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Cyber Risk Assessments October 8, 2023 Cyber Security | Managing the Risk Assessment | Riskwatch Blog Cyber Risk Assessments RiskWatch offers over 50 prebuilt content libraries that are ready for use in our platform. These libraries contain industry standards and regulations, lending subject matter expertise and guidance for organizations. Achieving compliance with these libraries ensures […]

Denial of Service Attacks

Denial of Service Attacks January 10, 2022 Cyber Security | Riskwatch Blog What are Denial of Service Attacks? Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks are meant to shut down a network, making it inaccessible to intended users. Often, systems are shut down due to malicious traffic meant to overload and cause congestion. This creates a large […]

Man-in-the-Middle Attack

Man-in-the-Middle Attack January 7, 2022 Cyber Security | Riskwatch Blog What is a Man-in-the Middle Attack? A man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack is a type of cyberattack in which a cybercriminal secretly intercepts communication between two parties, therefore being “in the middle” of their messages. In this attack, the interceptor often will relay the messages to their […]

Fileless Malware Risk

Fileless Malware Risk January 5, 2022 Cyber Security | Riskwatch Blog What is Fileless Malware? Fileless malware is a type of malicious software that utilizes legitimate programs, rather than virus-laden files, to infect a host. These legitimate programs are used to execute malicious code in resident memory. Resident memory means stored in a computer’s random […]

Spear Phishing

Spear Phishing December 2, 2021 Corporate Security | Cyber Security | Riskwatch Blog What is Spear Phishing? Spear phishing is a means of electronic communication, most commonly via email, that is targeted to a specific individual or business in an attempt to steal private information from the party, such as login credentials or financial information. […]

McDonalds Data Breach and Cybersecurity

McDonalds Data Breach and Cybersecurity June 14, 2021 Cyber Security | Cyber Threats | News Room | Riskwatch Blog McDonald’s has just recently suffered a data breach, proving once again that gaps in security can exist for companies of any size. This incident is a great reminder to reassess your company’s cybersecurity efforts and check […]

Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack

Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack May 18, 2021 Cyber Security | Emergency Preparedness | Riskwatch Blog In May of 2021, the United States experienced what many are referring to as the largest cyberattack to ever take place on an American energy system. The cyberattack left a major US oil pipeline offline for several days, causing a […]

Florida Cybersecurity Breach

Florida Cybersecurity Breach February 23, 2021 Cyber Security | News Room | Riskwatch Blog Earlier this month, a water treatment plant in Oldsmar, Florida experienced a cyber breach that threatened the lives of thousands of residents. A program that was designed to help the water treatment operators with treatment systems provided a point of entry […]

Data Center Cybersecurity

Data Center Cybersecurity February 5, 2021 Cyber Security | Riskwatch Blog Securing your data center requires a lot more than some locks and cameras. This is because a data center hosts business-critical data and assets, such as customer information, financial documents, intellectual property, and more. In this blog, we break away from the physical security […]

Russian Cyberattack on US?

Russian Cyberattack on US? December 23, 2020 Cyber Security | Cyber Threats | Riskwatch Blog Last week, a massive cyberattack on the United States was announced, triggering U.S. national security meetings and mild panic among citizens. Experts are calling this one of the most sophisticated and large scale attacks seen in years. More details have […]