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The Business of Law: Business First of Buffalo Talks with Bill Prohn on Cyber Security

Posted by William Prohn, CISSP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC

Jan 22, 2017 2:58:57 PM

Recently Bill Prohn, Managing Director of Dopkins Systems Consultants, testifed before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee regarding Cybersecurity issues impacting business. This hearing saught to explore the cybersecurity needs of banking institutions as well as to review State laws and regulations designed to protect against cyber threats.  

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Topics: cyber security, testimony, banking, regulatory, data privacy, albany



A Role You Should Not Ignore-- Your Role in Cybersecurity

Posted by William Prohn, CISSP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC

Aug 2, 2016 12:36:51 PM

Cybersecurity, a popular term due to several statements and Executive Orders from the White House related to Homeland Security issues, is closely related to Information Security. The latter aims to protect items of value (information: personal, corporate and governmental), while the former aims to protect the devices (computers and smartphones) and networks (Internet) which store and transmit the information.

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Topics: Information Security, IT, information techology, cyber security, dopkins, cybersecurity, william prohn, risk management



One Phish, Two Phish, Spear Phish…Breach!

Posted by William Prohn, CISSP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC

May 17, 2016 1:00:00 PM

A Familiar Tale

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Topics: Information Security, phishing, data breach, cyber security, phish



The Home Depot Breach: Lessons for Business Owners and Consumers

Posted by William Prohn, CISSP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC

Sep 12, 2014 3:00:00 PM

 

 

 

The U.S. is still waiting to determine the scale of the recent credit card breach at Home Depot, but there are already key takeaways for business owners and consumers. While this blog references Home Depot, it is equally relevant to the numerous breaches we have seen over the past year and the inevitable breaches yet to occur.

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Topics: Information Security, data breach, cyber security, security tips, chip and PIN, debit card breach, credit card breach, cyber insurance



Small businesses at high risk for data breach

Posted by William Prohn, CISSP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC

Jul 22, 2014 10:06:41 AM

This article, from the LA Times, reports about some of the security risks faced by small businesses, including safeguarding their backups and customer credit card info.

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Topics: Information Security, cyberattack, identity theft, information security risks, data breach, cyber security





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