Cybergovernance Journal Update – 12/30/16

by | Dec 30, 2016

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While some strides in cybersecurity mitigation have been made in the past year, organizations as a whole still have much to do to keep threat actors at bay.

2017 — A potluck holiday feast of predictions

Cyberscoop, Dec. 28
It’s that familiar season again — chestnuts roasting on an open fire, sleigh bells jingling … and the usual round of cybersecurity predictions for the new year. We’ve been reading, so you don’t have to…

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Is a Cyber Sarbanes Oxley Imminent?

LinkedIn Pulse, Dec. 27
It’s the end of the year, and we appear to be headed toward stricter and more explicit legislation that will direct how companies and their boards mitigate cyber risk. Have you been tracking the Yahoo story? And the State of New York’s new rules to regulate the cyber practices of financial services institutions?

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Why Yahoo’s Breaches Leave Billions of Users Susceptible to Spying

cyberscoop, Dec. 28
What does it say about 2016’s seemingly endless torrent of cybersecurity catastrophe that news of the unprecedented hack of Yahoo and over 1 billion users is quickly and quietly fading into the background?

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McCaul Calls for DHS Reform, U.S. Cybersecurity Revamp

Bloomberg BNA, Dec. 23
As it stands now, in the event of a cyberattack or other network intrusion on a U.S. company the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Security Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Homeland Security and even the U.S. Army may get involved depending on the specific threat actor…

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Corporate Boards Aren't Prepared for Cyberattacks

Computerworld, Dec. 26
Unless senior executives, corporate boards, and other senior stakeholders get their act together, the threat actors will continue to win.

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Will IoT break the internet in 2016?

cyberscoop, Dec. 28
Could the October attack against internet infrastructure provider Dyn be replicated in the future? Unless something changes radically in the IoT ecosystem, the answer is Yes, and then some.

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