Cybersecurity Governance News – 5/6/2016

by | May 6, 2016

Being prepared and following best cybersecurity practices is the first step in preventing your data being stolen and sold on the dark web.

272M Stolen Gmail, Yahoo Email Credentials Found on Dark Web

SC Magazine, May 4
Hold Security said the batch came from a “Russian kid” that one of its analysts found who had gathered 1.17 billion stolen credentials. The security research firm recovers about 100 million credentials each month.

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10 Tips for Safer Email

The Cloud Technologist, Apr. 28
The FBI issued an alert on April 4th that CEO Fraud (a form of Spear-phishing) is on the rise, and companies have already reported losses of 2.3 Billion dollars. Here are my top 10 tips…

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Ignoring Board Liability for Cyber Risk is Unwise

Cybergovernance Journal, May 2
How can directors actively engage in oversight of cyber risk? First, realize that it’s an important part of their fiduciary duty. Second, educate themselves more fully about the risks that cyber breaches pose to the operation and valuation of the company…

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Cybersecurity, Corporate Governance, and Risk Management: Best Practices

FoleyHoag, May 2
What does it mean to say that cybersecurity is now a corporate governance and risk management issue? In general, it means that companies should look at issues concerning cybersecurity the way they look at other risks they face…

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FDIC Reinforces Board of Directors’ Role in Cybersecurity Preparedness

JDSupra Business Advisor, Apr. 12
The goal should be to collect data and enable governance at a local level, while at the same time providing continuous input and analysis of security and compliance across the global system…

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Lockton to Advise American University on Cybersecurity Governance

PRNewswire, Apr. 28
Ben Beeson, Cyber Risk Practice Leader for Lockton, will advise the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center on matters related to the link between insurance and the ever-changing cyber risk environment…

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