January 8, 2018

7 Scary Security Predictions (& Resolutions) for 2018

Information security has become a source of fear and uncertainty for many organizations, so this year’s scary security predictions are backed up by recommended New Year’s resolutions. If you’re unsure of how to action this advice, just talk to us. Artificial intelligence (AI) is dead, long live artificial intelligence – AI is an overused term and hard to achieve; the early stages of AI are mostly machine learning and a long way from nirvana. Information […]
January 11, 2017

Implications of the EU GDPR for US companies

Many US companies without EU operations believe they don’t need to concern themselves with European data protection guidelines, such as Safe Harbor, the subsequent Privacy Shield, or the European Data Protection Directive (EDPD). While in some cases that remains true, the new Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is intended to expand and unify data protection for individuals in the EU, and includes broader definitions of data providers and affected citizens. DIRECTIVE vs. REGULATION First, the […]
January 4, 2017

Simple OpSec Resolutions for Outside the Office

The New Year has citizens and organizations alike reviewing their operational security practices; the expectation is that privacy rights will diminish, government surveillance will increase, and yet attacks and breaches will continue unabated.  To protect yourself and to strengthen the human element of your organization, review the below list of 2017 operational security (OpSec) resolutions.  Improving organizational security maturity starts with you. General Hygiene Browse privately: move to Firefox; it’s highly functional and Mozilla doesn’t […]
December 27, 2016

10 Scary Security Predictions for 2017

Given the accuracy of DT’s 2016 predictions, it’s exciting (and unnerving) to present DT’s 10 Scary Security Predictions for 2017. IoT zombie army (the sequel) – from TVs to toasters people are connecting everything to the Internet, a little too carelessly. In 2016 the Internet of Things (IoT) was used as a force-multiplier in DDoS attacks. This was only a dress rehearsal and the attacks will get more sophisticated in 2017. Expect to see: Web […]