From the Labs

Data PrivacyData Protection
August 4, 2020

The Challenge of In-House Data Protection and Privacy

If you are a mid-size or larger business, you have an overworked security team. Those teams have responsibility across dozens of business areas, from executive protections, to cyber defense, to…
Data Privacy
May 8, 2020

The Glass House

—“There is no security without privacy”   April 2020. Globally, everyone who can is working from home. This is a break in history, we are never going back. Old standards…
Data PrivacyData ProtectionInformation Security
April 15, 2020

Security Considerations for Enterprise Remote Access

Remote-access technologies are top-of-mind for most IT professionals now, and remote work is a trend which is likely here to stay for the long term. If you’re looking to update…
Data Privacy
April 3, 2020

The Risks with Increased Use of Virtual Environments

On Wednesday, the FBI released a PSA (I-040120-PSA) on threats associated with the increased use of virtual environments (https://www.ic3.gov/media/2020/200401.aspx). With the massive increase in remote and telework, the attack surface…
Data PrivacyData Protection
December 20, 2019

Not-so-Private Browsing Mode

Have you ever used a "private" browsing window before?  You might know it as "Incognito Mode" in Chrome, “InPrivate” in Edge, or “Private Browsing Mode” in Safari & Firefox.  These…
Global Tracking Data Privacy
December 10, 2019

DNS: Tracking mitigation upended

DNS ad-based tracking gets a boost On 11/22/2019, the co-founder of NextDNS posted an article (https://medium.com/nextdns/cname-cloaking-the-dangerous-disguise-of-third-party-trackers-195205dc522a) addressing 3rd-party tracking capabilities with DNS. If you haven't read it yet, it's worth…
Data PrivacyInformation SecurityRisk and Liability
October 18, 2019

Cyber Liability Insurance: Part of a comprehensive security plan

It seems like every day there is a new story about a data breach and how millions of sensitive user records have been exposed.  The financial and healthcare industries are…
Data Privacy
October 8, 2019

Is your VPN doing everything it promises to protect your privacy?

Commercial VPN services have recently gained widespread popularity and many present themselves as a solution for online privacy.  Some of them even claim to enable anonymous internet browsing. However, as…
Information Security
May 15, 2019

Permanent Impressions – how what you do online defines you forever

Imagine strolling through the mall, visiting several stores, trying on some clothes, and reading a magazine that you picked up at Barnes & Noble while you sip your coffee from…
Data Privacy
May 15, 2019

The Socially Conscious Network

Ginny!" said Mr. Weasley, flabbergasted. "Haven't I taught you anything? What have I always told you? Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it…