The 5 Nightmare (Breaches) Before Halloween

You're going to be hit by a breach. Which one, and in what guise it comes, will determine just how scary it's going to be.

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist, Advisory CISO, Delinea

October 30, 2017

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It is only a matter of when and not if you are going to be impacted by a cyber attack. It's a scary thought -- much more frightening than the average thing that goes bump in the night.

It can happen in many ways: a direct attack, a secondary hack, or you can become a victim due to a third-party company getting hacked -- all of which can have a significant effect on your business and your life as a whole, depending on the amount of personal and sensitive information that is stolen.

Click on the image above to launch a slide show detailing five horrifying hack attacks. While some of these hacks are within your control and some of them are not, it is important to be prepared on what to do when you or someone you know does become a victim.

—Joseph Carson is Chief Security Scientist at Thycotic and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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Joseph Carson

Chief Security Scientist, Advisory CISO, Delinea

Joseph Carson is a cybersecurity professional with more than 25 years’ experience in enterprise security and infrastructure. Currently, Carson is the chief security scientist and advisory CISO at Delinea. He is an active member of the cybersecurity community and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Carson is also a cybersecurity adviser to several governments, critical infrastructure organizations, and financial and transportation industries, and speaks at conferences globally.

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