Black Talon Security Announces Top 10 Tips for Insurance Companies to Prevent Cyberattacks

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Black Talon Security, a leading NY-based national cybersecurity firm, has announced its Top 10 tips insurance companies or agencies should follow to keep data secure and protect records. “Preventing the theft of data and protecting business continuity must be a primary focus for owners of insurance organizations of all sizes; 75% of ransomware attacks in particular result in the theft of most or all of the business data,” said Gary Salman, CEO of Black Talon Security. “The average cyberattack will force a company or agency to shut down for two weeks, as well as negatively impact its integrity and reputation. This does…

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Cybersecurity a growing issue in the U.S.

According to U.S. cybersecurity analysts, 12 small groups of hackers from China are responsible for more than $1 billion worth of data from companies throughout the nation. These groups have been monitored by McAfee, a prestigious Internet security company, who drew upon information collected over time. Earlier this year, McAfee tracked intrusions into the U.S. energy grid back to China, where the hacker groups were finally identified after years of arduous investigation. Last month, U.S. intelligence officials formally rebuked China for its part in the intrusions, but no other action was…

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