Is Encryption Really That Hard?

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The problem today is sensitive information is leaking from organizations like a dripping faucet.  The recent Equifax data breach is just the latest example of a constant barrage of leaks in the news.  All the experts say the best way to stop data leaks is by encrypting sensitive data. So why isn’t everyone doing it?   What’s the problem?  New …

Fasoo Moderates Panel on Cybersecurity and Your Company

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Bill Blake, Senior Vice President and CCO (Chief Customer Officer) of Fasoo, moderated a panel discussion on Cybersecurity on September 13, 2017 at Harter Secrest & Emery LLP in Rochester, NY.  The event entitled Cyber Security & Your Company – What You Need to Know Now featured industry leaders and experts from The Bonadio Group, Fasoo, Lawley, and Harter Secrest …

You Need Data-Aware Protection Mechanisms

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Data breaches pose one of the greatest threats to business and government.  With the recent data breach at Equifax magnifying the problem of data loss in businesses and the public sector, it’s time for organizations to think hard about using data-aware protection to safeguard sensitive information. The ever-changing cybersecurity landscape requires organizations to evolve beyond merely protecting the network perimeter …

Can You Stop Former Employees Taking Your Data?

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It’s a good question and one that many organizations don’t think about thoroughly.  You take a lot of time onboarding an employee by doing background checks, checking references, and determining what information systems and data access the person needs to do her or his job.  You may have a comprehensive provisioning system that grants access to all applications and data. …

Fasoo Helps Customers with Compliance at Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2017

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This year at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in National Harbor, MD there was a lot of focus on managing and mitigating risk to a business and how to  improve cybersecurity through data-centric protection.  One area of concern to many organizations is how to comply with some of the newer cybersecurity and data protection regulations, like GDPR, as …

Can Updated FFIEC Cyber Assessment Tool Help With Other Regulations?

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The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released an update to its Cybersecurity Assessment Tool to help financial institutions establish a better baseline to identify their risks and determine their cybersecurity preparedness. The original intent of the Assessment was to provide a repeatable and measurable process for financial institutions to measure their cybersecurity preparedness over time. The updates are a …

Fasoo Talks About NYDFS and Cybersecurity at FinCyberSec 2017

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Ron Arden, Executive Vice President and COO of Fasoo, Inc., presented Countdown to Compliance with NYDFS 23 NYCRR 500 during FinCyberSec 2017 at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ on May 31, 2017.  Ron was part of a day long event that focused on technical, regulatory, process and human dimensions of cyber threats faced by financial systems and …

NYC NYDFS 23 NYCRR 500 Cybersecurity Event A Big Success

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The third in a series of NYDFS 23 NYCRR 500 roadshow events at PwC in New York, NY on May 18, 2017, was a great success as a room full of executives, legal, IT and security professionals discussed ways to help financial services organizations meet the new cybersecurity regulations that went into effect on March 1, 2017.  Pathway to compliance …

Practical Advice At Buffalo NYDFS 23 NYCRR 500 Pathways to Compliance Event

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Following our successful event in Rochester, the second of the NYDFS 23 NYCRR 500 roadshow events at Phillips Lytle LLP in Buffalo, NY on May 17, 2017 brought together executives, insurance, legal, and security professionals in a great forum to discuss challenges for financial services organizations to meet the new cybersecurity regulations that went into effect on March 1, 2017.  …

Rochester NYDFS Pathways to Compliance Event a Big Success

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The first of the NYDFS 23 NYCRR 500 roadshow events in Rochester, NY on May 16, 2017 was a great success as numerous people from local financial services companies participated in a great forum to help organizations understand how to meet the new cybersecurity regulations that went into effect on March 1, 2017. The event was held at Harter Secrest …