“Next Gen” Devices Aren’t Going to Solve Your Current Security Problems

next gen security, cybersecurity

Are you sick of the marketing hype suggesting some “Next Gen” security device can solve all your security problems? Yes? Good. If not, maybe you should be. Let’s pick on the Redmond giant for a moment to illustrate an example. Microsoft announced last month that after a legal victory, it had taken down 99 websites

Regulatory Fines, The Dollars are in the Details

Regulatory Fines, data privacy, GDPR, Cybersecurity framework

I was just speaking with a colleague about the news that Google has been fined the largest penalty to date for failing to comply with GDPR obligations. The penalty was around $56 million USD, but  the Marriott data breach penalty is estimated to be around $1 billion. Why such a discrepancy between the two?  That

There is no immunity from cyber attacks, so be prepared

Threat Assessment

Devastating cases of cyber-attack scenarios continue to mount. Unfortunately,  the most recent high-profile example is a harbinger of things to come.  By now, everyone is at least peripherally aware of the WannaCry ransomware attack that occurred just a few weeks ago.  If you somehow missed it, the WannaCry ransomware attack was a worldwide exploit by