From the Winter 2021 Issue

What You Don’t Know About Ransomware Can be a Risk

Author(s):

-Dr. Michael C. Redmond, Director of Information Security and Risk Management, Redmond Worldwide (Author)

Bradford P. Meisel, Esq., Associate, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP (Co-author)

Diane D. Reynolds, Partner, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP (Co-author)

Dr. Bernard A. Jones, CBCP, Assistant Professor, St. John’s University (Co-author)

Syed Taha Ahmed Jafri, Information Security Specialist, First Women Bank (Co-author)

Ransomware

Unfortunately, organizations continue to suffer debilitating impacts on operations due to both natural and human-made threats. One human-made threat, which continues to top the list of risks that organizations fear the most, is cybercrime. Cybercrime comes in many different forms, with ransomware specifically cited as the preeminent threat that impacts organizations worldwide. The severe ransomware … Read more

From the Fall 2019 Issue

IT Governance to Streamline and Strengthen Your Cybersecurity Posture

Author(s):

-Dr. Michael C. Redmond, Director of Information Security and Risk Management, Redmond Worldwide (Author)

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When Equifax became arguably the first firm to have its outlook downgraded due to the cybersecurity issues recently, the long-term impact of cyber ignorance became amply clear. Today, as organizations are leveraging more and more digital systems of engagement, transactions, and records, the ramifications of an adverse cyber event are getting bigger. The attacks are … Read more

From the Fall 2018 Issue

Cybersecurity Incident Response Planning

Author(s):

-Dr. Michael C. Redmond, Director of Information Security and Risk Management, Redmond Worldwide (Author)

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Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan (CIRP) is a crucial consideration for today’s information technology leadership. Attacks are rising in both frequency and severity. The impact is often severe; organizations are disrupted with resulting downtime losses. Although preventative measures can be taken, not all incidents are stopped. Effective incident response capabilities are necessary to rapidly detect and … Read more