Incident Response for Hidden Cobra and State-Sponsored Threats

January 5, 2018

In this article, FTI’s Head of Cybersecurity discusses the issued alerts as well as the importance of staying abreast of the most up-to-date intelligence on this front and organizations building a strong incident response programs to deal with emerging risks from Hidden Cobra and threat actors.

The European Union’s Strategy to Face Cyber Threats

December 7, 2017

In this article, FTI’s Alejandro Sánchez discusses the EC’s strategy and its opportunity to improve cybersecurity preparedness, response and recovery throughout the EU to ensure the security of their increasingly digitized society and, therefore, of the digital single market.

Building an Intelligence-Led Cyber Program

December 7, 2017

This webinar covers how to build a proactive program by mapping out the risk landscape and requirements early; how to lead and drive the process, who to involve and what to include; knowing what to prioritize; conducting a vulnerability assessment and identifying your organization’s critical assets; and offers practical tips for making malicious actors’ jobs harder.

Cyber Resilience in 2018: What to Watch

November 27, 2017

In this edition of Cyber Defense Magazine, FTI’s Head of Cybersecurity highlights emerging threats and how organizations should look closely at the top trends expected to hit the cybersecurity landscape in 2018.

Vulnerability Management: A Holistic View

October 30, 2017

In this article, Anthony J. Ferrante discusses some of this year’s biggest cybersecurity incidents and emerging federal policy and legislation around how cybersecurity vulnerabilities are handled through the government’s Vulnerabilities Equities Process (VEP).

Cybersecurity Expertise: From the White House to the C-Suite

September 9, 2017

Anthony J. Ferrante, FTI Consulting’s new Head of Cybersecurity addresses the growing cybersecurity threats affecting U.S. businesses today. As the former Director for Cyber Incident Response at the U.S. National Security Council and the former Chief of Staff of the FBI’s Cyber Division, Ferrante has seen cyber risk evolve from a niche focus of intelligence agencies and IT professionals to a true national-level challenge.

Equifax Breach a Category 4 or 5 Attack

September 11, 2017

Recently, we learned that Equifax was breached via a simple web application weakness, and over 143 million consumers’ records were compromised. These records weren’t salacious emails or leaked Game of Thrones episodes; these were the Social Security numbers, home addresses, and the most sensitive financial data of millions of Americans.

Battening Down for the Rising Tide of IoT Risks

August 22, 2017

This article discusses how IoT has evolved over the last two decades and the security risks that have emerged as a result. It will include a discussion of the key problems with IoT development and regulation, and the most pressing challenges security professionals need to consider when developing programs that include IoT security. The article also shares proactive steps organizations can take to establish or strengthen these programs.

Data Breach Prevention and Information Governance Go Hand-In-Hand

October 30, 2016

Information governance (IG) has a wide range of varying definitions, depending on whom you ask. Some consider it to be an amorphous collection of policies that are difficult to translate into the real world. Others view it as a holistic strategy document, or a series of discrete, tactical projects that implement best practices in data security or storage optimization.