April 2020 Blog Posts (23)

Increase of the Phishing attacks in the COVID-19 situation

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Novel CoronaVirus is not only posing a grave danger in the real world, but it is also posing a threat to the cyberworld. Cybercriminals are exploiting the public fears about this deadly virus using phishing attacks.

Phishing is a technique used by cybercriminals to send genuine-looking emails and make the user take actions. These actions can be replying with personal information or clicking…

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Added by Venkata Satish Guttula on April 30, 2020 at 4:45pm — No Comments

[Webinar] Collaborated Cyber Defense in Pandemic Times

Key Discussion Points -

- How cyber security teams should collaborate in pandemics

- Your remote employees are now your 3rd parties.

- Quickly achieve security by asking a CISO you know

- How to ask a peer without revealing internal information

- What information is useful to share



About Speakers : Akshat Jain | CoFounder at Cyware Labs…

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Added by CISO Platform on April 30, 2020 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Work From Anywhere Is The New Normal: Challenges & Solutions

Trying times like these requires organization to put their best foot forward for the safety of their employees and to enable business continuity. Work from anywhere in view of lock down and work from home is new normal. While some organizations had remote work enabled  with defined technologies and polices for some years  and are now…

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Added by Smita on April 28, 2020 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Telehealth Benefits and Risks & 10 Healthcare cybersecurity best-practices

The Coronavirus pandemic is changing how people receive healthcare with a shift to more remote diagnosis options being rolled out as a first line of care.  The advantages are many, but as an unfortunate result, healthcare data breaches will begin to spike once again! 

Evolution of Healthcare…

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on April 28, 2020 at 5:30am — No Comments

10 Best Practices for a Secure “Home WiFi” Network

This blog at CISO Platform is written on behalf of Archie Jackson, Senior Director and Head of IT & IS at Incedo Inc.

10 Best Practices for a Secure “Home WiFi” Network

  1. Default Router Password: Access your home WiFi router settings by typing 192.168.1.1 into

    your web browser. Enter the username and password for the router. You may find it on the

    router label. Most of the home WiFi…
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Added by CISO Platform on April 22, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Does Isolation Sacrifice Privacy?

Would you cut & paste your intimate, private details onto Social Media for the world to see?

No?…

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Added by Logan Daley on April 22, 2020 at 4:29am — No Comments

Preventing a Product Security Crisis

The video conference company Zoom has skyrocketed to new heights and plummeted to new lows in the past few weeks.  It is one of the handful of communications applications that is perfectly suited to a world beset by quarantine actions, yet has fallen far from grace because of poor security,…

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on April 18, 2020 at 12:36am — No Comments

Sample Email From CISO to the Board for Preparing for Black Swan Event

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt there is another threat that is rising by the day- the risk of cyberattacks. Work from home will suddenly change the security dynamics both from defense and offense perspective and the world is not prepared for it.

Here is a sample Email from a CISO to the Board:

Hello everybody,

I hope all of you and your family/friends…
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Added by CISO Platform on April 17, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Sample Cyber Security Update For Management (COVID 19)

During the COVID 19 crisis many organizations had to shift to Work From Home in a very short notice. During this time it is very important to keep your management and team members informed. Here is a sample cyber security update for your management during the COVID 19 pandemic.




Sample Cyber Security Update For Management
I wanted to keep you all updated on the progress on cyber security posture of "Your Company" and…
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Added by CISO Platform on April 17, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Work From Home Guidelines for Security (COVID19)

I hope all of you are doing well. As you are aware that as response to Coronavirus Crisis many of us had to transition to work from home.  
The bad news is that Work from home poses unique security threats and challenges. Hackers have already started exploiting the current situation. We must be very cautious. The world is in a crisis and we cannot afford to face another crisis in the cyber world.




Work From Home Guidelines for…
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Added by CISO Platform on April 17, 2020 at 5:00pm — No Comments

3 Steps That CISOs Can Take to Turn Hard Times Into a Blueprint for Success

As the CEO of Zoom, Eric Yuan is certainly one of the beneficiaries of the dramatic shift to remote work that’s occurred in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. His video conferencing platform has become somewhat of a phenomenon virtually overnight, and Yuan has become one of the world’s richest men in the process. So why has April turned into the …

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Added by Pete Thurston on April 16, 2020 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Webinar-Dealing with stress during Covid 19 lockdown -practical strategies and tactics of mindfulnes

As security professionals we understand the importance of building a resilient security program which can not only protect but also detect, respond and recover from a security incident.
 
