IT Risk: Making Better Connections Between Smoke and Fire

IT Risk: Making Better Connections Between Smoke and Fire

Adults don’t really like new ideas, and while cyber risk may have been born around the time of the first mainframes, it can still feel new today. CEB reported last month that 66 percent of business leaders don’t understand the cyber security information that goes to the board. This isn’t a failure of business leaders [...]

Understanding New York State’s Cybersecurity Compliance for Financial Institutions

Understanding New York State’s Cybersecurity Compliance for Financial Institutions

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) cybersecurity regulations go into effect today. In this blog post, I’ll share what these regulations mean and the biggest changes that financial services companies can expect over the next several months. As a recap, in late December 2016, the DFS published its revised proposal for cybersecurity [...]

Google Play Apps Infected with Malicious IFrames

Google Play Apps Infected with Malicious IFrames

Recently, we have discovered 132 Android apps on Google Play infected with tiny hidden IFrames that link to malicious domains in their local HTML pages, with the most popular one having more than 10,000 installs alone. Our investigation indicates that the developers of these infected apps are not to blame, but are more likely victims [...]