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What #BoycottNRA means for companies

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March 5, 2018

What #BoycottNRA means for companies

In the wake of the most recent mass shooting, business leaders are taking the place of politicians as the voice […]

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FCA Puts Healthcare in DOJ Crosshairs

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October 24, 2017

FCA Puts Healthcare in DOJ Crosshairs

Media coverage of violations under the False Claims Act– a regulation guiding corporate behavior enacted back in 1863 – may […]

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How to Respond to a Cyber Attack

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September 20, 2017

How to Respond to a Cyber Attack

By Paul Ferrillo Intelligent responses depend on three elements: 1) Incident Response Planning 2) Business Continuity Planning 3) Crisis Communication […]

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For the Airline Industry, An Age of Permanent Crisis

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September 5, 2017

For the Airline Industry, An Age of Permanent Crisis

U.S. airline revenue and profits continue to climb. Most carriers, like United, have made the calculation that, in an oligopolistic […]

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What Does it Mean to Be “Built Ford Tough?”

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August 1, 2017

What Does it Mean to Be “Built Ford Tough?”

In what surely could’ve been a blow to automobile ad campaigns everywhere, a New York federal judge saved the day […]

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Petya: An Effective Money-Making Scheme?

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July 27, 2017

Petya: An Effective Money-Making Scheme?

Over the last few years, hackers have worked hard to solidify themselves as trustworthy. The effectiveness of a ransomware attack […]

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WannaPrep?

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May 18, 2017

WannaPrep?

Reverberations from WannaCry, the global ransomware attack, are still being felt – a full week after it was first detected. […]

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Fixing the Federal IT Mess Before it is Too Late

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May 8, 2017

Fixing the Federal IT Mess Before it is Too Late

Let us take a headcount of recent events: the attack on the Ukraine™’s electric grid, a LinkedIn data dump as […]

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Shared Responsibility in Cybersecurity

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April 4, 2017

Shared Responsibility in Cybersecurity

What is the Private Sector™’s Cybersecurity Role? By George Platsis and Paul Ferrillo The safety of the Internet is at […]

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Crisis on the Homefront

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January 19, 2017

Crisis on the Homefront

The list of companies that have been publicly chastised by President-elect Trump (likely President Trump, by the time you read […]

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American Airlines Targeted for Discriminatory Food Allergy Policy

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January 17, 2017

American Airlines Targeted for Discriminatory Food Allergy Policy

American Airlines is in the crosshairs of food allergy issues, but not for offering peanuts to passengers. And the Department […]

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New Year, New Hacks

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January 12, 2017

New Year, New Hacks

Retailers, social networks, health care providers and insurers…Each has taken its turn as a favorite target for cyber criminals. Over […]