Cyber Trends

What is Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)?

What is Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)?

The most important recommendation we give our clients, partners, and insureds is enabling multi-factor authentication (MFA) to prevent cybersecurity incidents. What is multi-factor authentication? MFA is the process of requiring multiple “factors” in order to gain...

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The New Reality: Remote Work Exposes Businesses to Cybercrime

The New Reality: Remote Work Exposes Businesses to Cybercrime

The rapid emergence of COVID-19 has driven an unprecedented level of remote work for corporate enterprises, their employees, teachers, students and even medical professionals as telehealth has become necessary. Even if some worked from home occasionally, most have...

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The Rise in Ransomware During COVID-19

The Rise in Ransomware During COVID-19

I spoke with Steph S from Terbium Labs on “The Rise in Ransomware: What Steps to Take to Reduce Risk and Respond to an Attack” on May 7, 2020. Thanks to those who attended! And for those that didn’t, the recording is available on the Terbium Labs' website. During the...

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Building a Cyber Strategy with Killian Brady

Building a Cyber Strategy with Killian Brady

For our last personal story of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month we’re speaking with Killian Brady, Resilience’s Vice President of Insurance, who reminds us that it always comes down to people, process, and technology (people first!). What brought you to...

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Creating Tools for Resilience with Vic Marchetti

Creating Tools for Resilience with Vic Marchetti

Awareness goes beyond tips so as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Resilience team will be sharing personal stories of how we got our start in cyber insurance and what keeps us passionate about helping our customers! Today we’re chatting with Vic...

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10 Cybersecurity Terms to Build Resilience (Plus a Bonus!)

10 Cybersecurity Terms to Build Resilience (Plus a Bonus!)

Cybersecurity and cyber risk can be both overwhelming and intimidating but they don't have to be. At Resilience, we believe that education and transparency can help level the playing field when it comes to cybersecurity and help everyone - from CISOs to brokers to...

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BlueKeep: We’re Watching

BlueKeep: We’re Watching

The BlueKeep vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) was identified in Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol in May of 2019. This vulnerability, although only present in older versions of Windows is particularly concerning to enterprises because RDP is exposed to the internet...

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Four Steps to Improve Your Cyber Risk Management

Four Steps to Improve Your Cyber Risk Management

The Wall Street Journal recently posted an article on anticipated increases in cybersecurity spending for defensive techniques and tools in 2020. The article captures a disheartening reality considering that small and midsize companies often just buy a tool, rather...

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Black Hat 2019 from the cyber insurance lens

Black Hat 2019 from the cyber insurance lens

Having long lost its “cool” factor to DEFCON, every year Black Hat is turning more and more into the security “trade show” that RSA has long been, but with a threat research and security policy bend. This, however, still makes it much more of a forward looking preview...

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