Read an interview with Michael Chertoff, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and current Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of The Chertoff Group.
In the annual 2014 DHS’s inspector general report, it was found that the department is still having trouble incorporating its 22 separate components into a “single, cohesive organization capable of fulfilling a broad, vital, and complex mission.’’
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is the latest federal organization to be hacked. Four websites operated by the organization, who manages the weather satellites that provide data to the National Weather Service among other responsibilities, we’re hacked and disrupted “leading to down-time by weather satellites.”
Click here for a ISO-Hanover Research Survey gauging insurance industry interest in cyber security and the prevalence of cyber security policies.
Curious about the trends that are shaping the cyber insurance market place? Advisen’s Cyber Liability Insurance Market Trends Survey is intended to shed light on the trends and growth potential for data breach and privacy cyber insurance products in the US.
White House Cyber Czar (director for cybersecurity on the White House National Security Council), Ari Schwartz, recently stated that by 2020, “we’re going to be well on our way to everyone having cyber insurance as just a basic set of insurance, just like property insurance.”
Here is a PricewaterhouseCoopers report on how cyber insurance can be used to help manage the increasing scope, severity, and costs of cyber-attacks.
Click here for a valuable white paper compiled by the Insurance Information Institute about the effects data breaches have on the cyber risk landscape.