cybersecurity

Safe Cyber Holiday Shopping

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and with the big day getting closer by the second, we all know that one of the fastest ways to get our holiday shopping done is online from our computers, tablets and smart phones. In fact, retailers are planning on it. A recent report by IHS Global… Read more »

Sera-Brynn remains a top global cybersecurity firm on the Cybersecurity 500 list

Virginia cybersecurity firm Sera-Brynn remains in the Cybersecurity 500’s top position in the state and 13th in the U.S. — as well as no. 16 in the world — on the strength of its continued fast growth and productized services. Sera-Brynn is top among 41 Virginia cybersecurity firms in the Cybersecurity 500 fourth quarter list… Read more »

Sera-Brynn and Kaufman & Canoles discuss DFARS and cybersecurity safeguards for government contractors

Recent high-profile attacks on government agencies highlight the risks federal contractors are taking when they aren’t serious about protecting government information. For Department of Defense contractors, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7012 imposes security safeguards and mandatory reporting requirements on DoD contracting companies. In order to show compliance with DFARS, companies must implement, document,… Read more »

You’ve Been Breached. Now What? Use This Checklist To Start.

You’ve just realized that a cyber hacker has gotten inside your systems, your network. Scared? We understand. Now what? Use this checklist to get started. Once you’ve confirmed a data breach has resulted in a loss of data, it’s time to determine how to notify your customers, employees, and business partners. Ensuring that consumer letters… Read more »

Protecting Your Cell Phones From Hackers

News of cyber attacks consumes the media almost daily. Hackers are targeting businesses to obtain and sell data from personal and organizational computer databases. But what about your mobile device? The Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project found that cell phone ownership among adults has exceeded 90%. Many use them for not only… Read more »

Understanding Cyber Incidents And How To Respond

The scariest thing about a cyber attack on a business is that often employees and owners have no idea they’ve been breached until an outside party (a credit card brand, Federal investigators, or even consumers) brings it to their attention. There are two types of incidents – suspected and confirmed. A suspected incident is known… Read more »

Media Invite: Virginia’s Top Cybersecurity Firm To Kick Off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

In a world that is ever more connected, with the Internet touching virtually every aspect of daily life, cyber threats are lurking in unanticipated places. In recognition of the importance and relevance of cybersecurity to all Americans, October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month as designated by Pres. Barack Obama. To aid members of the media… Read more »

How A Career In Cybersecurity Can Help College Students Pay Off Their Loans

Students who are fretting about paying off their college loans probably aren’t thinking too much about cybersecurity. But they should. Sera-Brynn Executive Vice President Heather Engel will discuss how a career in cybersecurity can pay off for college students at an Oct. 22 conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Engel’s talk is titled, “The Next… Read more »

When cyber thieves hit, Sera-Brynn brings peace of mind

Victim’s testimonial: `We felt like we were putting the right people on the job’ When an executive at an east coast-based real estate firm got a call from her banker one morning in March, terror set in when she was told the firm’s online banking accounts had been breached. To protect the firm, it’s not… Read more »