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Proposed SEC Cyber Rules — What Security Organizations Need to Know

The SEC recently announced proposed cyber rules affecting registered investment advisers and funds, the first guidance since 2018. The proposed rule, “Cybersecurity Risk Management, Strategy, Governance, and Incident Disclosure” helps by becoming more prescriptive in the newly proposed rules. The SEC is addressing observed shortcomings in incident reporting practices that range from incidents not being […]

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Summary of the January 2022 Memo on Federal Zero Trust Strategy

Given the vast amount of data the United States maintains, the federal government has a unique responsibility to secure its own IT infrastructure to minimize the potential harm from a cyber intrusion. With persistent and inventive threats from bad actors in mind, the Biden Administration announced it is moving toward a Federal Zero Trust Architecture […]

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Technical Controls as a Driver of Cyber Culture

Most sophisticated cybersecurity organizations have embraced technical controls as a management mechanism. Some organizations have even begun mandating their adoption. Forced technical controls, if integrated appropriately into the culture, can dramatically increase cyber defense capabilities as well as combat employees’ inherent resistance to change. While proactively initiating change may seem counterintuitive to creating a strong […]

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Prevent and Detect Lateral Movement: How Organizations Can Adopt Guidance from the NSA & CISA’s “Security Guidance for 5G Cloud Infrastructure”

This October, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published the first of a four-part series of position papers called “Security Guidance for 5G Cloud Infrastructure.” The first part, “Prevent and Detect Lateral Movement,” outlines five actions to prevent threats while building and hardening 5G cloud infrastructure. Although this position paper is specifically […]

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Attracting and Retaining Talent through Career Empowerment

For the first time in nearly two decades, it is a job seeker’s market, and organizations are scrambling to reassess compensation packages and working arrangements to accommodate shifting employee priorities, win in the battle for talent, and avoid the “Great Resignation.” Fewer companies, however, have focused efforts on the longer-term strategies that are critical to […]

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Is Zero Trust Attainable If You’re Not Google?

Zero Trust as a concept has become almost fashionable, if not perceived to be routine, with the consequence of setting an unrealistic expectation that it is a table-stakes capability for any organization serious about cybersecurity. In part this is driven by the natural erosion of the security perimeter as more users work from anywhere and […]

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Corporate Diversity and Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement – A Look Back

Over a year after the murder of George Floyd and the rapid rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, we reflect on how large corporations have – or have not – adapted to changing expectations. Within the bounds of the legal system, George Floyd’s murder was acknowledged with his murderer’s conviction and the erection of […]

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Transforming Financial Operations to Account for Increased Employee Turnover

Companies of all sizes are facing the reality of increased employee turnover, requiring departments to do more work with less help. In our latest one-pager from DayBlink’s Finance Transformation group, read about what steps Finance can take to effectively manage these challenging times. About the Authors Phillip Carrington is a Consultant within DayBlink’s Financial Transformation Center of […]

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Driving DEE&I Outcomes with Data Analytics

Organizations generally recognize the strategic importance of Diversity, Equality, Equity, and Inclusion (DEE&I), but often struggle to drive tactical change in this space without analytical controls and frameworks to drive and monitor progress. Learn more about the analytical methods business leaders should implement to drive meaningful change within the workplace, in DayBlink’s latest insight About […]

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A Brief Analysis of the May 2021 Cybersecurity Executive Order

In response to the recent ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, the Biden administration recently issued an executive order on “Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity.” This document addresses a series of ongoing cybersecurity concerns brought to light by the recent ransomware attack. The latest insight from DayBlink’s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence provides a brief summary and analysis […]

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