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Bank Breaches – Insurance Is Not Enough

30 July 2018 Blackpoint Cyber Comments Off on Bank Breaches – Insurance Is Not Enough Blogs

Bank breaches are not breaking news. Cyber criminals will continue to target financial institutions, especially because such attacks are often extremely lucrative. Case in point: the recent revelation that The National Bank of Blacksburg was hacked not once, but twice, within 8 months and the perpetrators made off with $2.4 million. In both attacks, phishing […]

rycom, smart, smart real estate, partnership

Cyber Security for Smart Real Estate

21 June 2018 Blackpoint Cyber Comments Off on Cyber Security for Smart Real Estate Blogs

Our CEO and other Blackpoint Cyber team members spent a week in Sin City a couple weeks ago, attending the IBCon/Realcomm 2018 conference. While no trip to Las Vegas is without excitement, the highlight of the conference was Blackpoint announcing its exclusive partnership agreement with RYCOM Corporation, a smart technology/building management provider. As part of […]

smart building, industrial networks, industrial iot, iot, building automation

Industrial Networks Are Vulnerable From Every Direction

4 May 2018 Blackpoint Cyber Comments Off on Industrial Networks Are Vulnerable From Every Direction Blogs

This past Tuesday our CEO was a panelist in a discussion titled “Cyber Security for Industries’ Critical Assets & Infrastructure” with fellow cyber experts Mark Luciw from ARC Advisory Group, Francis Cianfrocca from Bayshore Networks, and Matt Morris from Siemens. The panel was short, sweet, and to be honest – a little bit frightening. Industrial […]

The Infamous Friday the 13th Virus: A History Lesson

13 April 2018 Blackpoint Cyber Comments Off on The Infamous Friday the 13th Virus: A History Lesson Blogs

Ah, Friday the 13th. To some, this day just comes and goes like any other; to others, it is almost a virus in itself! A source of terrible luck and a day that should be feared. Today we learned that fear of Friday the 13th is called paraskevidekatriaphobia – try saying that three times fast! Whether […]

Securing the IoT Networks of Operations Technology, Building Automation, and Industrial Control Systems

26 February 2018 Blackpoint Cyber Comments Off on Securing the IoT Networks of Operations Technology, Building Automation, and Industrial Control Systems Blogs, News

“The Internet of Things is not a concept; it is a network, the true technology-enabled network of all networks.” – Edewede Oriwoh The IoT is an exciting technology, allowing companies to see, measure, and control almost every action that takes place in their extended enterprises. Companies in all industries are employing a growing amount of unmanaged […]