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Remote Work Leadership

Prior to COVID-19, many organizations expected a gradual transition of some employees to remote work. Now, faced with a sudden and prolonged shift to nearly 100% remote-work, leaders must build long-term strategies to ensure engaged, productive, and inspired employees. About the Authors Ken Merritt is a Partner and the Practice Lead for DayBlink’s Organization & People […]

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Container Security – A Panacea Becomes a Vulnerability

Containers are helping enterprises develop, deploy, and deliver their applications faster — providing greater agility and efficiency over traditional software development methodologies. While adoption is increasing rapidly, container security challenges are slowing container deployments in production. DayBlink’s latest whitepaper focuses on how to find the highest value and easiest to implement container security initiatives so […]

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Passwords: The Human-defined Firewall

Why using ‘P@55w0rd’ may not be as effective as you think and how to set better passwords. In 2018, British Airways announced that a major security breach had exposed the personal data of 565,000 customers. The airline confirmed that over a two-week period, hackers were able to gain access to names, addresses, email addresses, credit […]

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Thinking Twice Before Using 2FA

Why Two-Factor Authentication is Quickly Becoming Obsolete 2 Factor Authentication (2FA), a form of Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) or Multi-Step Verification, adds another layer of security, supplementing the username and password model with a code that only a specific user has access to (typically sent to something they have immediately to hand). It has quickly become […]

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The Value of Documented Cybersecurity

Leveraging Proactive Documentation as a Cost-effective Solution The latter half of this past decade saw a record number of cybersecurity failures. The biggest breaches had headline-grabbing impacts and heavy financial costs. In 2017, The Equifax hack exposed the personal information of 143 million consumers, and Equifax itself lost $4 billion in stock market value by […]

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The New Cyber Landscape: COVID-19 & Working From Home

With cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) causing a devastating global impact, employees and contractors have been forced into remote working situations to deliver both mission critical and day-to-day tasks. This unprecedented shift to telework has brought cybersecurity to the forefront of enterprise threats and challenges. DayBlink has identified some of the top threats that […]

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Building a Culture of Threat Modeling

The growth and complexity of modern cyber threats has led cyber-forward enterprises to implement practices that predict the techniques of their adversaries. Sophisticated information security teams are increasingly adopting proactive measures to understand the landscape of potential security threats and adapt accordingly. What is a Threat Model Threat modeling is a structured approach for reviewing […]

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Mitigating Business Email Compromise Risk: Tax Season Security Tips

    ABOUT THE AUTHORS Martin Badinelli is a Consultant within DayBlink’s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. Michael Morgenstern is a Partner and Practice Lead of DayBlink’s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence and is based in the Vienna, Virginia office 

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Navigating the California Consumer Privacy Act

Passed into California law on June 28th, 2018, the CCPA is the strongest privacy legislation enacted in any state at the moment, giving more power to consumers in regards to their personal data. At its core, it aims to provide consumers with the right to know what information businesses collect about them, to tell a […]

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Maintaining Cybersecurity After the Zappos Appeal

In 2012, online footwear company Zappos suffered a data breach impacting roughly 24 million consumers which resulted in a class action lawsuit. During the litigation, the District Court of Nevada dismissed certain claims for lack of Article III standing on the basis that the consumers merely alleged a risk of potential harm resulting from the […]

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