Freedom Security Alliance News Room
05/13/17
Over the past two weeks, nearly one hundred countries have fallen victim to ransomware in the largest cyber incident seen in a long time. The attacks were conducted by a group of hackers exploiting a vulnerability in the Windows operating system, originally discovered by the NSA, allowing them to slip ransomware undetected onto thousands of […]
03/28/17
SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Freedom Security Alliance, a premier Managed Services Security Provider, today announced it has received certification of its application with ServiceNow®. Certification by ServiceNow signifies that Freedom Security Alliance has successfully completed a set of defined tests focused on integration interoperability, security and performance. The certification also ensures that […]
03/15/17
There are roughly 11,000+ “cybersecurity” companies in the USA and growing. Many are legitimate but only target one aspect of cybersecurity – for example a sole focus on software tools. Others are trying to throw their hat into the ring and advertise some aspect of cybersecurity when they are really selling something completely unrelated, such […]
02/01/17
  Why is it important to know the difference? Protecting your organization’s data and client’s data is critical to business. It is dangerous to spend too much money and time on the wrong cybersecurity effort. Therefore, to make good business decisions when it comes to cybersecurity it is critical to understand the differences and their […]
01/04/17
  -Insights from the desk of Jennifer Louis, Director of Business Operations, Freedom Security Alliance Cybercrime is growing at an unprecedented rate and unfortunately only a small number of companies can afford an internal security team including the tools and expertise required to defend against cybercrime. When does it make sense for a company to […]
12/28/16
–Insights from Ephraim Ebstein, CEO, Freedoom Security Alliance Many do not fully understand why cyber breaches are on the rise. The reason is very simple; it is extremely profitable. Data theft is profitable for the criminal with very little risk of repercussions. Cybercrime is no longer just a “super evil hacker” just trying to wreak-havoc. […]
12/27/16
–Insights from the desk of Jennifer Louis, Director of Business Operations, Freedom Security Alliance For those who weren’t aware of cybercrime before, 2016 definitely put breaches, hacks and ransomware on the map. Here’s a summary of some of the most unusual twists and turns in some of the wildest hacks over the past year: San […]
11/29/16
By: Peter Sullivan TechTarget.com – Enterprises need to be ready to act in the face of security incidents and cyberattacks. Expert Peter Sullivan outlines seven elements of proper cybersecurity readiness.
02/25/16
By Christine Vanderpool Fortune 1000 CISO Close your eyes and imagine you are standing in the middle of a car dealership showroom floor. What feelings and emotions are invoked? Do you feel stress, anger, hesitation, nauseated and a ton of other negative sentiments? If so, why do you think this is? I believe it is […]
02/02/16
While 91 percent of enterprises said they still worry about threats to data, many of them are still focusing on the wrong security priorities to best help protect themselves from data breaches and other attacks, according to a recent survey. The 2016 Vormetric Data Threat Report—sponsored by security startup Vormetric and conducted by analyst firm […]