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New York Cybersecurity Regulations in Effect for Financial Services

New York Cybersecurity Regulations in Effect for Financial Services

The proposed cybersecurity regulations for New York-based banks, insurance companies and other financial services were written in January 2017. Now those regulations are in effect as of August 28, 2017, and companies must comply with the requirements put in place by the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS). Additional rules will be phased into effect between …

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Cybersecurity Job Market to Suffer Severe Workforce Shortage

The global cybercrime epidemic – predicted to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021 – is creating an unprecedented shortage of cybersecurity workers. These 10 facts, figures, statistics, and observations sum up the employment crisis – and offer a few ideas and programs that may help solve the problem: 1. The 2014 Cisco Annual Security Report ventured what …

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This Is What You Need To Know About Wireless Network Security

Wireless network or WiFi, the moment you hear these words you realize how convenient your life has become. Wireless Internet Connection has made it easy for anyone to use the Internet at any device ranging from Laptops, Smartphones, and Tablets, etc. from anywhere in the house without managing tons of cable bundles. One important thing …

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Equifax Hack Cybint Are You Affected

How to Find out if You’re Affected by the Equifax Hack

You may have never used Equifax yourself — or even heard of it — but the credit reporting agency could still have a treasure trove of your personal information. Equifax said Thursday that 143 million people could be affected by a recent data breach in which cyber criminals stole information including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, …

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Schools Are Prime Targets For Cyber Attacks, Survey Finds

As students start to head back to school and return to classes, Americans are worried that schools and universities are vulnerable to a cyber attack —and research suggests they are likely correct. Cyber security and application delivery firm Radware conducted a study of 1,000 Americans via SurveyMonkey to determine the perception of cyber security practices in schools and universities. …

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Ransomware Guide

Protect Your Firm and Your Clients From Ransomware

On Friday, May 12, 2017, the world experienced one of the largest “Ransomware” attacks in history. The Ransomware hit dozens of countries around the world, causing damage to critical infrastructures within hospitals and public transportation, and to businesses including law firms and financial institutions. Since 2016, cyber attacks through Ransomware have grown exponentially, and now …

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Cybersecurity in Law Firms

Law Firms Are Targets For Hackers, Cybersecurity Experts Say

In any organization, at least one person—and probably more—will click any email link, and sometimes that opens a door for hackers to get to senior management data. The issue was discussed by two cyber intelligence experts at a Thursday ABA Techshow panel, titled “A Fool and His Data Are Easily Parted: Fundamentals of Data Protection.” …

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