A Closer Look at the 2016 Cyber Claims Study

 Guest Author: Dane Greisiger

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A Q&A with Patrick Florer and Heather Goodnight-Hoffmann

The annual NetDiligence® Cyber Claims Study examines reported claims by leading insurers to assess the true costs of data breaches. As we unveil the 2016 study, I spoke with Patrick Florer and Heather Goodnight-Hoffmann of Risk Centric Security who compiled the data and analyzed its results.

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Mitigating Phishing Threats

A Q&A with Bob Bell and Luke Emrich of RSM US; Sudhir Bhati of Symantec; and Ondrej Krehel of LIFARS

Once a crude way for hackers to gain access to sensitive data, phishing attempts have now become increasingly sophisticated and more commonplace. Most concerning, this attack vector relies almost completely on human error, making it a difficult challenge to stamp out. We spoke with several experts—Bob Bell and Luke Emrich of RSM US, Sudhir Bhatti of Symantec and Ondrej Krehel of LIFARS—about how organizations can better arm themselves to avoid phishing scams. Their recommendations fell into three basic categories: training, technology and a combination of training and monitoring.

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