Cyber Security and Privacy Risks During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has necessitated the creation of a mobile workforce practically overnight. Yet this sudden change raises cyber security and privacy issues that companies must now reckon with. The webinar “COVID-19 Emerging Issues: Managing Cyber Risks of a Remote Workforce and Global Privacy Concerns,” presented by NetDiligence and Arete Incident Response on March 24th, addressed this rapidly evolving reality.

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Business Interruption, Financial Risk and the Internet of Things

A Q&A with Ashwin Kashyap of Symantec

On the long—and growing—list of cyber security concerns that keep risk managers up at night are business interruption due to denial of service attacks and the profound vulnerabilities in the Internet of Things. I asked Ashwin Kashyap, director of product management for Symantec, about these risks, the company’s latest research and what can be done to adequately prepare for potentially costly security breaches and business interruption.

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