On Monday, October 24, 2016, the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued proposed cybersecurity guidance to the auto industry, including auto manufacturers and designers and manufacturers of vehicle systems and software, designed to assist the industry in developing best practices to safeguard vehicles’ systems against cyber-attacks and to protect the data collected in automobiles.
In 2015, we have seen several important cybersecurity breaches in the industry.
The Internet of Things gives rise to many risks and exposures that companies and their insurers were not thinking about as recently as a couple years ago, and probably aren’t fully cognizant of today.
On October 21, 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued its long-awaited Final Rule—effective immediately—imposing safeguarding and cyber incident reporting obligations on defense contractors whose information systems process, store, or transmit covered defense information (CDI).
You may not realize how much personal information your insurance company has about you. Scarier still is that much of this data is sensitive and valuable to hackers – such as your Social Security number, financial information, medical history, even itemized schedules of your most expensive personal property.
Our guest for the episode is Rob Silvers, the assistant secretary for cybersecurity policy at DHS.
Last week the internet was out in a couple of places. Hopefully that’s a bit of a wake up call.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently published a new article that finds that most typical computer users experience security fatigue that leads users to engage in risky behavior when they are at work and at home.
If you tend to pay attention to trends in online and mobile device security, then this information isn’t news per se, but nevertheless, given how fast these things can change, it’s always good to follow the latest headlines, because that’s the best way to stay ahead of the game.
On September 13, 2016, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the first proposed broadly applicable cyber regulation in the U.S. (the “Regulation”).