Capital One Data Breach

Capital One Data Breach

By: Montgomery Steen, Security Analyst, MAD Security | August 7, 2019 Overview: Capital One has disclosed that a March 22-23 breach affected 100 million people in the US and a further 6 million in Canada. According to an indictment by the FBI, a software engineer in...
The Future of DFARs – Maturity and Accreditation

The Future of DFARs – Maturity and Accreditation

By: Dave Stewart, Director of Governance, Risk, & Compliance (GRC), MAD Security | July 9, 2019 For several years, the DFARS regulation and the associated NIST SP 800-171 security controls have been a bane of existence for many DoD contractors. From not having a...
New Technology Implementations for Financial Institutions

New Technology Implementations for Financial Institutions

By: Alex Shanteau, Security Engineer, MAD Security | March 28, 2019 A never-ending war is being waged between malicious actors and cybersecurity specialists. In order to stand their ground, defenders must constantly develop new and innovative ways to protect their...
Mobile Security Defenses

Mobile Security Defenses

By: Jeremy Klinzak, Security Engineer, MAD Security | February 7, 2019 Mobile device security is an important part of securing IT assets for companies today. These devices are some of the most exposed parts of IT infrastructure, as they go everywhere the employee...
Ransomware Defenses

Ransomware Defenses

By: Scott Busby, Security Engineer, MAD Security | February 1, 2019   The name ransomware comes from a not particularly clever combination of the words “ransom” and “malware”. First seen in 2013, ransomware is a type of evolving malware that attempts to encrypt files...