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Jeff B. Copeland

Jeff B. Copeland is the Content Marketing Manager for RiskLens.

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Webinar: Why Choose RiskLens and Cyber Risk Quantification

Posted June 28, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland

Give us 54 minutes for this recorded webinar right now and two of our most efficient explainers of cyber risk quantification will walk you through the driving forces that are revolutionizing the way that cyber risk is measured and managed. ... Continue Reading

RiskLens CEO Says Feds Need “Real Cyber Hygiene”

Posted June 22, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland

In an article for GCN, “Real Cyber Hygiene Depends on Risk Assessment, Not Compliance,” RiskLens CEO Nick Sanna argues that the Cyber Hygiene report card issued to federal agencies by the Department of Homeland Security’s US-CERT falls short. It’s a technical vulnerability scan, not an actual risk analysis generating the most relevant information that decision-makers need, Nick writes. ... Continue Reading

New Day for Cyber Risk: CRQ Emerges

Posted June 21, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland

Maps → GPS.  Flip-phones → iPhones. Qualitative cyber risk assessment → Quantitative cyber risk assessment.  See a pattern here? There come inflection points when we realize that tools we once had to work with were inadequate in ways we could never have imagined. ... Continue Reading

Case Study: Risk Management Team Uncovers True Cost of Global IP Theft

Posted June 13, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland

The access process for the service portal of a global technology manufacturing company had a serious flaw. Once in the portal, anyone could get in and download the materials they needed to compete with the technology company’s authorized partners to service its products. ... Continue Reading

Why Boards Tune Out CISOs: Lessons from 2 Conference Panels

Posted May 31, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland

Surveys of corporate directors consistently show that boards aren’t satisfied with reporting from chief information security officers and rank them at the bottom in management for communication skills. At the recent Cyber Balance Sheet summit in New York, that disconnect was clearly on display ... Continue Reading

In Two Surveys, Cries for Help from Boards on Cybersecurity

Posted May 29, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland

Two recent surveys of public company corporate directors – by PwC and Corporate Board Member Magazine/Spencer Stuart--found considerable worry about cyber risk and dissatisfaction with management reporting on cybersecurity. ... Continue Reading

Product Update: RiskLens Adds New Features for Sharper Picture of Cyber Risk

Posted May 24, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland

We’re into continuous improvement based on user feedback around here, and the latest iterations from our product workshop are all about adding the flexibility we know customers want to fine tune their analyses for the sharpest possible picture of cyber risk.  Here are some of the latest features for the RiskLens quantitative analysis platform: ... Continue Reading

Learn FAIR Quantitative Risk Analysis with SANS Institute Training

Posted May 24, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland

The leading organization for information security training, the SANS Institute, is offering a four-day intensive training course, Measuring and Managing Cyber Risk Using FAIR, September 10-13, 2018, in Baltimore. ... Continue Reading

Case Study: Find a Cost-Effective Fix for Data Leaks by Email

Posted May 21, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland

A financial services company suspected it was suffering “death by a thousand cuts” from data leaks due to employees accidentally emailing out customer-sensitive information. ... Continue Reading

Message to Cybersecurity Professionals: Learn the Language of the Business

Posted May 18, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland

We recently spotted this tweet from a cyber risk professional attending a security conference, listening to a panel of CISOs and CTOs speak: “Kinda like a (music) conductor who tells all the other conductors that nobody comes to his shows because the public just doesn’t understand music ... Continue Reading

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