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2014-08-16 23:02:41

The scales of time and money can seem hard to balance for many businesses when it comes to emergency cyber response plans, but the recent results from a survey conducted by the SANS Institute showing that only 9% of the businesses surveyed rate their cyber response plans as “very effective” is a real problem which could have far reaching consequences for those trusting luck to keep their sensitive ESI (Electronically Stored Information) and other digital assets safe. With time and...

2014-08-09 23:02:44

With recent reports about Russian hackers assembling the largest recorded cache of stolen user credentials in history, the vulnerabilities businesses could be exposed to warrant a close look at organizational password policies. Joe Caruso, founder of Global Digital Forensics, talks about the ramifications incidents like these can have on businesses, and how professional vulnerability assessments can sniff out weaknesses in password policies, procedures, compliance and more. New York, NY...

2014-08-02 23:01:50

Black Hat has become the go-to convention where black hats and white hats collide, with hackers showing off their ingenuity and prowess by openly defeating popular security measures, and security professionals demonstrating all of their latest tools and methods in their never-ending battle to keep up. The founder of Global Digital Forensics discusses how covering cybersecurity basics and getting the right emergency incident response plans in place can keep organizations on point for...

2014-07-26 23:02:06

Nigeria has long been a hotbed for cyber scammers notorious for preying on individuals to steal funds using social engineering techniques, but according to a new report, now businesses are becoming their targets and data theft their objective. Global Digital Forensics’ founder talks about the importance of social engineering awareness for businesses, how that critical awareness can be raised, and why regular testing is vital. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 As reported in this...

2014-07-12 23:02:22

With smartphones playing an ever increasing part in the lifestyles of so many people in today’s technology driven world, the amount of private information they can contain can be staggering, from the uninteresting and mundane, to the potentially embarrassing or even incriminating. On the heels of the Supreme Court decision to require a warrant before law enforcement can search an individual’s smartphone, Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses some types...

2014-07-05 23:02:03

With just one member of an organization falling for the phishing scam that delivers the EMOTET Trojan, everyone and everything on the network they are connected to can be put at risk. Global Digital Forensics’ founder discusses what organizations can do to raise social engineering awareness to protect against these type of malware infiltrations, while at the same time helping to secure other critical aspects of their cyber security posture. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Earlier...

2014-06-28 23:03:28

The Department of Homeland Security issued an alert regarding a remote access Trojan called Havex that is being used to target Industrial Control Systems. Global Digital Forensics’ founder offers some industry insight into how malware like Havex is introduced to a network and the importance of taking the time to check into the cyber security posture of vendors and other “trusted” business relationships which could become a gateway for attackers. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2014...

2014-06-21 23:02:38

Three months ago, the California State Bar Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct released a formal opinion for a 90 day public comment distribution aimed to set some more concrete standards relating to an attorney’s obligations under the ethical duty of competence regarding Electronically Stored Information and Electronic Discovery. With the public comment period coming to a close on June 24th, 2014, Global Digital Forensics' founder discusses how forensic...

2014-06-14 23:02:03

The Center for Strategic and International Studies recently released a report estimating the cost of cybercrime and how it has been affecting economies and businesses around the world, evaluating everything from direct theft of funds, to the much harder to gauge ramifications on business due to things like the loss of Intellectual Property, as well as the effect on employment. Drawing on years of experience and some of the conclusions relayed in the report, GDF’s founder talks about...

2014-06-07 23:02:08

Massive financial fraud, data for ransom and other sophisticated attacks are par for the course when it comes to giant botnets, and as details trickle in about some of the biggest botnet takedowns ever, US businesses better take notice. GDF’s founder discusses some of these newest revelations and the importance for organizations to undergo regular in-depth testing and to have sound emergency response plans in place. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 On Tuesday, June 3rd, Reuters...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.