One overlooked aspect of cybersecurity is training for the employees at your company in proper data management practices. All of the technical measures that a company employs to guard against intrusions do not matter when an employee knowingly or unknowingly circumvents those measures. Proper training can help to reduce the number of incidents and lower your chances of suffering from a data breach.

  1. Password Management  Proper password management is key to any cybersecurity program. The technical barriers to entry

Continue Reading 5 Tips for Training Employees in Effective Cybersecurity Practices

You’ve seen the headlines. Computer hackers access personal, financial and medical data for millions of Anthem and Premera Blue Cross customers. Hard drives containing tens of thousands of individuals’ insurance information stolen while in route from the Indiana State Medical Association to an offsite storage facility. We are all familiar with data breaches caused by external hacks into company data storage systems and stolen equipment, but what about data breaches caused by internal bad actors? Beware of the rogue employee!
Continue Reading The Enemy Within: Five Strategies For Protecting Your Data From Rogue Employees

Taft Privacy and Data Security attorneys Brian G. Dershaw and Matthew D. Lawless are teaming with L. Spencer Timmel, member of Hylant Executive Risk Practices, for the March 12 Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Employer Solutions Square Table Series. They will address “How is your Company Handling Cyber Security?” from 8-10 am at the Chamber’s facility at 300 Buttermilk Pike, Ft. Mitchell, KY.

Dershaw, Lawless and Timmel will facilitate a discussion on cybersecurity issues that are of particular relevance
Continue Reading How is Your Company Handling Cyber Security?: Taft & Hylant Lead NKY Chamber Square Table Series on March 12, 2015