Category Archives: Cyber Risk

Cyber Risk – where to begin for small & mid-size firms

Visiongain estimates that the 2015 worldwide spend on cybersecurity solutions at $75.4B. Gartnerestimates project that spend to exceed $100B in 2018. Despite the continuing investment there is no evidence that a precipitous drop in the number of cyber incidents, nor … Continue reading

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Economic Implications of CISA and Sovereign Data Privacy

The European Union Data Protection Directive protects how personal information of EU citizens is collected, used, and retained. It prohibits the transfer of personal information to countries outside the EU that do not have similar standards and policies in place. … Continue reading

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The Unintended Consequences of Encryption ‘Backdoors’

For those vested in the integrity of web commerce, there is a must read blog post by Matthew Green, a cryptographer and professor at Johns Hopkins University: http://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2015/12/on-juniper-backdoor.html If you are too busy, at least read my summary. Juniper Networks recently posted a … Continue reading

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