Cyber Insurance – An Essential Cybersecurity Tool

Cybersecurity insurance protects businesses against targeted attacks and even the occasional misplaced laptop containing confidential material. If your company has employees or handles sensitive client information, you are vulnerable. The best cyber insurance strategy takes a three-pronged approach: prevent, detect, and mitigate risk. This includes educating all levels of the […]

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Secure Cyber Defense Helps Local Girl Scouts Earn New Cybersecurity Badge

The new cybersecurity badge, introduced in partnership with Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital aimed at Junior Girl Scouts ages 9-11-year-olds, helps them to become more aware of online safety. The new badge focuses on teaching girls about protecting their personal information, cyberbullying, privacy and security and online safety.  Secure Cyber Defense […]

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Preparing for the Unexpected

At an event sponsored by Coolidge Wall and hosted by the Dayton Business Journal, area businesses and experts discussed how best to prepare when disaster strikes. The panel included Andrew Schwartz, Corporate Counsel of Lion Group, Jamie Williams, President of Miami Valley Packaging Solutions, Jeff Lightner, President and CEO of […]

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Top 10 Cybersecurity Risks for Businesses

A growing number of cybersecurity threats has the information security industry on high alert. More sophisticated cyberattacks have been aimed at the data and assets of corporations, governments, school systems, and financial institutions. Read on to learn about the top 10 risks. Adding to the threat, the cybersecurity industry continues […]

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Third-Party Suppliers Need Updated Cybersecurity

Third-party and supply chain partners are often the weak link in cybersecurity programs. With weaker security measures, supply chain partners are a favorite target of attackers to gain access to larger organizations. Because of this vulnerability, larger organizations are instituting more comprehensive cybersecurity requirements for all third-party suppliers.  According to […]

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Ransomware Attacks Increase at Alarming Rate

Ransomware attacks have more than doubled this year. This increase is particularly concerning as Cybercriminals turn to powerful new forms of file-locking malware and destructive system tactics to conduct attacks that are more lucrative than ever before. Ransomware has grown to be one of the biggest problems on the web. […]

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Fully Integrate Cybersecurity Approach to Close Your Cybersecurity Gaps

“At Secure Cyber Defense, we prefer to examine the entire cybersecurity landscape.  Before examining systems and hardware, first and foremost organizations need a fundamental understanding of the cybersecurity risks to their systems, equipment, data, and networks,” says CEO Shawn Waldman. Understanding the business’ structure, compliance requirements, the resources that support […]

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Secure Cyber Defense Addresses Equifax Breach

In response to the recent Equifax data breach and its $700 million settlement, The Dayton Daily News spoke with Secure Cyber Defense CEO Shawn Waldman. Waldman share his insights about the impact of the breach and steps consumers should take to protect their finances and the security of their identities […]

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