threat monitoring

New 2017 Threat Monitoring, Detection, and Response Report Shows Dramatic Rise in Threats

Results from the new 2017 Threat Monitoring, Detection, and Response Report indicate that companies continue to lose ground to emerging cyber threats. Over the last six months, there has been a dramatic rise in ransomware attacks and insider threat attacks that have led to data loss and reputational harm. Delta Risk partnered with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn to develop the in-depth… Read More

incident response best practices

Incident Response Best Practices: What You Can Expect During the First Call

Imagine this scenario: you’ve just discovered your network has been breached. You need to get a handle on the situation quickly but you’re still trying to figure out what happened. What are the incident response best practices you should follow? As cyber security consultants, we know the first few moments of an incident can be highly… Read More

data breach response plan

7 Steps for Building a Successful Data Breach Response Plan

FTC Releases Data Breach Response Standards New guidance released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Data Breach Response: A Guide for Business, outlines basic considerations and procedures for businesses to engage when responding to a data breach. The FTC data breach response guide offers these valuable tips for responding to a breach: Secure operations to prevent further… Read More

data breach coach

5 Ways a Data Breach Coach Can Restore Order to Incident Response

Andrew Cook is the incident response and hunt capability lead for Delta Risk, and manages the company’s ActiveResponse services. He explains the important role a data breach coach can take in guiding response teams through a cyber security incident. Imagine this nightmare scenario: it’s late in the work day, and you’re just about ready to… 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