Delta Risk VP Discusses Evolution of Cyber Threats to Law Firms in Latest Issue of Legaltech News

In past years, when law firms suffered data breaches, it was often because they put themselves in the direct crosshairs of powerful and influential adversaries. For example, four years ago a Chinese group hacked into the files of the Washington D.C.-based firm Wiley Rein seeking confidential details related to several high-profile anti-dumping and unfair trade cases the… Read More

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Delta Risk CEO Joins Panelists at GW Center for Cyber and Homeland Security Conference

The GW Center for Cyber and Homeland Security hosted its strategic conference, Securing our Future, on campus yesterday. The all-day event featured presentations from a wide range of defense, counterterrorism, cybersecurity, and homeland security experts, including Scott Kaine, CEO of Delta Risk LLC, who joined a panel discussion, Public-Private Sector Coordination on Cybersecurity. Other panels… Read More

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C-Suite Executives Can’t Afford to Keep Overlooking Cybersecurity

Playing the Blame Game Companies around the world lost an estimated $445 billion due to cybercrimes last year. Despite the financial hit these organizations sustained, a survey by Goldsmiths revealed that more than 90 percent of executives and other C-Suite leaders aren’t prepared to handle future attacks. However, alarmingly, 40 percent of those leaders say… Read More

Pitfalls of Cyber Insurance Policies for Law Firms

Mitigating a Data Breach One way many law firms seek to mitigate risks is by buying insurance coverage. However, most insurance policies don’t cover cyber-related damages. To get proper coverage, firms must typically purchase supplemental insurance policies specifically designed for this. Finding the right cyber insurance for your firm can be challenging, however. Given that… Read More

Cybersecurity Pros Discuss Gender Gap on Texas Radio Show

Cybersecurity Pros Discuss Gender Gap on Texas Radio Show

Stephanie Ewing-Ottmers, CISSP, CISM, PMP, (left) a cybersecurity expert with Delta Risk, was a guest on The Source Texas Public Radio show with Carole Meador, CEO of DeCypher, to discuss the gender gap in cybersecurity. In the past year, hundreds of thousands of cybersecurity jobs went unfilled in both the public and private sector. With… Read More

Malicious Hackers are Not Law Firms’ Only Data Security Enemies

The Internet has been ablaze in the past week with articles and discussions about what appears to be the biggest data leak in history: 11.5 million documents (2.6 terabytes of information) that were leaked from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca—colloquially called the “Panama Papers.” This data leak is larger than WikiLeaks in 2010 and… Read More