June 2021 AccumeView: Cybersecurity Pulse Newsletter

By AccumeView, Cybersecurity, IT Audit, IT Risk and Compliance

The recent string of ransomware attacks against supply chain entities has highlighted how susceptible organizations are to these types of attacks.
Although the Solarwinds attack in late 2020 and the Microsoft Exchange breach in early 2021 were not ransomware-related, the over-arching effects of those compromises has shown that despite the best efforts of information security programs, there are some serious gaps in how we have been preparing security incidents.

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January 2021 AccumeView: Executive Cybersecurity Pulse Newsletter

By AccumeView, Cybersecurity, IT Audit, IT Risk and Compliance

The headline is startling: Cybercrime costs the world more than $1 trillion, a 50% increase from 2018. From our experience in the trenches, this feels about right. Attackers are using more complex methods for spreading their malware, and the payloads keep getting more sophisticated – better at evading detection and more effective at delivering their malicious payload.

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February 2020 AccumeView: Executive Cybersecurity Pulse Newsletter

By AccumeView

27% of IT managers believe that attacks against their network can be attributed to nation states. This figure is up significantly from a year ago, and it should wake up anyone involved in Risk and Security. Ensure that you have properly adjusted the risk to your organization for the possibility of a sophisticated attack from a Nation State and calculated for the type of damage that they could inflict.

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January 2020 AccumeView: Executive Cybersecurity Pulse Newsletter

By AccumeView

With tension rising between Iran and the United States, cyber warfare is on the rise. Many government agencies are releasing statements advising company’s and governments to stay protected and aware of potential threats. This past week we have seen pro Iran targets deface government websites and launch multiple attacks. Some of these are effecting entire cities and states.

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