systems. https://techcrunch.com/2023/01/03/hackers-claims-ransomware-attack-on-los-angeles-housing-authority/ LockBit claims an attack on the Port of Lisbon https://cybernews.com/news/lockbit-attacks-port-of-lisbon/ A municipal ambulance services provider that serves 15 cities in a Texas county has reported to federal regul
Cyber Risk Update 6 JAN 2023
Cyber Insurance: Catastrophic cyberattacks may overwhelm the insurance industry in the future, and some cyberattacks may be uninsurable, says Mario Greco, CEO of Zurich Insurance Group AG. https://www.ft.com/content/63ea94fa-c6fc-449f-b2b8-ea29cc83637d Compliance: EPA has submitted to the White House Office of Management and Budget a notice for review titled “Memorandum to State Drinking Water Administrators on Public Water System Cybersecurity.” The details of this memo