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Are You Prepared for a Cybersecurity Breach?

More than 7 million data records are lost or stolen every day and the average cost of a data breach in 2017 in the US was $7.9 million. ...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Radisson Loyalty Program Compromised

Radisson Hotel Group has notified some of its global loyalty program customers that hackers have stolen their personal information, including their names, addresses, email addresses, and in some cases, their employment and...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

SEC Enforcement Division Issues Annual Report: Increase in Enforcement Actions and Focus on Main Street and Cyber-Related Fraud

On November 2, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC or Commission) Division of Enforcement (the Division) released its annual report discussing enforcement-related actions and key initiatives (the...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

SEC Report on Internal Controls, Cyber-security

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Cyber-security has become – or perhaps should be – a key area of concern for every enterprise. The risks are substantial for the firm, its shareholders, executives and customers as recent cases illustrate....more

Newmeyer & Dillion LLP

Can Your Small Business Afford to Risk the Imminent Threat of a Cyber Incident?

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Cybersecurity incidents are occurring on a daily basis and at an increasingly growing rate. Yet, many small businesses still have not obtained adequate (or any) cyber insurance to address these risks and the costly impacts to...more

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

SEC Cautions That Cyber-Related Fraud Could Evidence Failed Internal Accounting Controls

On Oct. 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) released a cautionary report discussing whether certain public companies that had become victims of cyber-related fraud may have violated federal securities...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Can a Cyber Breach Be a Violation of Internal Controls? The SEC Says, ‘Maybe’

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

On October 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a report outlining an investigation conducted by the SEC’s Division of Enforcement related to the internal accounting controls at nine public companies...more

Perkins Coie

SEC 21(a) Report Warns Public Company Email Scam Victims of Bigger Problems Than Stolen Money

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Known by many names, including business email compromise fraud, CEO or CFO fraud, impersonation attacks, or “Man-in-the-Email” scams, cyber-related frauds involving spoofed or otherwise compromised business electronic...more

White & Case LLP

Stop Payment: SEC Investigative Report Highlights Need for Proper Training, Controls to Prevent Cyber-Related Fraud

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The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") decided not to pursue enforcement actions against any of nine publicly traded companies, each of which lost over $1 million when their internal accounting controls failed to...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

SEC Warns Companies of Potential Internal Accounting Control Violations with Business Email Compromise

• The SEC issued guidance in the form of a rare “21(a) report” this week after investigating a series of email frauds impacting 9 unnamed companies. • These email-based frauds, referred to as “CEO scams” or “vendor scams,”...more

Cybint

[Webinar] These Are A Few Of My Scariest Things: Cybercrimes, Dark Web, Ransomware - October 30th, 12:00 pm ET

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Chucky, Pennywise, Freddy Krueger and other ghosts and spooky figures, come out to scare us every Halloween. But, while we celebrate Halloween with these creepy characters, perhaps the most frightening things are real and...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Strategies for Protecting Against Vendor Payment Fraud

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Cybercrime is an ever-increasing threat from which manufacturers are not immune. Although reliable statistics are not available, one particular type of scheme that seems to be on the rise is vendor payment fraud. In cases of...more

Burr & Forman

SEC Sues Blockvest for False Claims of SEC Endorsement of ICO

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On October 3, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission sued Blockvest LLC and its founder Reginald Buddy Ringgold, III for falsely claiming that its initial coin offering had been approved by the SEC. ...more

Cybint

Cybersecurity Workforce: Six Important Stats and Facts You Should Know Before Starting Your Career

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Cybersecurity is now a global priority as cybercrime and digital threats grow in frequency and complexity. However, one of the major setbacks preventing a handle on cybercrime is the cybersecurity workforce shortage and lack...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

OIG Announces New Multidisciplinary Cybersecurity Team

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently announced the creation of a cybersecurity team focused on combating threats within the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), and within the health care industry. ...more

Cybint

Ransomware Works: How To Avoid It

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Recently, a friend of mine called asking for advice. His personal computer had been compromised with ransomware. The attacker was asking for 0.1 Bitcoin, the equivalent to ~640 USD. My friend explained that all of his files...more

Cybint

Closing the Cyber Literacy Gap in Banking is Essential for Combatting Hacks

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When it comes to banking, bad credit is the boogey man – and what keeps consumers and bank executives alike up at night. However, in 2018, we understand that cybersecurity is perhaps the real monster under the bed. What’s...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

U.K. financial regulator issues £16.4 million fine for cyber fraud — and it’s not even GDPR

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The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) on Monday (1 October 2018) fined Tesco Personal Finance plc (“Tesco Bank”) £16.4 million for its failings in relation to a cyber attack in November 2016....more

K2 Intelligence Investigations · Compliance...

A Few Lessons We’ve Learned About Fighting Fraud

Fraud presents a constant threat to companies around the globe—and that risk is growing as perpetrators become ever more digitally savvy and creative in their criminal activities. K2 Intelligence has conducted a multitude of...more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

The Rise of Wire Fraud: Cybercrimes Targeting Money Wired in Real Estate Transactions Increasing

No one can argue that technology has worked wonders in the area of real estate transactions, making these transactions faster, smoother and more accessible. However, thanks to technology these transactions are now exposed to...more

Mitratech Holdings, Inc

Cyberattacks, Fraud and Getting to the Root of it All

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Just how many counts of fraud attacks occurred in the first quarter of 2018? These results from ThreatMetrix uncovered some alarmingly high numbers, including...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Uber Settles Data Breach Case With All 50 State AGs for $148 Million

Last week (September 26, 2018), Uber Technologies Inc. agreed to finish inquiries of all 50 states of its 2016 data breach by paying $148 million in different amounts to all 50 states and the District of Columbia....more

Womble Bond Dickinson

White House Releases National Cyber Strategy: Five Benefits for American Businesses

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“New threats and a new era of strategic competition” have prompted the White House to roll out a new National Cyber Strategy. As identified below, the Strategy contains important priority initiatives that will advantage many...more

Foodman CPAs & Advisors

Cybercriminals are after Tax Professionals and Taxpayer Data

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Cybercriminals are attracted to Tax Professionals’ databases because they can access Taxpayer data and use compromised IP addresses and computers of the Tax Professionals to file a tax return with IRS. ...more

Snell & Wilmer

What Does the New White House Cyber Strategy Do?

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On September 20, 2018, the White House released its new National Cyber Strategy, which details a four-pillar national cybersecurity plan. In a letter to the American people preceding the 26-page plan, President Donald Trump...more

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