2 Billion Records Exposed by IoT Hack

Posted by Stephen Years on Jul 3, 2019 5:54 PM

For a moment, when we saw the article in Forbes this week, we thought it was time to clean the glasses or see the eye doc. But, here it is: A ‘smart home’ platform in China has been hacked exposing more than 2 billion records.


Topics: Cyber Threat

Staying On Top

Posted by Stephen Years on Apr 16, 2019 7:44 PM

We don't often cite reference materials, but if you haven't seen it yet, the latest out of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie-Mellon Univeristy caught our eye:


Topics: Insider Cyber Threat

Data Breaches Get Politicized

Posted by Stephen Years on Apr 7, 2019 8:34 PM

One of the miracles of the American Economic System is its ability to monetize everything. In the insurance industry, monetization of risk across many participants led to global trade in the 1600's. A wonderfully on-point short history of risk may be found online here. At some level, risk management has co-evolved as new technologies unfolded. Since networked computers are now ubiquitous, so is the ever-changing risk profile.


Topics: Data Breach Cyber Threat

Converged IT & OT Environments Present a New Attack Surface

Posted by Stephen Years on Mar 3, 2019 3:20 PM

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has recently established the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The very name implies the connectedness of Information Technology (IT) and Operations Technology (OT). 


Topics: Cyber Threat

Data Breach Predictions: 6 Hacks That Will Likely Happen in 2019

Posted by Stephen Years on Feb 17, 2019 3:31 PM

The Spectrum has their top six predictions for data breaches in 2019. They are:


Topics: Data Breach Cyber Threat

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