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Jim McFarlin
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The Unexpected Strategic Benefits of Cyber Insurance
James McFarlin Managing any organization's cybersecurity risk in today's environment of rampant cybercrime has become a critical management responsibility in organizations of all sizes. Recent organizations experiencing major losses from cybercrime include ...

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Cyberwarfare Goes Mainstream
After years of operating in the shadows, cyber weapons are making their presence known in conflicts across the globe. An NSA-provided map of the United States depicts more the 600 cyberattacks from China over the past five years, making the nation look like...

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A New Paradigm in Cybersecurity
James McFarlin The wide majority of networks and applications powering American businesses, government agencies and military services are aging legacy systems in which security was not a primary design criteria - perhaps not a criteria at all. With the mass...

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Paris Attacks Tighten US Cyber Options
James McFarlin The drums of war are sounding closer. The barbaric ISIS Paris attacks of November 13th, preceded by the bombings in Lebanon and take down of the Russian airliner over Egypt on top of more than 770 reported ISIS terrorist attacks from 2013 to ...

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Smaller Businesses Under Increasing Cyberattack
The latest data breach investigations study by Verizon showed that 71% occurred in businesses with fewer than 100 employees. Ensuring data security for smaller firms is increasingly a game of 'risk and consequences.' Cyber criminals want personal and financ...

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Cyberattacks Have Consequences
James McFarlin Whether it involves the Office of Personnel Management, the IRS or Department of the Navy, few days go by without news of new cyberattacks against the United States. Perhaps because there are few examples, little is said about the consequence...

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Exploring America's Lack of Cyber Strategy
James McFarlin The emperor's clothes are coming off. A series of high-profile cyberattacks against government agencies are blasting open the true seriousness of the internal weaknesses in America's lack of cyber preparedness. And the world is watching the u...

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OPM Data Breach Symptomatic of US Cyber Weaknesses
James D. McFarlin The list of recent breaches of U.S. government agencies is long and includes organizations such as the Department of Defense, US Army, Securities Exchange Commission, Postal Service, IRS, even the White House. Reported reasons for the succ...

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OPM Data Breach Symptomatic of US Cyber Weaknesses
James D. McFarlin The list of recent breaches of U.S. government agencies is long and includes organizations such as the Department of Defense, US Army, Securities Exchange Commission, Postal Service, IRS, even the White House. Reported reasons for the succ...

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OPM Data Breach Symptomatic of US Cyber Weaknesses
James D. McFarlin The list of recent breaches of U.S. government agencies is long and includes organizations such as the Department of Defense, US Army, Securities Exchange Commission, Postal Service, IRS, even the White House. Reported reasons for the succ...
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