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IoT Alert: Your Roomba is Sending Out Maps of Your Facility

July 27, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

Cyber risks from the Internet of Things can come from some surprising places. The latest potential threat: your trusty Roomba may be sending out information on your floor plans while it’s sweeping up. The 900 series of Roomba vacuum has a “Clean Map Report” feature, which teaches it how to improve its movements by telling […]

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LeakerLocker: Al Berman on the Latest Ransomware Headache

July 20, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

Add another version of Ransomware designed to attack Android mobile devices. LeakerLocker, unlike Wannacry and that family of ransomware, does not encrypt your devices data, it simply creates an unauthorized backup of your phones information.  It then threatens to reveal some embarrassing and/or sensitive information if the data owner does not pay a modest ransom […]

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Register Now for DRI’s Free Cyber Risk/IoT Webinar Aug. 9!

July 20, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

  DRI’s next webinar, coming Aug. 9 at 2:00 p.m. ET, tackles the much-requested subject of cybersecurity and the Internet of Things (IoT)! We all know that the risk is real — everyday objects are increasingly able to send and receive data. But do you know what compromised “smart” devices — like baby monitors or […]

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Study: Business Continuity Programs Save 39.5% in Daily Data Breach Costs

July 13, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

For those organizations still wondering if business continuity plans are really worth the effort: companies with a BCM program see a 39.5% reduction in the daily cost of a data breach versus those without one – a difference of about $1,655 per day! This comes from a global study of 1,900 representatives from 419 companies. […]

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United Nations Publishes 2017 Global Cybersecurity Findings

July 13, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

The United Nations has released the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index, measuring the commitment of 193 member states. Overall there are signs of improvement and strengthening across the board – but there are a few key areas of struggle. The Index measures 25 indicators across five pillars: legal, technical, organizational, capacity building, and international cooperation The […]

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Thunderstorms, Flooding and Wildfires Caused Worldwide Havoc in June

July 13, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

Among the worst of June’s damaging severe weather: fast-moving thunderstorms in the Midwestern U.S., damaging homes and businesses with wind and hail, leading to losses of at least $3 billion USD. June’s Catastrophe Recap details several outbreaks of severe weather worldwide. In the U.S., the most significant damage came from a series of fast-moving thunderstorms […]

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Resilience in London for 2nd Annual BANG Symposium

July 6, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

Congratulations on the success of the second annual Business And National Government (BANG) Symposium, hosted at the historical venue of One Moorgate Place, London, on June 30. This year’s symposium theme was “Financial Sector” and “Europe,” covering industry vision, legislation and regulation, and standards and professionalism. DRI International was a platinum sponsor for the event, and […]

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Al Berman’s Reputational Risk Lessons –From Wells Fargo to Uber

June 30, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

Organizations are constantly trying to measure reputational risk. Perspectives range from “any publicity is good publicity” to “no publicity is good publicity.” The real issue is not the amount of negative actions or comments that bring attention to an organization’s reputation, but rather the tangible impacts upon the organization resulting from the reputational damage. The […]

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IT Survey: Security Spending on the Rise while BCM Spending Lags

June 30, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

It’s no shock that with the constant barrage of incoming cyber threats, IT departments are boosting their spending on security. But is all that spending in one area hurting business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities down the line? According to data from Computer Economics’ annual benchmarks study, IT departments in all sectors are placing their […]

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The Petya Cyberattack – Ransom or Sabotage?

June 30, 2017 Leave a comment dridrive

Europe and the U.S. are still getting a handle on Petya, the latest massive cyberattack, as new information suggests it wasn’t a financial shakedown like last month’s WannaCry malware – it may have been part of larger cyber warfare. Analysis of the Petya attack (AKA NotPetya and Nyetya) showed the Ukraine suffered most of the damage, […]

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