Adam Abresch

Adam Abresch
Adam is a VP and a Cyber Risk Specialist. In addition to speaking regularly at cyber forums in the NE, Adam plays trumpet in a band.

Recent Posts

Incident Response Plan: Detection

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 5, 2017 10:43:29 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in Cyber

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Cybersecurity Incidents are seemingly limitless in their variety, so it is impractical and infeasible to develop instructions for handling each type of attack. In general, however, there are Three Main Threat Vectors that organizations can prepare for in order to develop different response strategies. 

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Why the 2017 Equifax Data Breach Matters

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 8, 2017 4:04:14 PM / by Adam Abresch

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Last night we learned that Equifax, one of the three main consumer credit reporting agencies, suffered a data breach that has the potential to expose confidential information of nearly 50% of the American population.

This cyber security breach was discovered on July 29th and appears to stem from hackers exploiting vulnerabilities in Equifax's website software.

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Incident Response Plan: Preparation

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2017 7:42:00 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in Cyber

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A crucial component to the NYC500 cybersecurity regulations is the development and implementation of an Incident Response Plan (IRP) by all businesses regulated by the NYS Department of Financial Services. 

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NYC500 Requires Multi-Factor Authentication

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 7, 2017 8:41:50 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in Cyber

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Your password is your kid's name. 

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The Risk Assessment of the NYC500 Cybersecurity Regulation

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 3, 2017 8:57:04 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in Cyber

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Are You Exempt from the NYC500 Cybersecurity Regulation?

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 1, 2017 9:20:56 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in Cyber

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The New York State Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity regulation, or NYC500, goes into effect today, March 1st, 2017.

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NYC500 Cybersecurity CISO Job Description

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2017 7:46:32 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in Cyber

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The new NYC500 Cybersecurity regulations require that Covered Entities designate a Chief Information Security Officer or CISO. These regulations go into effect March 1st, 2017.

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NYC500: The 14 Areas of Your Cybersecurity Policy

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 23, 2017 10:53:34 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in Cyber

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The NYC500 takes effect March 1st, 2017.

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NYC500: The 6 Core Functions of Your Cybersecurity Program

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2017 9:02:56 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in Cyber

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New York State DFS Cybersecurity Regulations Hammer Financial Industry

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 16, 2017 5:44:24 PM / by Adam Abresch posted in Cyber

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New York Cybersecurity regulations are here.

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