Tag Archives: 2021 Data Security Incident Response Report

Dramatic Increase in the Number of Third-Party Vendor Incidents Emphasizes the Need for Better Vendor Due Diligence Processes

As reflected in our 2021 Data Security Incident Response Report  2020 saw a sharp spike in the number of incidents involving vendors, which amounted to over 25 percent of the total incidents handled in 2020, and the trend is continuing well into 2021. This spike resulted from companies’ increased reliance on vendors to carry out … Continue Reading

Incident Response and Forensic Challenges in a Work-from-Home World

Our 2021 Data Security Incident Response Report discussed the challenges that organizations are facing with forensic investigations and ransomware recovery in the work-from-home world. Some of the greatest difficulties our clients encountered in the past year involved key components of incident response — communicating with employees, resetting remote user passwords, and deploying endpoint detection and … Continue Reading

The Scourge of Ransomware

Our 2021 Data Security Incident Response Report (DSIR) described ransomware as a scourge. There are stories every day about new threat actor groups and their victims. There are task forces, law enforcement initiatives, discussions by legislators about laws to help address the problem, and real-world impact from operational disruption (such as panic-buying of gas). Most … Continue Reading

Seventh Annual Data Security Incident Response Report Released – Disruption and Transformation

Welcome to our seventh Data Security Incident Response Report (DSIR). It has been quite a year from many perspectives. Thank you to everyone we have continued to partner and work with to create this report. We are excited to soon launch a new digital platform version, and we intend to update this version throughout the … Continue Reading
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