Hashtag: #CyberSecurity

Protecting Personal Information: You Prepared?

Protecting Personal Information: You Prepared?

As cybercrime stories continue to grab headlines around the world, with each high profile hack and data breach, the protection of personal information remains a major concern for businesses in Bermuda. As personal information becomes an increasingly valuable business asset, data protection and cybersecurity are no longer just IT concerns; increasingly,... Read more of this article

Advisory: Petya Ransomware Variant Outbreak

Advisory: Petya Ransomware Variant Outbreak

The Ministry of National Security is today [June 27] advising that a new variant of Petya ransomware, also known as Petwrap, is spreading rapidly due to the same Windows SMBv1 vulnerability that the WannaCry ransomware abused. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government’s Cybersecurity Working Group has been monitoring the concerns, and has... Read more of this article

CCS Group Becomes Cylance MSSP Partner

CCS Group Becomes Cylance MSSP Partner

CCS Group Limited today [June 26] announced that it has become an official Managed Security Services Provider [MSSP] partner with Cylance Inc, the company that revolutionized traditional antivirus with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats. A spokesperson sai, “As a Managed Security... Read more of this article

KPMG: Bermuda & Caribbean Cyber Security

KPMG: Bermuda & Caribbean Cyber Security

A multiregional survey by KPMG indicated that Bermuda is slightly more prepared against cyber security threats in relation to its Caribbean counterparts. The analysis found that 15% of Bermuda based companies defined Cyber Security as a boardroom responsibility, compared to 11% across the region, and 20% globally. KPMG’s Cyber Benchmark Survey compared... Read more of this article

Fitch: Demand For Cyber Insurance To Increase

Fitch: Demand For Cyber Insurance To Increase

The slew of recent ransomware attacks in over 150 countries reveals the widening scope of corporations’ cyber risk exposures, which is likely to increase demand for related insurance protection, Fitch Ratings says. “Insurers are in a unique position to assist customers in addressing the cyber threat. However, a cautious approach to adding cyber... Read more of this article

Ransomware Virus: Ministry Urges Vigilance

Ransomware Virus: Ministry Urges Vigilance

Following Friday’s large scale cyber-attack which infected more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries, the Ministry of National Security is “encouraging public vigilance”. The Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said that the incident is “significant and serious enough” to warrant the oversight of the Emergency Measures... Read more of this article

CCS Group To Host Cyber Security Summit

CCS Group To Host Cyber Security Summit

CCS Group, a Bermuda-based Systems Integrator and Information Technology specialist, will host a Cyber Security Summit on May 4th from 8:30am to 4pm at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. The Summit will address the Cyber Security Eco-System from endpoint to mobile to cloud and how today’s most innovative technologies protect modern enterprises... Read more of this article

Card To Speak On Cyber Risks & Security Panel

Card To Speak On Cyber Risks & Security Panel

Local lawyer, Duncan Card, Managing Principal of Bennett Jones [Bermuda] Ltd., will speak on a panel on cyber risks and security at the 20th Annual Conference of the Association of Trade & Forfaiting in the Americas [ATFA]. Also participating on that panel will be: Noel Pearman, Senior Vice President and Cyber Product Lead, XL Catlin; and, Giles... Read more of this article

“Privacy, Cybersecurity And Your Business”

“Privacy, Cybersecurity And Your Business”

Inspire eBusiness will be hosting their sixth and last free seminar in the 2016/17 series — entitled “Privacy, Cybersecurity and Your Business” — on March 22 at 2.30pm at HSBC Harbourview Front Street. A spokesperson said, “Inspire eBusiness has held a series of free seminars for existing and new entrepreneurs interested in... Read more of this article

Ministry: Vigilant About Cyber Security Attacks

Ministry: Vigilant About Cyber Security Attacks

In the wake of recent cyber security concerns in the United States and as a follow up to recent Bermuda Police Service [BPS] updates about fraudulent email scams, the Ministry of National Security is reminding the public to be vigilant about the latest cyber security attacks. A spokesperson said, “In this case, “Whaling” or “Spear Phishing”,... Read more of this article

Gateway Systems Partners To Expand Offerings

Gateway Systems Partners To Expand Offerings

Gateway Systems Limited is has announced that it has partnered with FireEye and Mandiant to expand their portfolio of product and services to “combat the ever expanding threat of cyber crime.” A spokesperson said, “FireEye [FEYE] is a leader in cyber security, protecting organizations from advanced malware, zero-day exploits, APTs,... Read more of this article

Oyster Consulting Hosts Regulatory Seminar

Oyster Consulting Hosts Regulatory Seminar

Oyster Consulting [Bermuda] Ltd hosted its inaugural Regulatory Compliance Seminar on July 26, with panelists discussing changes to Bermuda’s anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist financing requirements, cybersecurity, and conducting investment advisory business in the United States. Oyster Consulting [Bermuda] Consultant Henry Komansky said, “Over... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Cybersecurity Is A National Priority’

Minister: ‘Cybersecurity Is A National Priority’

Today [June 3] in the House of Assembly, Economic Development Minister Dr Grant Gibbons discussed efforts to address cybersecurity, saying that he met with leaders from both the public and private sectors as “acknowledging the multitude of cybersecurity risks and preparing to face them is a national priority.” Minister Gibbons said, “Individuals,... Read more of this article