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Cybersecurity Expertise: From the White House to the C-Suite

Posted by - October 27, 2017
FTI Journal Profiles Anthony Ferrante In this Q&A from the FTI Journal, Anthony Ferrante addresses the growing cybersecurity threats affecting U.S. businesses today. Anthony has personally witnessed the rapid evolution of cyber risk and discusses his intelligence-led, strategic approach for addressing the cybersecurity threat to corporate America. This piece was…
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When Ransomware Marries IoT

Posted by - October 16, 2017
For Cybercriminals, it’s a Match Made in Heaven This is an age in which ransomware has made the barrier to entry for would-be cybercriminals lower than ever. And, with the proliferation of IoT devices, for attackers, there’s ample opportunity to compromise smart devices. And the convergence of these two threats…

BDO USA Survey on Cyber Governance Reveals Continued Increases in Director Time and Company Resources Devoted to Cybersecurity

Posted by - September 26, 2017
A majority of board members report businesses are quickly addressing threat of ransomware, but too few companies are sharing information from cyberattacks Chicago, IL – According to a new survey by BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation’s leading accounting and advisory organizations, more than three-quarters (79 percent) of public company directors report…
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5 Hidden Pitfalls in Cybersecurity Due Diligence

Posted by - August 23, 2017
Key Considerations to Facilitate Smooth M&As As the list of cybersecurity breaches grows daily and headlines grow more shocking – think Home Depot, Target, Anthem, Yahoo!, WannaCry – the importance of cybersecurity in M&A due diligence has correspondingly increased. Do you want to purchase a company that’s been compromised? How…
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Growth in E-Commerce Requires Dynamic Solution for Fraud

Posted by - August 1, 2017
Both Tech and Human Defenses Are Needed The risk of a cyberattack – nearly anywhere – grows with every passing day. We’ve heard it from the highest levels of government, and we’ve seen an inkling of what a far-reaching breach can do through viruses such as Petya and Wanna Cry.…
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Avoiding the Most Problematic Cyber Claim Denials

Posted by - July 10, 2017
This piece was originally shared on the GBA Insurance site and is republished here with permission. 5 Common Reasons Insurers Decline Coverage Companies purchase cyber insurance with the intention of protecting their balance sheets – and they hope the policies will respond as intended. However, a lack of policy standardization,…
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What if WannaCry Happened in the GDPR Era?

Posted by - June 13, 2017
Mitigating Risk to Enhance Data Security In this article, Jason Allaway, RES Area VP for the U.K. and Ireland, reveals what the true cost of a ransomware attack like WannaCry will be in the GDPR era. As many organizations struggle to prepare for the upcoming regulation, Jason shares the three…
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New Research Shows Cybersecurity Disconnect Between C-Suite and IT Leaders

Posted by - May 18, 2017
How Organizations Can Work to Close the Gap Cybersecurity is now a top business concern, as major business disruptions, compromised customer data, bank heists and even state-sponsored hacks have prompted boards and CEOs to action. A recent report has revealed a sizable gap between C-Suite executives and IT decision-makers when…
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Turn GDPR Compliance into Lemonade

Posted by - May 16, 2017
5 Key Investments to Make Now The May 2018 deadline for GDPR compliance is really just around the corner. The EU’s behemoth of a data privacy regulation will affect all organizations doing business in the EU or collecting data on EU citizens. Many businesses remain woefully unprepared. Here we share insights into…