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Helping Boards Understand Cybersecurity

According to recent Harvard research, cybersecurity is one of the greatest challenges corporate boards face, and yet it is the area in which they consider themselves least prepared to manage.[i] However, Cybersecurity is a significant and growing issue for enterprises. Gartner estimates that spending on information security reached $81.6 billion in 2016;[ii] and in the[…]

Smart Home Threat Model

Smart Home Threat Model – Threat Model of the Month

Organizations may need to consider a broader cyber ecosystem than their deployed on-premises and cloud-based systems, according to Intel Security’s Christopher Young who addressed the issues at the recent RSA Conference 2017.[i] Smart homes are increasingly becoming a part of organization’s comprehensive attack surface[ii] as more employees take the opportunity to work from home. A[…]

Cyber Risk Management

Attack Surface Analysis the key to Cyber Risk Management

The role of the CISO is continuing to evolve. Originally CISOs were expected to be tech-savvy security subject matter experts. Today organizations are requiring their CISOs to be business-savvy experts at cyber risk management also. Singularly either one of these functions would constitute a full-time challenge. In combination, they would drive even the most proficient[…]

Cloud Platform Threat Modeling - AWS Threat Model

AWS Cloud Platform Threat Modeling Reduces Risk

In a continuous push for competitive advantage, cost benefits, and the ability to focus more on their core competencies, organizations are increasingly migrating critical applications and data centers to a cloud environment. According to leading cloud service provider Amazon Web Services (AWS), one of the top three concerns of moving to the cloud is security.[…]