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Data Breach Class Actions Skyrocketed in 2023

- Data Breach Class Actions Skyrocketed in 2023 - Data breach class action lawsuits “exploded” in 2023, according to Duane Morris LLP’s Class Action Review 2024, becoming one of the fastest growing areas of litigation...

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Cyber Risks & Liability: MGM Cyberattack Emphasizes Need for Layered Digital Defenses

MGM Cyberattack Emphasizes Need for Layered Digital Defenses - The odds are stacked in favor of increasingly bold and sophisticated cybercriminals, as MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment learned back in...

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Cyber Update: MGM Cyberattack Emphasizes Need for Layered Defenses

MGM Cyberattack Emphasizes Need for Layered Defenses - The odds are stacked in favor of increasingly bold and sophisticated cybercriminals, as MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment learned this week,...

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Legal Update: SEC Adopts Final Rules for Public Companies’ Cybersecurity Disclosures

- - SEC Adopts Final Rules for Public Companies’ Cybersecurity Disclosures - On July 26, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published final rules to enhance and standardize how companies disclose...

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Cyber Update: Average Data Breach Costs $4.4M

- Average Data Breach Cost Hits All-time High of $4.4M - According to IBM’s annual Data Breach report, the average cost of a data breach reached an all-time global high of $4.45 million, up 2.3% from 2022 and 15.3%...

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Cyber Liability: The Value of Cyber Insurance

- The Value of Cyber Insurance - As cyberattacks become more frequent and costly, it’s crucial for organizations to maximize their financial protection against related losses by purchasing sufficient insurance. Cyber...

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Cyber Liability: 9 Cyber Risk Questions Every Board Should Ask

When a data breach or other cyber event occurs, the damages can be significant, often resulting in lawsuits, and serious financial losses. What’s more, cyber exposures impact businesses of all kinds, regardless of their...

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Cyber Liability: Mobile Device Security Threats and How to Prevent Them

Mobile malware-malicious software designed to gain access to private data on mobile devices-is a growing threat to companies’ cybersecurity. As companies embrace remote work and more employees use their personal devices...

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Cyber Liability: Email Security Best Practices

Since organizations rely heavily on email to communicate and conduct business operations, cybercriminals commonly target email as an entry point to access networks and breach valuable business data. In fact, 94% of...

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Cyber Liability: 10 Essential Cybersecurity Controls

Cyber incidents-including data breaches, ransomware attacks and social engineering scams-have become increasingly prevalent, impacting organizations of all sizes and industries. Such incidents have largely been brought...

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Cyber Liability: Endpoint Detection and Response Explained

Endpoint detection and response (EDR) is a cybersecurity solution that continuously monitors security-related threat information and endpoint data to detect and respond to ransomware and other kinds of malware. It...

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Cyber Liability: The Importance of Two-factor Authentication

As cyber attacks become more and more common, protecting your data is increasingly difficult. In fact, a study from Juniper Research found that by 2023, cyber criminals are expected to steal an estimated 33 billion...

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Cyber Liability: Cyber Hygiene Best Practices

Cyber Hygiene Best Practices - As cyberattacks become more frequent and severe it is increasingly important for organizations to practice good cyber hygiene to minimize their exposure to risk. Cyber hygiene refers to...

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Cyber Liability: Cyber Security for Small Businesses

Cyber Security for Small Businesses - High-profile cyber attacks on companies such as Target and Sears have raised awareness of the growing threat of cyber crime. Recent surveys conducted by the Small Business Authority,...

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Cyber Liability: Hacktivism Explained

Hacktivism Explained - Hackers exploit virtual vulnerabilities to gain access to networks and devices illegally. While most engage in this activity for financial gain, others, called hacktivists, have different...

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Cyber Liability: Jackware Cyberattacks Explained

Jackware Cyberattacks Explained - Ransomware incidents entail cybercriminals compromising their victims’ computers or servers with malware and demanding large payments in order to restore the technology (as well as any...

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Cyber Risks and Liabilities

Penetration Testing Explained - Keeping workplace technology up and running is vital to any organization’s success. While this task seems feasible, it’s growing harder and harder each year as cybercriminals expand their...

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