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This is a scary moment for AI / ML
This is a scary moment for artificial intelligence / machine learning (AI / ML).  We are at a point where developers are implementing AI / ML wherever there it has potential

Announcing SecureTheVillage Webinar on CIS Controls 8.0
Barry Weber, a partner in Assured SPC will be joining Stan Stahl, a legendary cybersecurity evangelist in a lively discussion of the 18 controls in v8, including the Asset Type, Security Function, and

Incremental or Agile Cybersecurity
Description: Organizations struggle with many cybersecurity issues. These issues include managing information security risk, changing threats and the cost of safeguards. An effective solution is to approach cybersecurity as a step-by-step journey. Barry Weber, vCISO and

Overview
Many privacy laws require that organizations implement “reasonable security”.  There have been many definitions of reasonable security.  The Sedona Conference issued a final commentary on reasonable security for personal information on February 17, 2021.  This definition is likely to

Announcing a Secure The Village Webinar on Cybersecurity (without boiling the ocean)
Date and Time: March 11, 2021 (10-11am PT)
Description: Organizations struggle with many cybersecurity issues demanding attention, time and money. These issues include managing information security risk, the ever-changing

Learnings from the Solarwinds Orion cybersecurity attack
 Some details on the Solarwinds attack are coming out.  Full details on the attack may not be fully understood for months. But we know it has been significant. I participated in an insightful

Data breaches and the 30 day cure
The California Consumer Privacy Act provides a business a 30-day cure period that consumers must give the business before suing for statutory damages. I’ve had many discussions with other security professionals about how

Reasonable Security in the Law
Many laws require that businesses implement “reasonable security” practices and procedures or reasonable security safeguards.   Some of these include GLBA, HIPAA, CCPA and the NY SHIELD Act.  To many the definition of reasonable security is