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This Year's Top Cybersecurity Articles

Cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic among business executives. We've compiled 2015's top articles by Cadence Bank addressing this very relevant subject.

Cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic among business executives. We've compiled 2015's top articles by Cadence Bank addressing this very relevant subject for you to read as you start thinking about the New Year. 
 

#1: Cyber Liability: Why You Need This Kind of Insurance

It seems like hardly a week goes by without news of another data breach at a major U.S. corporation or retailer. High profile data security breaches at Target and Home Depot, not to mention the much-publicized hacking at Sony Pictures, have cast cybercrime in a whole new light.
 
If you thought cybersecurity was only an issue for large corporations and retailers, think again. Cyber criminals are targeting all types and sizes of business in their quest to steal any and every kind of corporate information that could be profitable to them. In fact, many are shifting their focus to small and mid-sized firms as large business beef up their cyber security efforts. 
 
This article addresses the potential cyber liabilities faced by many businesses and the kinds of cyber liability coverage available. Read the full article
 

#2: Cybercrime: Is Your Business As Prepared As You Think It Is?

The list of major corporations that have been the victims of recent cyber attacks reads like a Who's Who of blue-chip corporate America. Due to these attacks, cyber crime has become a top priority for many corporations. But what about small and mid-sized firms? Are cyber crime and network security something you need to worry about? 
 
"Yes, absolutely, without a doubt," says Katrina King, Executive Vice President, Treasury Management at Cadence Bank. "A cybercrime event can have a huge impact on the organizational operations, mission, capabilities and reputation of any sized business." King joins with Skip Westfall, National Forensic Technology Services Practice Leader for Grant Thornton, to discuss key points of vulnerability. Read the full article
 

#3: Phishing Scams Are Still a Cybersecurity Problem

 

 

Phishing scams have been around practically since the Internet and email first emerged on the scene. But now cybercriminals are increasingly turning their attention to corporations as the target of their phishing schemes. 
 
In these scams, cyber thieves try to get employees to divulge sensitive corporate information like passwords, bank account and credit card numbers, and IP addresses. Or they may try to lure them into downloading dangerous viruses that can steal corporate information, destroy or disable computers and networks, or install spyware that can monitor computer activities. Read the full article
 
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