security-assessment

4 Steps for Getting a Handle on Your Organization's Security Posture as a New CISO

You just signed on as CISO. Congratulations. Now you can expect to be deluged with security emergencies and unresolved issues from your predecessor while you're getting to know and building credibility with your team. Meanwhile, cyberattackers are still pounding at the door. All of these immediate[...]

Seeing the Unseen: Detecting and Preventing the Advanced Persistent Threat

In the last few years, APT attacks conducted by individual cybercriminals, organized crime and state-sponsored groups have become prevalent and sophisticated, bypassing standard security controls such as

The Top Cybersecurity Trends from 2018 and Predictions for 2019

As this year is coming to a close, we look back at the year in review. In 2018, cybercriminals succeeded to carry out a larger number of cyberattacks and data breaches than any previous year.

Unpatched vulnerabilities provide an open door for Cybercrooks

Knock knock, whose there? A Cybercrook is exploiting known vulnerabilities to penetrate the organization for an easy picking.

SOX Compliance Now Includes Cybersecurity

SOX Compliance Includes Cybersecurity - Let Cymulate Help You To Navigate The Waters The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (known as SOX) went into effect in 2002 to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors and fraudulent practices of organizations. It was also tailored to improve the[...]

Cyberattacks Are Evolving, and So Does Cybersecurity Technology

Organizations of all shapes and sizes are fighting the war against cyberattackers. As we have seen in recent years, cyberattacks are becoming more and more sophisticated, which makes it harder to detect and mitigate them. As cyberattacks evolve, so does security technology and the security[...]

How to Approach the Demanding 23 NYCRR 500 Regulation

In March 2017, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a new regulation, the much discussed 23 NYCRR part 500. Considered to be one of the harshest cybersecurity regulations ever to impact companies, it consists of a new set of standards and requirements for banks,[...]

How Cymulate Assists With ISO 27001 Certification and Compliance

The ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards was developed to help organizations with keeping their information assets secure. Of all the ISO 27000 standards, ISO 27001 is the best-known. It is a specification for an information security management system (ISMS), which is a framework of policies and[...]

Cymulate Can Help You Comply With GDPR

On May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation will come into force. It is the brainchild of ENISA (the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) to stem the increasing number of reported data breaches, especially those relating to online systems and services. As the[...]

Helping Healthcare Providers To Keep Their Data HIPAA Compliant

During the first half of 2017, cybercrooks were at it again. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the sad balance stands at 149 breaches affecting a total of nearly 2.7 million individuals.