NYDFS Announces Statement of Charges Hearing against First American Financial

Subsequent to the first ever cybersecurity enforcement action filed by The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) on July 22, 2020, a Statement of Charges Hearing will be held on January 21, 2022, to determine whether First American Title Insurance Company has committed violations of §§ 500.02, 500.03, 500.04, 500.07, 500.09, 500.10, 500.14, 500.15 … Read more

Enable App Notifications

Apps that contain your private data and process transactions should have notifications enabled to reduce risk of a breach. Security notifications from banking and credit card apps, for example, can ask for approval to proceed … Read more

NYDFS Issued Industry Guidance on Multi-Factor Authentication

On December 7, 2021, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued Industry Guidance for all regulated entities on Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) as an essential technical control required by the Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial … Read more

Hardening Systems of Private Data

We all focus on Endpoint and Network Security but too often overlook software and how security settings should be hardened. For example, when you start to use a software, it is usually configured generically by … Read more