The 2016 ISSA International Conference concluded last week in Dallas. This year’s two-day conference, themed, “Survival Strategies in a Cyber World,” featured two keynotes, a variety of breakout sessions, and compelling panel discussions from a wide range of thought leaders in the cyber security space.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance indicating that, under most circumstances, a ransomware attack constitutes a reportable HIPAA breach. During a ransomware attack, protected electronic health information (ePHI) is considered breached because an unauthorized individual has control of the information. In their… Read More
CyberMaryland 2016 offered an assortment of panels and breakout sessions to improve overall awareness around cyber security policies, defense, investment strategies, and risk management. The central theme of the two-day conference revolved around the importance of people. Technology alone isn’t enough to thwart attacks. People present both an opportunity and vulnerability when it comes to cyber… Read More
This year marks the 13th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which kicked off on October 1, 2016 (you can follow all of the action on Twitter by using the hashtag #CyberAware). The NCSAM theme for this week is “Cyber Security from the Break Room to the Board Room,” which provides an opportunity to… Read More
The CyberWire and the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc. (CAMI) hosted their annual Women in Cyber Security reception on September 27 to celebrate and bring awareness to the success of women in the cyber security industry. Not only does this gathering promote networking opportunities for women from diverse professional and academic backgrounds, it’s also a great forum for… Read More
Every year, Black Hat and DEF CON draw massive crowds to Las Vegas, and this year was no different: in fact, 15,000 people attended Black Hat, which goes down as the highest rate in the event’s 19-year history. DEF CON attracted an even bigger crowd of 22,000 people. Delta Risk was well-represented this year at both events. Stephanie Ewing-Ottmers,… Read More