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Employee Spotlight: A Look Inside SecurityScorecard

Employee Spotlight: A Look Inside SecurityScorecard

Recently, SecurityScorecard had the honor of receiving the Business Intelligence Group’s Best Place to Work award and being named CRN’s 10 Coolest Startups of 2017. Both these awards reflect the truly talented, enthusiastic, and inspiring employees who work here. We thought we’d dedicate a blog post to some of the people who make SecurityScorecard a … Continued

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SecurityScorecard At Black Hat Event July 22-27

SecurityScorecard At Black Hat Event July 22-27

Black Hat is the world’s leading information security event, providing attendees with the very latest in research, development and trends. Black Hat USA 2017 kicks off with four days of technical Trainings (July 22-25) followed by the two-day main conference (July 26-27) featuring Briefings, Arsenal, Business Hall, and more. If you are one of the … Continued

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FAQs about GDPR

FAQs about GDPR

  On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect, replacing the Data Protection Directive from 1995. This is the largest data protection legislation in the last 20 years. The new regulation addresses the export control of personal data of the European Union’s (EU) citizens and how businesses use this … Continued

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SecurityScorecard Wins Best Place to Work Award

SecurityScorecard Wins Best Place to Work Award

SecurityScorecard Wins Best Place to Work Award   We are thrilled to receive the Business Intelligence Group’s (BIG) Best Places to Work award. This award is a tribute to the enthusiasm of the employees who work at SecurityScorecard. It affirms some of our efforts to create a positive work environment and pushes us to look … Continued

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Cybersecurity Talent: The Problem and the Solution

Cybersecurity Talent: The Problem and the Solution

The rise in cybersecurity breaches tells us cybersecurity prevention efforts will remain important for the foreseeable future. Companies of all sizes and types are looking to spend on prevention efforts, specifically on hiring qualified cybersecurity specialists. So if the budgets are being allocated, the demand for cybersecurity talent is present, and the opportunities are available, … Continued

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Petya Ransomware Attack: A Wake Up Call

Petya Ransomware Attack: A Wake Up Call

Just recently, we wrote about how in the aftermath of the WannaCry attack, companies should keep their guard up and be prepared for similar ransomware attacks: Enter the Petya attack.   The Petya family of malware is a ransomware variant that encrypts both the files and the partition of the hard drive, displaying a bootup … Continued

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Risk Assessments: A Step-By-Step Guide

Risk Assessments: A Step-By-Step Guide

  Performing risk assessments is a key part of any organization’s information security management program. Everyone knows that there’s some level of risk involved when it comes to a company’s critical data, assets, and facilities, but how do you quantify and prepare for this risk? The purpose of a risk assessment is to determine what … Continued

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How to Implement NIST 800-63B Changes (as Painlessly as Possible)

How to Implement NIST 800-63B Changes (as Painlessly as Possible)

As many of you are aware, the NIST Special Publication 800-63B is a draft guideline on best practices for digital identity. While NIST setting national guidelines on securing technology is nothing new, this particular chapter on authentication and lifecycle management has proven to be a game-changer in the world of online passwords since its release … Continued

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90-Days In: What DFS Questions Do You Have?

90-Days In: What DFS Questions Do You Have?

Since the last time we wrote about the DFS Cybersecurity Regulations, the final version of the regulations went into effect on March 1st, 2017. It’s 90 days later, and financial companies are racing to fix their cybersecurity posture, with the first set of deadlines quickly approaching. It’s no surprise that NY DFS stepped with this … Continued

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Ransomware: A Detailed Analysis of an Emerging Threat

Ransomware: A Detailed Analysis of an Emerging Threat

  One of the most dangerous emerging trends in the malware world is ransomware. This hacking method has already wrought significant havoc on many businesses and individuals since becoming a credible threat a few years ago, and it seems to be growing in complexity and destructive potential with each passing day. This article will provide … Continued

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