Attack surface areas explode with risk. In today’s world, we are surrounded by a lot of devices that are connected to the internet, which means that there are more devices for hackers to use to get into our networks. This can lead to a significant increase in risk for your company’s reputation and assets. The other thing to consider is that devices are becoming more intelligent. For example, voice-activated systems like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home can either be a pro or con depending on the organization.
The Panama Papers as released this past week are a really huge data dump, in fact one much larger in scale than that of Wikileaks, and the largest to date in history. The project that resulted in this massive public disclosure, was essentially a cyber security lapse leading to a breach. Following the breach, data … Continue reading #panamapapers + Reputation Control + Cyber Security
Face it. The Internet is a hostile place for your reputation and your brand, whether that is personal, corporate or government. The control and management of your reputation start and end with you. As we enter 2015, it is worth paying attention to, in fact it is important to take stock of your online reputation, the management of it and the control of it. It is yours. Not anyone else.
As the CEO of a cyber security and reputation company, I have to admit to not being surprised by the recent successful hacking and penetration of the US Government. While the scope of the recent events is most definitely shocking, myself and others have been researching, writing about it and trying to push and pull … Continue reading What the Hack of the US Government Means to You.