The Cycle of Cybersecurity: Gap Analysis, Risk Assessment, Remediation, Certification, and Maintenance

One of Careful Security’s many services is a review of a network’s security posture. For example, we recently worked with a company building semiconductor chips and needed to ensure International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliance. Here are the steps we took in establishing an industry-recognized cybersecurity posture. Risk Assessment The first piece of initiating …

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Cyber Security Questionnaires

Cyber Insurance Questions

With the cost of cybercrime on the rise and the expected cost to reach 10.5 trillion dollars by 2025 it’s important to know what your Cybersecurity options are for mitigating these potential harms so your business is protected now and in the future. Read on to explore Cyber Insurance and if it is something that …

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Supply chain security

wed their policies and procedures.  Supply chain security is often overlooked in the wide scope of Cybersecurity, although these are the attacks that commonly make headlines. With companies like Target, Home Depot and the most recent Solar Winds hack all falling victim to supply chain security attacks. It it imperative that modern companies take security …

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Policies and Procedures

Building and managing a security program is an effort that most organizations grow into overtime. Considering this, It is important for a company to build a strong foundation for their business to build on and be well equipped for the future. A mature security program will require accompanying policies and procedures for a secure and …

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Penetration Testing

Penetration Testing – Cybersecurity

Maintaining cybersecurity and regulatory compliance for data privacy is of the utmost importance for businesses in almost every field—but doing it effectively is a moving target. Hackers are continually seeking new ways to gain unauthorized access to your systems, so the external threats you need to guard against are constantly evolving. On top of that, …

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Securing your Database

During a customary search for vulnerable databases, the team at Comparitech discovered a vulnerable and unprotected MongoDB database belonging to FarFaira, a website designed to promote literacy for children as young as 2 years old. The information on this database includes user sign-in information, email addresses, and social media tokens. Attack Outline While the Comparitech …

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Ransomware Response Strategies

While companies big and small are susceptible to ransomware attacks, how a company conducts itself in the wake of a ransomware attack can create dire consequences, both for the organization’s reputation and for the data held hostage by attackers. LockBit ransomware attack Take for example Accenture, Inc., a large IT consultancy that found itself the …

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