Are Dockless Bikes a Cybersecurity Threat?

February 15, 2018

FTI Consulting’s Anthony J. Ferrante discusses the potential security risks associated with dockless bike services based on the financial and mobility data that such services collect in this CityLab article Are Dockless Bikes a Cybersecurity Threat?

Compass Points: The Perils of Data-Sharing

January 31, 2018

In the wake of security concerns over the Strava app, FTI Consulting’s Head of Cybersecurity, Anthony J. Ferrante comments on the risks associated with other data-sharing technologies, including dockless bike services in this CityLab article.

Cyberspace Triggers a New Kind of Arms Race

February 1, 2018

FTI Cybersecurity’s Anthony J. Ferrante discusses how the internet is fueling the cyber arms race, allowing malicious cyber actors to deliver weaponized tools at an unprecedented scope and scale in this article featured in Signal Magazine.

3 Top Cyber Experts Speaking Out

January 10, 2018

FTI Consulting’s Head of Cybersecurity revealed his top three cybersecurity predictions for 2018 which include learning why a surge in IoT issues, the weaponization of cyberspace, and the emergence of new security requirements top his list of concerns in the cyber arena.

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.

A Look Into the Crystal Ball: Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

December 27, 2017

In this article, FTI’s Head of Cybersecurity comments on cyberspace becoming the new battlefield for modern warfare, the rise in malicious state-sponsored activity, the exploitation of information as a weapon for financial, political and other gain, and urges cybersecurity professionals to be prepared to stay ahead of malicious actors.

Should I Fear the Reaper?

January 17, 2018

In the first of a new series in which FTI Consulting experts answer timely questions about matters affecting business, FTI’s Head of Cybersecurity, Anthony J. Ferrante, offers insight about Reaper, a malware that can lie dormant in corporate computer systems.

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.

Enhancing Cybersecurity with Big Data Analytics

October 2, 2017

Security information and event management (SIEM) systems actively and continuously collect and document security-related events across an organization, providing a security team with alerts about potential threats or vulnerabilities. Such systems are designed to provide a single view across the massive datasets generated daily regarding an organization’s enterprise security, based on parameters defined by an administrator to distinguish between normal and anomalous events.

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.