Cybersecurity Weekly: 2.3.23

This week’s top picks in Cybersecurity-focused news coverage…

Ethics & Compliance: Let’s Talk About Cybersecurity 

“This post focuses on the importance of developing and implementing practical Information Security policies and procedures within your organization as well as the ethical and legal obligations you have to protect your organization’s sensitive data.” READ MORE

How To Effectively Communicate Cybersecurity Best Practices To Staff 

“Cybersecurity isn’t the sexiest topic for employee communications. In fact, it’s fair to say that most employees’ eyes glaze over when they see or hear “security.” But organizations that get it right — and get employees engaged — can create the change that’s needed to protect their systems and data.” READ MORE

Why Zero Trust Works When Everything Else Doesn’t 

Zero trust is an abstract security model based on four broad principles: 1. Verify every person and device each time it attempts to access network resources. 2. Assume a ‘default deny’ posture. 3. Microsegment networks into small zones, each of which requires full authentication to access. 4.Real-time, continuous monitoring for breaches and anomalous behavior. READ MORE

Phishing Attacks Are Getting Scarily Sophisticated. Here’s What To Watch Out For

“Many of the malicious links are designed to look like commonly used cloud software and collaboration tools, including OneDrive, Google Drive, and other file-sharing platforms. In one case, the attackers even set up a Zoom call with the victim then sent a malicious URL in the chat bar during the call. They’ve also created multiple characters in the phishing thread (all controlled by the attackers) to add the appearance of legitimacy.” READ MORE

Does Cyber Insurance Cover What You Think It Does? What In-House Counsel Need to Know 

“Cyber insurance is a burgeoning and growing market, with some predictions estimating its value at about $20 billion worldwide by 2025. In general, cyber insurance can cover a range of cyber threats, from data breaches to email compromise scams to ransomware attacks. Policies should help victimized organizations recoup the cost to restore data lost in a breach, loss of income due to business interruptions, and even certain legal expenses.” READ MORE



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