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Monitoring Matters

Trust fall

November 29, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

Do you trust tech companies to protect and secure your personal privacy? According to one survey, it appears that a majority of smart home technology users do. Now I am writing this way too late into the evening, the post-holiday doldrums make for slow or quiet news weeks. So, while I’m brainstorming a topic for this week’s blog and sending some post witching hour emails, I began reading some survey data from an article. It’s not new data, the article is a few months old now,...

BlackCat, NortonLifeLock, Ransomware, Residential, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), smart home

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Monitoring Matters

Trick or treatise

November 1, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

As promised, I’m going to talk up a particular subject for this week’s Monitoring Matters, and we’re going to discuss lawsuits! While I write this the witching hour has come to pass and Halloween has run its course for the year, although probably not all the sugar in some of your bloodstreams (shame on you, that was your child’s candy). October went out with a bang however, with a couple of really big announcements for the security industry over the course of the month....

chief information security officer (CISO), lawsuit, NRG Energy, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), SkyBell Technologies, SolarWinds, Timothy G. Brown, Vivint

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SEC Charges SolarWinds, CISO, with Fraud and Internal Control Failures


SEC charges SolarWinds, CISO with fraud and internal control failures

October 31, 2023SSN Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced charges against software company SolarWinds and its chief information security officer (CISO), Timothy G. Brown, for fraud and internal control failures relating to allegedly known cybersecurity risks and vulnerabilities. A release from the SEC makes note of the complaint which alleges that, from at least its October 2018 initial public offering through at least its December 2020 announcement that it was the target...

chief information security officer (CISO), Cybersecurity, fraud, Gurbir S. Grewal, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), SolarWinds, supply chain attacks, Timothy G. Brown

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