Bob Braun’s blog article “Beyond Tabletop Exercises: Running a Data Breach Drill” was featured in Citadel Information Group’s Cyber Security News of the Week report.
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Michael Gold wrote the article “Still Only Human” which discusses cybersecurity and the role that humans play in data breaches. The article is featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Cybercrime cost the world economy about $445 billion in 2014 and the 2015 numbers will be even higher. The cost of data breaches will reach $2.1 trillion globally by 2019. Worldwide spending on information security is estimated to reach $77 billion in 2015. In the midst of these astounding numbers, the role of the “human […]
On December 23, 2015, Hyatt Hotels announced that it had become the latest member of what has become a large club – hotel companies that have been the target of malware attacks. During the past year, virtually every major brand – Hilton, White Lodging, Mandarin Oriental, Starwood and Trump Collection, among others – have shared that […]
Bob Braun’s article ‘Not Just Heads in Beds – Cybersecurity for Hotel Owners’ was featured in Hotel Business Review.
California, home of many of the world’s largest technology companies, has long been at the forefront of protecting personal electronic information in the United States. California adopted the nation’s first data breach notification law, led the nation in requiring website privacy statements, and actively enforces online privacy. On October 6, 2015 Governor Jerry Brown signed […]
Bob Braun and Michael Gold wrote the article “We’re First Again on Data Privacy” featured in the Daily Journal. The article discusses the Electronic Communications Privacy Act recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown.
California adopted the first breach notification statute in the nation, and prides itself at being in the forefront of consumer privacy and security issues. On October 6, 2015, for the third time in the past three years, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation updating California’s data breach notice statute. The amendments, which cover both state […]
On August 24, 2015, the Third Circuit United States Court of Appeals issued its ruling in Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. The case was highly anticipated by the data security community generally for its expected ruling on the authority of the FTC to regulate data security standards. Although the decision dealt most directly […]
The Safe Harbor For 15 years, the Safe Harbor Framework has provided a way for U.S. companies to comply with the EU Data Protection Directive. Under the directive, transfers of personal data from the EU to a non-EU country are prohibited unless the receiving country can assure an adequate level of protection for the data. […]