April 9, 2019 | Corsica Technologies

GLBA: Proposed Changes

On March 5th, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed amendments to the Safeguards Rule and Privacy Rule under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”).  These amendments are significant in several ways. However, the most impactful will be the changes to the Safeguards Rule which governs the information security programs of financial institutions. Proposed Revisions Until now, the […]

April 5, 2019 | Corsica Technologies

Demystifying Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

With all the talk surrounding cybersecurity, it is easy for the owner of a small business to be overwhelmed.  The good news is that you don’t have to feel overwhelmed.  While there are no magic bullets, using a layered approach to securing your network is still the most effective way to protect it. Below is […]

March 28, 2019 | Corsica Technologies

Supply Chain Attacks

Supply chain attacks are on the rise and putting many companies at risk. Microsoft and F-Secure Service Technology have provided statistics that show these types of attacks are on the rise and are causing billions of dollars in losses to global firms. Maersk Shipping was hit by NotPetya through the injection of the malware into […]

March 20, 2019 | Corsica Technologies

10 Signs Your Office 365 Account May Be Hacked

Account takeover has skyrocketed in the past year, partially because phishing emails continue to evolve and many organizations simply lack the tools to monitor unusual account behavior with cloud services.  Below is a list of signs your Office 365 account may be hacked.   Unusual Activity   If you notice suspicious activity like missing or […]

March 20, 2019 | Corsica Technologies

10 Signs Your Office 365 Account May Be Hacked

Email phishing is one of the most common ways accounts are hacked. The number of compromised accounts continues to rise as hackers are utilizing more advanced techniques and many organizations lack the necessary tools to monitor unusual account behavior. Here are 10 signs that will help you recognize if your account has been hacked. 1. […]

March 1, 2019 | Corsica Technologies

Does Security Monitoring Make You More Secure?

Recently, I was asked, “Does security monitoring make you more secure?” Aside from the obvious qualitative benefits, this question immediately prompted my curiosity to see exactly how much risk is reduced. As a provider of security monitoring services, we are in a unique position to provide quantifiable results to this question using data spanning a […]

February 26, 2019 | Corsica Technologies

South Carolina Insurance Data Security Act: A Guide to Compliance

Effective as of January 1, 2019, the South Carolina Insurance Data Security Act (the “Act”), (2017 S.C. Act No 171, R. 184, H. 4655), was signed into law on May 3, 2018 by Governor Henry McMaster.  This made South Carolina the first state in the nation to pass legislation modeled on the National Association of […]

February 15, 2019 | Corsica Technologies

GDPR Data Protection Guide

In a previous article, I reviewed several critical GDPR requirements.  In this article, I want to discuss the Data Protection mandate Data Protection is Your Responsibility GDPR requires organizations to implement “appropriate” technical and organizational measures to protect data and detect data breaches.  Instead of defining acceptable security controls, GDPR uses this tricky term to […]

February 8, 2019 | Corsica Technologies

GDPR Information

GDPR, 4 four little letters that spell BIG headaches for American companies that do business or partner with companies overseas.  It should be a serious concern for these organizations, and it doesn’t look like it is going away anytime soon.  If you need proof, just ask Google which was fined $57 million for breaching GDPR […]

February 8, 2019 | Corsica Technologies

6 Reasons Why Businesses Should Upgrade to Windows 10

In less than a year, January 14, 2020, four of Microsoft’s operating systems will be reaching their End of Life: Windows Server 2008 R2, Exchange 2010, Windows SBS 2011, and most notably, Windows 7. Meaning, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates, customer service, or even technical support for those products. They will still be […]