The U.S. Partners with Other Governments to Combat Ransomware

January 26, 2022

On November 14, the U.S. Treasury Department announced a partnership with Israel in an effort to strengthen cybersecurity protocols in the fight against ransomware. This joint effort will see the creation of a task force meant to defend from cybercriminals and attacks from foreign nations. Ransomware attacks have been increasing as technologies and malware that…

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How the Real Estate Industry has Become the Target of Cyber Attacks

January 18, 2022

There is always considerable risk when dealing with customers, employees, and information both financial and private in an online space. This is particularly true of those firms that are established within certain industries. The real estate industry is certainly no stranger to cyber disruptions. In many ways, the real estate industry has become a common…

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How to Have Quality Cybersecurity at Home

January 17, 2022

Cybersecurity breaches within one’s home have been a part of life since the inception of the internet. Between a variety of online scammers, as well as those who are able to infiltrate your home network, quality, at-home cybersecurity has never been more important. Those on the internet who seek to take advantage of the relative…

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Service Spotlight: The Necessity of Cyber Risk Assessment

January 16, 2022

In order to defend your firm from growing threats and elevate your risk posture, there need to be continuous efforts to analyze and defend from said threats. Pre-existing cybersecurity programs need to not only be made to fit within regulations, but should be poised to mitigate any potential threats lurking in an online space. With…

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How Real Estate Investors can Benefit From Cybersecurity

January 14, 2022

Real estate investors and operators are quickly coming to learn the need of cybersecurity. With digital transformation only accelerating in the era of Covid, more and more assets and private information are being safeguarded online. At the same time, cyber threats have been increasing at a monumental rate, necessitating adjustments and investments across all industries…

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Cybersecurity News: The Impacts of Cryptocurrency on Cybersecurity Within Your Firm

January 13, 2022

A cryptocurrency is a digital asset that operates as a medium of exchange. It can be used to make electronic payments, and utilizes a form of cryptography in order to secure payments, as well as a distributed, immutable ledger for tracking ownership and transactions. As the popularity of cryptocurrencies continues to expand, questions linger as…

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Service Spotlight: Cybersecurity Readiness

January 12, 2022

Cybersecurity readiness allows your firm to properly respond to cyber threats and online malicious parties. Typically, by following regulatory procedures and shoring-up your cybersecurity policies, online threats can be mitigated throughout your firm. Firms may struggle to achieve cybersecurity readiness for a variety of reasons, but with the right team behind your cybersecurity programs, cybersecurity…

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Zero-day Exploit Affecting Java Applications

December 13, 2021

UPDATE As the collective understanding and impact of the Log4Shell Vulnerability continues to build, Drawbridge is releasing updated information. Please read carefully to understand the impact this vulnerability may have on your systems, and recommended mitigating actions. The first reports of attacks are appearing, with researchers confirming vulnerable systems on the Internet having crypto-mining malware…

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Fortified fintechs: Security and cybercrime in finserve

November 4, 2021

Originally Published in FinTech Magazine Ever since its inception, the fintech sector has faced the inevitable risk of cyber threats. According to Verizon’s 2021 data breach report, social engineering, web application attacks, and misconfiguration represent 81% of breaches against the financial services sector. Banks have had to deal with a variety of threats, including employee…

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021: Here’s What the Experts Have to Say

October 19, 2021

Originally Published in CISO MAG Like every year, CISA and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) are hosting the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 in the U.S. to raise awareness on the importance of cybersecurity and alert stakeholders of the internet about multiple security threats such as phishing, cryptocurrency mining, BEC, ransomware, and much more. …

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