Maureen McCormick

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Stop Malicious Attacks.  Introducing Machine Learning Driven Cybersecurity.

Posted by Maureen McCormick on Feb 10, 2017 4:03:42 PM

Based on Ponemon Institute research, feedback from over 300 participating companies, the average total cost of a data breach increased from $3.79M to $4M and the number one root cause of data breaches was malicious or criminal attacks.  There are hundreds of other IT Security stats just as discouraging, but one thing is consistent across all of these studies; traditional prevention tactics are not enough.  Advanced attackers are relentless and their methods evolve faster than legacy technology.

What are the options?

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RSAC 2017: Five Must-Dos at This Year's Big Event

Posted by Maureen McCormick on Feb 6, 2017 11:46:03 AM

Did you feel that rumble?  No, it wasn’t an earthquake.  There it is again.  It seems to be coming from the Moscone Center.  Wow, all the hustle and final preparations for the RSA Conference is certainly making a ruckus!

In one week, thousands of IT Security Professionals invade … I mean … travel to the City by the Bay looking to fulfill their cybertech hopes and dreams.  It’s the event where the greatest tech minds come together to network, teach and learn about new solutions.  And let’s not forget, it’s the event that has the best chachkies! 

RSAC 2017 is finally upon us!  Here are five things to keep in mind during the conference.  Enjoy!

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Best-of-Breed Deception Technology Gets Nod from Microsoft Ventures

Posted by Maureen McCormick on Jan 24, 2017 4:02:48 PM

Cybersecurity start-ups have seen a slowdown from investment firms.

Based on an article published by Fortune, private investors pumped $3.3 billion into 229 cybersecurity deals in 2015, according to data from CB Insights.  But the slowdown of funding started to build early last year and investments became extremely difficult to secure in the second half of 2016.   Investors are looking for unique solutions with a broad range of products and services.  

Today, we’re proud to announce a strategic investment by Microsoft Ventures.

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New Cyber Thefts: Global Banks in the Crosshairs

Posted by Maureen McCormick on Dec 14, 2016 9:02:12 AM

Cyber criminals continue to coordinate advanced attacks on banks and financial institutions.  An exclusive Reuters news alert confirms new cyber thefts and advanced hacking techniques have been uncovered and a letter from SWIFT reported, “We unfortunately continue to see cases in which some of our customers’ environments are being compromised.”

Prediction:  In 2017, well orchestrated and targeted attacks on global inter-banking networks will continue to rise due to the sophistication of cyber attackers, outdated systems and new inspected security controls not expected until January 2018.

How can financial institutions combat against these well funded, targeted threats?  Read on to learn more …  

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