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3 Third-Party Risk Management Challenges of 2016 & How To Conquer Them

3 Third-Party Risk Management Challenges of 2016 & How To Conquer Them

  Since the massive Target data breach in December 2013, third-party risk stopped being an afterthought and started becoming one of the top priorities for CISOs and Risk Departments. As a response, Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) underwent a transformation in early 2014, and has continued through 2016 to keep up with today’s modern risks. With … Continued

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How New Technology is Bringing Risk to the Healthcare Industry

How New Technology is Bringing Risk to the Healthcare Industry

  The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly becoming a popular topic of choice in the cybersecurity industry and for unfortunate reasons. In short, the Internet of Things is the name applied to a wide variety of devices that connect to the internet. These can be routers, cameras, smart light bulbs, and medical devices. Unfortunately, … Continued

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Why Employees Are Your Most Vulnerable Asset: Social Engineering Explained

Why Employees Are Your Most Vulnerable Asset: Social Engineering Explained

  Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report marked Social Engineering attacks as the 3rd highest threat action, behind hacking and malware. Those attacks have been rising over the years due to the relative ease of execution and lack of technical knowledge needed. Social Engineering, unlike common hacking methods such as brute-forcing, cross-site scripting, or keylogging, … Continued

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How IoT Is Responsible for the Massive DDoS Attack

How IoT Is Responsible for the Massive DDoS Attack

On Friday morning, October 21st, East Coast internet users found themselves unable to access major websites such as Spotify, Twitter, Netflix, and Reddit, among others. Reports quickly came out detailing that the reason for the internet outage was due to a massive DDoS attack leveraged against Dyn, an internet infrastructure company that provides DNS services … Continued

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3 Security Approaches CISOs Must Embrace To Mitigate Third Party Risk

3 Security Approaches CISOs Must Embrace To Mitigate Third Party Risk

  Guest post by Sam Kassoumeh, COO and co-founder of SecurityScorecard. A seasoned cybersecurity professional, he has been the Head of Security and Compliance at Gilt and led Global Security at Federal-Mogul. Sam has over 10 years of experience leading security teams. In this guest blog post, Sam offers a critical perspective of how CISOs … Continued

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Download 2016 Biggest Holiday Retailers Cybersecurity Report

Find out the names of the 10 biggest holiday retailers with the best security posture in 2016. From April 2016 to October 2016, SecurityScorecard analyzed the security posture of the 48 'Biggest Holiday Retailers' to find the most prevalent security vulnerabilities and compliance issues.