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 …

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 …

The Best Defense Against Insider Threats

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One of the most critical skills information security groups have is the ability to proactively find threats in their environment – a process known as hunting.  Great hunting is the combination of deep knowledge about your environment with the ability to understand the details of changes that take place in real-time.  Knowledge is the greatest advantage information security professionals have …

Once More Unto The Data Breach, Dear Friends, Once More

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WikiLeaks recently obtained and released thousands of sensitive documents showing the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) arsenal of hacking tools, malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized “zero day” exploits, malware remote control systems and associated documentation. Unfortunately this is not a Shakespearean play, but a real life data breach that will have huge consequences for the security of the US government.  This information …

New York Issues Final Version of Cybersecurity Regulations

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The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYS DFS) just released the final version of its new cybersecurity regulations that affect organizations doing business under New York banking, insurance and financial services regulations.  The new regulation is designated 23 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 500, and goes into affect on March 1, 2017. Paul Greene, an attorney at Harter Secrest & Emery, …

Say NO to Stealing Sensitive Information by Phishing

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Just a few days after the IRS released it’s warning about W-2 phishing, it appears the College of Southern Idaho (CSI) reported that 3,000 employees’ personal information may have been compromised by a phishing scam. The attackers are now expanding their sights into higher education according to a recent article by Paul Greene, an attorney at Harter Secrest & Emery.  …

How to Fight the Latest Phishing Scams

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The more things change, the more they stay the same, unfortunately.  Paul Greene, an attorney at Harter Secrest & Emery, in a recent blog post mentioned a new IRS warning about the reappearance of phishing scams targeting W-2 information.  Companies have lost thousands of dollars in email compromise attacks that first steal W-2s and then attempt wire transfer frauds. This is …

Top Four Security Predictions For 2017

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2016 has been an epic year for cyber security and data breaches.  From recent hacks at Yahoo and LinkedIn to problems at the FDIC and stolen intellectual property from Glaxo-Smith Kline, this year has been a boon for data breaches large and small. The past year has shown us that malicious attacks and inadvertent mistakes continue at an alarming rate …

Securing Information While Sharing

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In a recent article entitled “Securing Information for a Shared Services Infrastructure”, Richard Freeman from Ricoh Canada talked about the need to secure information as companies share it internally and externally.  The focus of the article is how an organization must look at balancing the need to efficiently share information without compromising privacy, protection of intellectual property and other sensitive …