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To cyber-insure or not?

To cyber-insure or not?

Professional liability insurance has been around for long. It is not a surprise that Cyber Insurance is becoming a trend lately, considering the constantly raising number of security breaches. The post in one sentence: Cyber insurance is a good thing but be careful what you wish for.

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Tagged in : risk management, business

When multi-factor will not save you

When multi-factor will not save you

There is a lot of discussion lately about multi-factor authentication and how this will upgrade everyone’s security. Indeed, it is an improvement and it was about time we start becoming more conscious about the security issues related to authentication.
As usually though, these discussions generated a lot of confusing and “why it didn’t work” moments when we see cases such as Reddit’s hack in August of 2018.

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Tagged in : security, social engineering, risk management

Preparing for CRISC

Preparing for CRISC

I enjoy learning new things. Everyone who knows me can attest to that. I also have fun taking tests and quizzes. So it’s not a surprise that I always try to find ways to combine these two activities.

I have pursued one academic degree per decade (approximately). I got my BSc in 1993, my MSc in 2000 and my MBA in 2007. Maybe it’s time for another academic degree, but it’s getting more and more difficult due to time constraints and, of course, the fact that I’m getting old. Not to mention the cost.

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Tagged in : education, personal, risk management