Yahoo Hack Was the Result of Years of Poor Cyber Security Practices

For Years, Yahoo Put Usability Ahead of Cyber Security The massive Yahoo data breach, which compromised 500 million user accounts and has put its planned acquisition by Verizon at risk, happened because the company repeatedly put product user experience ahead of security, the New York Times reports: Six years ago, Yahoo’s computer systems and customer… Read More

What the Biggest Data Breaches in Retail Have Taught Us about Cybersecurity

2014 Data Breaches by Industry With the holiday season upon us, much attention turns to the retail sector, which is expected to see unprecedented activity as shoppers in a strengthening economy take advantage of seasonal deals and yet-further-expanded shopping hours. However, overshadowing the energy of the holiday shopping season, the specter of data breaches past… Read More

CIO, CISO, Eee Eye, Eee Eye Oh Crap a Data Breach!

How do you quantify the true cost of a data breach? How do you measure the costs against the benefits of eliminating risks, mitigating risks or accepting risks to your business effectively? The Lazarus Alliance executive leadership team has been the proverbial tip of the spear within the proactive cyber security realm well before there… Read More