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The State of Cybersecurity: Local Governments

The City of Dallas fell victim to a crippling ransomware attack on May 3rd, an event which it has only recently recovered from well over a month later. At its worst, the attack impacted a wide variety of city s...

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Who is Turla, What Just Happened, and Why Does it Matter for Your Company?

Background  Last month, the FBI infiltrated and neutralized the notorious Snake malware used heavily by Turla group. Turla is a hacking group that is part of the Russian domestic intelligence service, w...

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The Cyber Insurance Labyrinth

Businesses and their boards are increasingly doubting the validity of cyber insurance and for good reason. The cyber insurance marketplace has become increasingly confusing, exclusionary, and expensive. The ...

Risk Management

Sifting Through the Hype: Insider Threat, ChatGPT and Cybersecurity

This is the second iteration of a Consortium Networks assessment on the risks posed by ChatGPT. Our first assessment can be found here and discusses the platform’s ability to write malicious code. This as...

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The State of Cybersecurity in Higher Education

The Catalyst Students at six different institutions of higher learning in Louisiana missed days to weeks of class this month because of cyberattacks. At one university, Southeastern University of Louisiana,...

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The Most Scam-able Time of the Year

With the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you to be of good cheer, the winter holiday season is truly the most wonderful time of the year, unless you work in cybersecurity.  Just like Santa and ...

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Washington Watch Report | Grants

January – June 2022 Edition Grants So far this year Congress has demonstrated an understanding of the need for collaborative programs to ensure the cybersecurity of the nation through grant programs...

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Washington Watch Report | Reporting

January – June 2022 Edition Reporting While Washington has not been prolific in its discussion of increased or standardized cybersecurity reporting requirements so far this year, two notable items h...

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Risk Management Washington Watch

Washington Watch Report | Cyber Risk Management and Assessment

January – June 2022 Edition Cyber Risk Management and Assessment Action in Washington for the first half of 2022 within cybersecurity risk management and assessment has centered around a number...

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Consortium Networks Announces General Availability of Consortium Z Threat Intelligence Platform

Consortium Z is a free, cloud-based threat intelligence aggregation platform that enables organizations to quickly check indicators against known malicious activity. Consortium Networks, a cybersecurity int...