Cybersecurity

DOJ Will Use False Claims Act to Target Cybersecurity Fraud

On October 6, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced the launch of the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative. The DOJ will utilize the False Claims Act (FCA) to pursue cybersecurity related fraud by government contractors and grant recipients.  The False Claims Act was enacted during the Civil War to stamp out fraud…
Read More

2020 News in Review

Week Ending December 28  ICO Warns SolarWinds Victims to Report Breaches  The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a warning to organizations compromised by the SolarWinds breach. The breach, which was carried out by Russian hackers, affected more than 18000 organizations worldwide. ICO requires UK data controllers subject to NIS regulations to report…
Read More

What We Can Learn From the SolarWinds Breach

SolarWinds, a network management software company, found itself the direct victim of an insidious malware breach last week that had been in the works for months. The hack involved the installation of malware onto an updated version of their software, which was downloaded by over 18,000 customers, including approximately 421 Fortune 500 companies–and large swaths…
Read More

ADCG names Sowmya Kandregula to Advisory Board

The Association for Cyber and Data Governance, a professional association that provides data governance, data privacy, data protection, and cyber compliance information and education to professionals in the financial services industry, has appointed  Sowmya Tejha Kandregula to the Advisory Board Member effective immediately. Sowmya Tejha Kandregula, a senior data governance leader with over 14 years of…
Read More

ADCG names Recognized Cyber Risk Expert, Jody R. Westby, to Advisory Board

The Association for Data and Cyber Governance announced the appointment of Jody R. Westby to its Advisory Board. “Jody Westby is someone to be reckoned with in the field of cyber risk and cyber governance as one of the world’s leading authorities on these subjects. In the early days of a global awakening to cybercrime,…
Read More

ADCG names OSINT expert, Sandra Stibbards to Advisory Board

Sandra Stibbards, a respected investigative and intelligence expert in diverse subjects such as financial fraud, competitive intelligence, counterintelligence, business espionage, intellectual property, online vulnerabilities and other areas, has been named to the Advisory Board of the Association for Data and Cyber Governance. “We are delighted to have the expertise and guidance of a seasoned professional…
Read More
Social Distancing And Cybersecurity

Best Practices for Cybersecurity During Social Distancing

It’s unusual that a cybersecurity news organization has the chance to report on a biological virus instead of a software virus. But here we are. The rapid-fire spread of COVID-19 has turned the world on its head, and it’s safe to say that a lot of changes are in store for the foreseeable future. While…
Read More
Back To Top