Cloud Vector – Cyber Illness, Infection, and How to Contain Them

Infectious Humour Humans have long had strong emotions about the sick, infirm, and deformed. The word monster derives from the Latin word for omen, originating from a time when sick and deformed child...
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The Feedback Loop Inherent in GDPR

GDPR’s “right to be forgotten” has generated some concerning results. The limits and pitfalls of retrieving one’s Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is already creating ripples: being able to o...
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More Than A Meal: Cybersecurity Lessons from the Meals on Wheels National Conference

Each year, Meals on Wheels of America hosts senior nutrition and nonprofit professionals from across the country at their annual conference to convene around one thing: how to better support our senio...
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A Deduction of Errors

Hacking by Design As early as 1994, the concept of security by design was beginning to take shape; anticipating malicious intent and incorporating designs to circumvent or altogether exclude scenarios...
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The 4 Ingredients Needed for Securing Data, First

Creating a tight security plan has in the past few years become a concerning aspect of IT for any business, whether established on the scene or just starting up. Traditional security models bring up i...
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GDPROI

So, in light of the growing frequency of massive breaches—at the time of this writing, Capital One’s 100M-record breach was the most recent—you’ve decided to take responsibility for the relationships ...
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Key Custodians: Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How

I have worked with a lot of customers and, without a doubt, the most important and frequently neglected facet of managing an appliance I see is key custodianship. Often neglected and forgotten about, ...
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Self-Worth: the Cost of Identity

The Weighted Scales of Justice In 2012, BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) of Tennessee paid $1.5M to cover the 2009 breach of 1 million patients’ data—about $1.50 a person. Counting the $17M spent on analys...
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A Token for Your Thoughts on Vaultless Tokenization

In our efforts to fulfill our clients’ growing data storage and security demands, we often research new methods to perform our mission and carefully weigh whether or not these discoveries serve our cl...
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The 4 Most Important Takeaways for Technical Safeguards and Compliance

StrongKey and Smith Anderson Law recently co-hosted a round table discussion on technical safeguards with approximately 20 executives from industries including government, healthcare, software, IT, an...
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