cyber exercises to improve incident response

Q & A: How Can Companies Use Cyber Exercises to Improve Incident Response?

Stephanie Ewing-Ottmers (otherwise known as SEO) is a Senior Associate at Delta Risk LLC. She is a CISSP with more than 15 years of experience in information technology and information security leadership. She also led our webinar presentation in July on how security teams can use cyber exercises to assess and improve their breach readiness. In-between the… Read More

Delta Risk Analysts Look Back at Black Hat And Def Con 2016

Delta Risk Analysts Look Back at Black Hat And Def Con 2016

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

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Navigating New OCR Guidance on Ransomware: 4 Critical Takeaways

The verdict is in: after much deliberation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) confirmed that a ransomware attack should be classified as a breach of electronic protected health information (ePHI) under HIPAA, unless there is substantial evidence to the contrary. As we touched on in our previous blog, the OCR… Read More

How to Manage Cyber Health Risk: Delta Risk Execs Offer Their Insights in Health Law Handbook

Joseph Abrenio, Delta Risk VP of Commercial Services, and Chris Evans, Delta Risk VP of Solutions, have co-authored the chapter “Cyber Health Crisis: How to Manage the Risk” for the 2016 edition of the Health Law Handbook. The Delta Risk VPs collaborated with Quarles & Brady Partner Jennifer L. Rathburn to develop a cyber security chapter focused on… Read More

Cybertexas 2016 Sneak Preview

Cybertexas 2016 Sneak Preview

CyberTexas 2016 is kicking off on August 23, and the Delta Risk team will be front and center as a Gold sponsor and featured presenter. The seventh annual program will take place in downtown Alamo City at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. This conference is hosted by The San Antonio Public-Private Cyber Community and the… Read More

Delta Risk Welcomes Allied Infosecurity

Today we announced the purchase of Allied InfoSecurity, a privately-held security consulting services firm based in suburban Philadelphia, PA. This is exciting news for us, as well as for our clients and the Allied InfoSecurity team. We share many common goals and a similar approach to our business, and our solutions are very complementary. Michael McKinley and Patty H. Pezely co-founded Allied… Read More