Understanding Red Team Assessments

Wondering how your digital defenses measure up against the latest advancements in cyber attacks? BAI Security is here to help. Our Red Team Assessment conducts a comprehensive evaluation of your organization’s effectiveness against the strategies of a skilled human attacker, emulating real-world threats to keep your systems consistently secure. But what is red teaming? And […]

A Statewide Cybersecurity Emergency

School systems in Louisiana are under siege—and the culprit is in the coding. In the last three weeks, three North Louisiana school districts have found themselves impacted by a malware virus that shut down computer systems and breached district servers. In response, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has issued a state of emergency, and the […]

Facebook Takes On $5 Billion Fine

In the historic conclusion to a series of allegations involving Facebook’s privacy policies, the Federal Trade Commission announced a $5 billion settlement with the social media giant on July 24. But despite the record-breaking fine and an initiative to increase privacy oversight, the deal does not hold anyone at Facebook accountable—including CEO Mark Zuckerberg—and only […]

Cybersecurity Crises Call On First Responders

Here in the digital age, threats to cybersecurity have become more challenging than ever. But did you know that to combat them, states have implemented emergency response plans? They differentiate two types of cyberattack and how to protect state infrastructure against them in cyber incident response plans and cyber disruption response plans. A cyber incident […]

Community Stands Up to Cyber Attacks

When it comes to cyberattacks, you can never be too prepared. On Tuesday, Rhodes State College held the first of its three-part Cybersecurity Seminar Series, hosted by the Texas A&M National Emergency Response and Rescue Center, to raise awareness of how to prevent cybersecurity disasters. Texas A&M’s program reviews the different types of cyberattacks and […]

In the Age of Cyberthreats, Healthcare Organizations Must Secure Data At Every Endpoint

Cybersecurity is a hot topic in the healthcare arena, with high-profile breaches at Premara Blue Cross and Anthem highlighting the vulnerability of organizations holding high volumes of sensitive information. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported 235 breaches in 2015 involving more than 112 million health records – 100 times more than any […]

How Hospitals Can Protect Themselves From the Latest Digital Threat

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center is the latest medical facility to be attacked by cyber-criminals – this time, by a type of malware known as ransomware. For an entire week, the malicious code took down the hospital’s network. While certain departments were able to function offline, other patients were relocated to nearby hospitals. Identified by the […]

Mitigating Risk with Wearables in the Workplace

Much has been made of the Internet of Things and the way in which it will transform our lives — for the better, in many cases. Yet the interconnectivity of all these devices and the paths they pave for cyber criminals, hackers, and other threats pose a significant issue for enterprises dealing in secure data. […]

Telecommuting Workers And Data Security

The productivity benefits of telecommuting have been supported by numerous studies. The latest was conducted by Stanford University professor Nicholas Bloom and graduate student James Liang, who is also a cofounder of the Chinese travel website Ctrip. During the nine-month study, Ctrip call center employees who volunteered to participate were randomly assigned either to work […]