How about building a resilient mind? How well are you able to detect , respond and recover from a stress? If there was a framework for resilience of mind how would it be? In this session the speaker will share some of the strategies and tactics which can be used in…
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Added by CISO Platform on April 15, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

6 prong strategy from a CISO perspective: Learning from the cyber defense and combating COVID 19 Threat

Always thought of writing this blog, since the COVID-19 menace started literally scaring all of us. For me today is the 10th day of following social distancing, the need of the hour. The 1st week itself was very hectic from work perspective. Enabling people to work from home SECURELY. Easier said than done. Lots of trade-off. In any case Cyber security practice is essentially dealing with trade-offs.” Every one of us, every day of our lives make security trade-off” very aptly told by Bruce…

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Added by Durga Prasad Dube on April 13, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Helping Academia Succeed So Cybersecurity Can Thrive

The future of technology is at risk as there are not enough skilled cybersecurity workers to fulfill the demands for keeping digital technology secure, private, and safe to use.  Some estimates predict there will be over 3 million unfilled positions by 2021.  This shortage undermines security…

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on April 10, 2020 at 11:47pm — No Comments

[Webinar] Upskilling Your Engineers in Cybersecurity while they WFH

Key points of Discussion 

1)- How attackers audit your products

  • What lessons can be learned from them

2)- Why evaluate your engineers via a CTF

  • You will understand the strengths and weaknesses of your team
  • Engineers will understand attack vectors, their ease or…
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Added by CISO Platform on April 9, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Cyber Security Considerations Regarding Telework or Remote Work Options in COVID 19

This blog is posted on behalf of Nilesh Gavali. As organizations prepare for possible impacts of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), many may consider alternate workplace options for their employees. Remote work options—or telework—require an enterprise virtual private network (VPN) solution to connect employees to an organization’s information…

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Added by CISO Platform on April 8, 2020 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Information Security Tips when Working from Home (COVID 19)

These Information Security Tips when Working from Home are posted on behalf of Bhushan Deo, CISO for Thermax Limited

Connection & Access

  1. Avoid connecting to unsecured Wi-Fi / networks for internet.
  2. Use…
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Added by CISO Platform on April 8, 2020 at 3:49pm — 2 Comments

Check list for Work from Home Amidst COVID 19

This is posted on behalf of Ashish Khanna, Assistant Vice President - Corporate IT for EIH Limited (Oberoi Group).

Due to CORONA virus most of the organizations are allowing their employees to work form home.Here is a checklist for work from home amidst COVID-19.

Check list for Work from Home Amidst COVID…

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Added by CISO Platform on April 8, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

[Panel Discussion] Reference Architecture for a Multi-Cloud Environment

At CISO Platform Annual Summit 2020, we had a panel discussion on the topic of Reference Architecture for a Multi-Cloud Environment, including industry stalwart like Harshad Mengle [Future Group] (Moderator), Vijay Bharti [Happiest Minds Technologies] , Dharma Sarangi [Alshaya ], Satyavathi Divadari [News Corp], Kotni Srihari Rao [Reliance Payment Solutions ltd]









Here is the video of…

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Added by CISO Platform on April 8, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

[Panel Discussion] Presenting Security to Your Board and Managing Your Stakeholders

At CISO Platform Annual Summit 2020, we had a panel discussion on the topic of Presenting Security to Your Board and Managing Your Stakeholders, including industry stalwart like Vishwas Pitre [Zensar Technologies Ltd] (Moderator), Yogesh Kumar [Tata Power SED], T D Virwani [Punjab National Bank], Rajiv Nandwani [BCG], Rajesh Krishnamurthy [Sumeru]



Here is the video of what was discussed during the Panel…

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Added by CISO Platform on April 6, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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CISO as an enabler

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Share the instances where you were able to convince the Executive management /board that CISO function is enabler rather then a hindrance.Thanks youMaheshContinue

Has Anyone Evaluated Digital Signature (like Docusign)?

Started by CISO Platform. Last reply by SACHIN BP SHETTY Apr 24. 1 Reply

(question posted on behalf of a CISO member)Has anyone evaluated digital signature (like Docusign), any specific risk/ security areas to be looked into while finalising a vendor? Any and all inputs will be very much appreciated.Continue

What are your strategies for using Zoom in your organization after recent vulnerabilities in news about Zoom platform?

Started by CISO Platform. Last reply by ANAND SHRIMALI May 20. 4 Replies

(question posted on behalf of a CISO member)What are your strategies for using Zoom in your organization after recent vulnerabilities in news about Zoom platform?Related Question: …Continue

[Please Suggest] Corona Virus: Security advisory for work from home

Started by CISO Platform. Last reply by Bhushan Deo Mar 20. 12 Replies

(question posted on behalf of a CISO member)Due to CORONA virus most of the organizations are allowing their employees to work form home.Has any one issued security advisory for work from home ?Continue

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