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NYS Education Law Section 2-D: Guidance for Protecting Student Data Privacy and Security
GreyCastle Security

Time’s up! Pencils down! The New York State Education Law Section 2-D regulation became effective as of July 1, 2019. As educational agencies in the State of New York collect and maintain personally identifiable information (PII) in the records of their students, the New York State Education Department is working to promote robust information security …

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Reputational Risk: How Cybersecurity Incidents Impact Your Customer Relationships
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You know that a security incident or a cyberattack can damage your business financially and you may face legal consequences. But have you thought about what it would do to your reputation? Your customers and clients expect that your organization will keep their data safe. If you fail to do so, you’re likely to face …

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Survive & Thrive: Your Business and the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage
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The cybersecurity skills shortage is getting worse, not better. Almost three quarters of organizations report that they’ve been impacted by the shortage, according to a study conducted by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). More bad news: the study also showed that the skills shortage is linked to the rise …

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Malware, Incident Response, and Digital Forensics: What You Need to Know
GreyCastle Security

Since we opened the castle doors, GreyCastle Security has responded to hundreds of cybersecurity incidents, from basic adware infections to organizationally crippling malware. In many of these cases, we’ve noticed that the attack vectors to these incidents have been both similar and not surprising: People are still clicking on things. They’re still opening attachments that …

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GreyCastle Security Makes Inc. 5000 List for Third Straight Year
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Leading cybersecurity services provider ranks 1,054 among America’s fastest growing companies TROY, N.Y. (August 15, 2019) GreyCastle Security has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies for the third consecutive year, attaining the position of 1054. GreyCastle Security made its debut on the Inc. list in 2017, ranking in the …

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Managing (and Surviving) Vendor Security Questionnaires
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It’s Friday afternoon and a potential client has sent you a vendor security questionnaire longer than the last Harry Potter book. Ugh. And it’s probably not the first one you’ve gotten this week. You’ve seen breach after breach in the news. These potential clients have seen them too, and they want to keep their own …

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