26 Mar
Iron City Risk Avengers – Week of March 11th to 15th

In the News this week, RDA Conference & my conference at Duquesne emphasize comprehensive security for small businesses, PA is #2 for the worst in Cyber security, Georgia County pays $400K for Ransomware, New POS Malware, Citrix is hacked. Lastly, if you are not testing your security, guess who is.
Wow! What a busy week.

Connect with us:

Albert Whale – Albert.Whale@IT-Security-Solutions.com
Jim Loeffler – jaloeffler@getintune.com

The mission of the Risk Avengers podcast is to discuss current cyber security issues, procedures for protecting your business, as well as Compliance requirements for business owners.

Our 10 minute format is designed to make it easy for listeners to get up to date on the current People, Processes and Problems for your Business.

The show is Hosted by Albert Whale, Founder & CEO of IT Security Solutions, and Jim Loeffler, President of InTune Business Advisors.

Join us to discover the road for improved security and protecting your business, be it small or global.

The information discussed on this podcast is presented for informational purposes only. It is not intended as nor does it constitute specific information security or accounting advice and should not be acted upon as such.

06 Feb
Help, I’ve been Hacked, with Albert Whale and Jim Loeffler – Episode 9

This is could also be called, the 5 stages of grief for consumers and business owners.

If you are using a Credit or a Debit card, chances are that you have or know someone that has experienced someone else using their Credit/Debt card. This is an extremely horrible feeling, and border on the feelings of being violated.

So all of the above, and my personal experiences are for what we, the consumers, feel when this occurs. Spin this around for business owners now. There is no one that makes them whole, in fact their clients are all looking for assurances that they are not going to be hacked, and that they are whole.

The problem is that most businesses are NOT getting a Security assessment, to determine what their baseline level of security really is. Without a baseline assessment, how secure are you, really?

The mission of the Risk Avengers podcast is to discuss current cyber security issues, procedures for protecting your business, as well as Compliance requirements for business owners.

Our 10 minute format is designed to make it easy for listeners to get up to date on the current People, Processes and Problems for your Business.

The show is Hosted by Albert Whale, Founder & CEO of IT Security Solutions, and Jim Loeffler, President of InTune Business Advisors.

Join us to discover the road for improved security and protecting your business, be it small or global.

The information discussed on this podcast is presented for informational purposes only. It is not intended as nor does it constitute specific information security or accounting advice and should not be acted upon as such.

15 Jan
The pain of staying the same, is worse than the pain of change – Episode 7

Today we are discussing the concept of change.  The title of the episode is called: “The pain of staying the same is worse than the pain of change.”  Most organizations fail to recognize that change is a process that makes improvements to the organization, instead of ignoring the problems and continuing to do the same things over and over again.  There is pending legislation that wants to fine or Jail CEOs that fail to do enough to protect the organization, and the data that they are using.

The mission of the Risk Avengers podcast is to discuss current cyber security issues, procedures for protecting your business, as well as Compliance requirements for business owners. 

Our 10 minute format is designed to make it easy for listeners to get up to date on the current People, Processes and Problems for your Business.

The show is Hosted by Albert Whale, Founder & CEO of IT Security Solutions, and Jim Loeffler, President of InTune Business Advisors.

Join us to discover the road for improved security and protecting your business, be it small or global.

The information discussed on this podcast is presented for informational purposes only. It is not intended as nor does it constitute specific information security or accounting advice and should not be acted upon as such.

http://traffic.libsyn.com/ironcityriskavengers/The_Pain_of_the_same_exceeds_the_pain_of_change.m4a

23 Dec
Equifax Breach reported to be preventable – Episode 6

This could also be titled, making your Cyber Security program into a profit center.

Recorded on 12/17/2018.

Today we are reviewing the news about the recent Equifax breach.  The GAO and congressional hearing seem to indicate that there were three major misses in the implementation of cybersecurity, and if they were implemented correctly, would have prevented the breach.  When was your last assessment?  What were the metrics? How can your organization benefit from improved security efforts.  This and more on our 10 minute explore.

The mission of the Risk Avengers podcast is to discuss current cyber security issues, procedures for protecting your business, as well as Compliance requirements for business owners.

Our 10 minute format is designed to make it easy for listeners to get up to date on the current People, Processes and Problems for your Business.

The show is Hosted by Albert Whale, Founder & CEO of IT Security Solutions, and Jim Loeffler, President of InTune Business Advisors.

 

07 Dec
Marriott, GDPR, EU & Google – Episode 4

In the news this past week is the largest single identified breach for Consumer Information, thus far (the final number is yet to be determined). With this information is also the threat from Congress to impose Jail time and stiffer fines to promote a more serious natures for organizations to do more than just apologize. When the CEO of a multinational corporation says that he’s sorry and he didn’t do enough to protect your information, is that enough?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/ironcityriskavengers/Marriott_GDPR_EU__Google.m4a

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