ProCircular Information Security Experts Corner

Flash Briefing: Presidents' Day Hackers Abound

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Feb 14, 2019 11:04:20 AM

Presidents' Day is on Monday of next week and this isn’t lost on fraudsters and wire-transfer hackers. Once a wire has mistakenly been sent to the bad guy, each minute counts - the longer the delay the greater the chance they’ve been able to transfer your funds to an account that can’t be reached by the FBI. The added holiday adds an automatic delay that works to their advantage and even the most prepared organizations can fall victim.

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Topics: security incident response, FBI, Incident Response, Cybersecurity

From the Front Lines of Malware Detection

Posted by Bryan Prather-Huff on Jan 24, 2019 3:24:18 PM

Everyone has (or should have) an anti-virus solution. It's probably barked at you once or twice for downloading a file from a sketchy website or opening a link from an email you didn't quite recognize. But how does your anti-virus know what programs are bad, and what programs are good?

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Topics: cybersecurity plan, Incident Rsponse, Cybersecurity, Information Security, security incident response, security incident handling, SIEM

7 Things You Need to Establish Your Cybersecurity Plan

Posted by Zach Zaffis on Jul 25, 2018 12:22:00 PM

There’s no silver bullet when it comes to cybersecurity. But there are a few basics that nearly any organization – whether it’s a hospital, school, financial institution, government entity, or manufacturing plant – can put into place to get a start on their cybersecurity plan.

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Topics: security incident response, cybersecurity plan, disaster recovery

Real-Life Lessons Learned About Security Incident Handling

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Jun 28, 2018 8:28:00 AM

Just like one small crack in your foundation can lead to structural issues down the road, one small crack in your cybersecurity program can expose you to much greater risks later.

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Topics: security incident handling, security incident response