• Russians, APTs and Cyber Security: What’s So Common about Common Sense Anyway?

    While the world awaits the next titillating chapter of the ongoing saga involving Russia and the U.S. presidential election, there is one section of the recently released Joint Action Report (JAR) compiled by the DHS and FBI that has gone …

  • Misinformation and the Loss of Public Trust

    Misinformation—and the misuse of information—came to the fore of public attention during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Exactly who was behind the well-publicized hackings, leaks and fake news stories, and their impact, remains under investigation and might not be known …

  • A Phased Approach for Implementing Privileged Account Security Programs

    Privileged accounts represent a significant attack vector that organizations have to address as part of a proactive cyber security program. With tens or hundreds of thousands of privileged accounts across a typical enterprise organization, IT security teams have to consider …

  • Another Breach, Another Reminder: Cyber Hygiene Isn’t Optional

    Last year Katherine Archuleta, director of the federal Office of Personnel Management, resigned in the wake of a breach exposing personal information of an estimated 20 million people, and in July 2016 Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz …