Balancing The Information Security Program

The ability to create, transmit, and store information far exceeds the ability to secure it.  The continued assault on information assets is being perpetrated through sophisticated scams devised by organized crime, foreign government espionage groups, employees, contractors and others. The largely accepted view and standard is that the protection of information assets is a technology function and hence in many organizations all “controls”... [Read More...]

Google and NSA an Unlikely Duo

According to the Associated Press the National Security Agency and Google are reportedly teaming up in an effort to combat cyber attacks.  Read More →

Rising Threat from Cyber Attacks

The threat from cyber attacks is on the rise.  On Friday, the Wall Street Journal reported that 2,411 companies had been the victims of a hacking operation that was part of an 18-month global attack that exposed vast amounts of personal and corporate secrets and intellectual property to theft. The attacks, which originated in Europe and China, targeted major corporations and government agencies including pharmaceutical giants Merck & Co. and... [Read More...]

Information & Cyber Security Threat Assessment & Risk Mitigation – New York, New Jersey, Connecticut & Pennsylvania

Information Defense has been conducting a variety of online, data and secure information breach incident response and cyber forensic investigations for New York NY and surrounding states based organizations. (New Jersey NJ, Connecticut CT and Pennsylvania PA in particular.) We are seeing increased losses from having insufficient detective resources and data loss prevention strategies in place to stop such action. Often evidence is either wiped (cleaned)... [Read More...]

The New Face of Cybercrime

Organizations need to comprehend the threat posed to intellectual assets by sophisticated, well organized groups  Read More →