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Va. labs, businesses engineer ways to fight hackers

Excerpt from a Virginia Pilot article where Sera-Brynn’s CEO, Rob Hegedus, discusses Cyber Insurance. http://hamptonroads.com/2015/02/va-labs-businesses-engineer-ways-fight-hackers#Insurance Revolution Compromised iPads. Scheming employees. Those are just two of countless ways a company could be hacked. How is a CEO supposed to sleep? Enter Sera-Brynn, a cyber-risk management firm based in Suffolk. The 4-year-old company leads clients through three… Read more »

Sera-Brynn EVP, Heather Engel, Provides Cybercrime Seminar to Insurance Organization

Heather’s discussion addressed the current cybercrime threatscape, typical going rates for medical records, bank accounts, credit cards and other sensitive information on underground internet hacker forums. Heather also showed actual underground forum activity where this information is being bought and sold. Damages one can expect from a data breach were also discussed. For example, a… Read more »

What You Should Know About the Anthem Breach

By Heather Engel, Sera-Brynn, Executive Vice President As security professionals, we at Sera-Brynn know how challenging it is to keep information secure. A hacker only has to be right once, IT Security has to be right every single time, thousands of times in a single day. As consumers we have a right to information protection,… Read more »

Sera-Brynn Named Among Top Global Cybersecurity Firms

Pay attention to Sera-Brynn. The 4-year-old Suffolk, Va.-based cybersecurity firm earned a spot this week on Cybersecurity Ventures’ inaugural list detailing the top “500 Hot Cybersecurity Companies to Watch in 2015.” Sera-Brynn was the only company from the Commonwealth to break the top 30, according to Cybersecurity Ventures, the Menlo Park, Ca.-based research and market… Read more »

It’s OK to Lie!

Identity theft prevention tip from Sera-Brynn’s CIO, Darek Dabbs: Identity theft is always a major concern. One way to protect yourself from being hacked via identity theft is lying. Yes – Lying. How many websites ask you for personally identifiable information such as your mother’s maiden name, elementary schools or perhaps even the road you… Read more »

28 January is Data Privacy Day – Some Advice Beyond Strong Passwords

Advice from Sera-Brynn EVP, Heather Engel: Be cautious when using public or unsecured Wi-Fi. It’s easy to hijack an unsecure session, and hard for you to tell if the network you just connected to is legitimate and safe. Just assume someone is looking over your shoulder if you’re going to use a public network, and… Read more »