secure online banking

Secure Online Banking with Threat Modeling

Financial institutions are consistently in the top-five list of cyber attack targets, with the greatest increase in data breach risk coming from outside hackers.[i] Customer financial records and associated personally identifying information are high-value commodities on the dark web. Nonetheless, consumers expect banks and other financial institutions to provide secure online services and access. Creating sufficiently[…]

Cloud Security

Better Cloud Security with just One Step

When automobiles first came off Henry Ford’s assembly line, they were a novelty. They were a status symbol for the wealthy who wanted to flaunt their free capital. Few would have believed in those early years that the automobile and its myriad of gasoline and diesel-powered cousins would become iconic staples that would shape global[…]

ThreatModeler's Caption Contest

ThreatModeler’s Caption Contest – What’s Your Smart TV Watching Tonight?

ThreatModeler’s Caption Contest What’s Your Smart TV Watching Tonight? In an effort to educate consumers about the collateral damage that comes from various types of data breaches, we’ve launched a humorous caption contest series to bring more awareness to cybersecurity and threat modeling. We’re kicking off our first of many caption contests with the question:[…]

Credit Card POS System Reader - Credit Card Data Breach

The Enterprise-Level Collateral Damage of a Credit Card Data Breach

Much of the public discussion on cybersecurity and compromised identities has centered on consideration of a credit card data breach – to the point where the public barely raises an eyebrow over new incidences. And indeed, most credit card issuers have become very efficient at detecting fraudulent activity over the past few years so that[…]