The Insiders: Cybersecurity

Anthony J. Ferrante, FTI Consulting’s Global Head of Cybersecurity, recently spoke with Corporate Board Member about how companies can help manage cyber risks by regularly enlisting independent advisors to identify security flaws.

Anthony J. Ferrante, FTI Consulting’s Global Head of Cybersecurity, recently spoke with Corporate Board Member about how companies can help manage cyber risks by regularly enlisting independent advisors to identify security flaws.

FTI Cybersecurity’s Anthony J. Ferrante discusses the potential security risks associated with dockless bike services based on the financial and mobility data that such services collect in this CityLab article.

FTI Cybersecurity’s Anthony J. Ferrante discusses how the internet is fueling the cyber arms race, allowing malicious cyber actors to deliver weaponized tools at an unprecedented scope and scale in this article featured in Signal Magazine.

In this article, FTI’s Head of Cybersecurity comments on cyberspace becoming the new battlefield for modern warfare, the rise in malicious state-sponsored activity, the exploitation of information as a weapon for financial, political and other gain, and urges cybersecurity professionals to be prepared to stay ahead of malicious actors.

In this POLITICO EU article which discusses the growing security worries derailing the Chinese tech giant, Huawei’s 5G ambitions, FTI’s Head of Cybersecurity comments on the infrastructure of which data flows, government decisions to use Huawei products, and the risks these governments are willing to take.

In this article, FTI’s Alejandro Sánchez discusses the EC’s strategy and its opportunity to improve cybersecurity preparedness, response and recovery throughout the EU to ensure the security of their increasingly digitized society and, therefore, of the digital single market.

This webinar covers how to build a proactive program by mapping out the risk landscape and requirements early; how to lead and drive the process, who to involve and what to include; knowing what to prioritize; conducting a vulnerability assessment and identifying your organization’s critical assets; and offers practical tips for making malicious actors’ jobs harder.

With the rising number of cyber attacks taking place, malicious actors are gaining rapid momentum and becoming increasingly sophisticated. In 2018, cybersecurity professionals can surely expect to see more of the same from this past year, along with a handful of new challenges. In this November 2017 edition of Cyber Defense Magazine, Anthony J. Ferrante, […]

Our global landscape has become increasingly digitized, and this increased cyberconnectivity is changing the nature of the threats we face, posing serious implications for our national security. In this Yahoo article, FTI Consulting’s Global Head of Cybersecurity discusses the similarities between cyber and nuclear weapons and how these attacks are capable of imposing catastrophic consequences […]

Advanced threat actors — either cyber criminals or nation state hackers — are persistent in looking to conduct demonstrable harm to the national security interests, foreign relations, or economic posture of the U.S. Previous attacks have shown that these people are motivated, highly capable and constantly improving. In this POWER Magazine article, FTI Consulting’s Global […]

In this article, Anthony J. Ferrante, FTI Consulting’s Global Head of Cybersecurity discusses some of this year’s biggest cybersecurity incidents and his thoughts on current and emerging federal policy and legislation around how cybersecurity vulnerabilities are handled through the government’s Vulnerabilities Equities Process (VEP). Learn More >

Come Fly the Hackable Skies

October 12, 2017

FTI’s Anthony J. Ferrante is featured in this article Come Fly the Hackable Skies on SecurityInfoWatch.com and outlines a number of proactive measures that the aviation industry and organizations at large can adopt to address emerging cybersecurity threats.

The threats to insurers, and all organizations, are growing due to the increasing reliance of business activity on global internet connectivity, as well as the commercialization and professionalization of cyber crime. This potent combination is driving the increased frequency and severity of cyber incidents. In this article featured in Insurance Journal, FTI’s Global Head of […]

Security information and event management (SIEM) systems actively and continuously collect and document security-related events across an organization, providing a security team with alerts about potential threats or vulnerabilities. Such systems are designed to provide a single view across the massive datasets generated daily regarding an organization’s enterprise security, based on parameters defined by an […]

The potential financial impact of a global cyber attack today is on par with that of major natural disasters. Financial institutions have historically been targets of cyber criminal actors looking to steal money, client information and proprietary company data. These attacks have typically targeted customers, but alarmingly, since 2016, there has been an increase in campaigns aimed at breaching financial institutions directly.

Recently, we learned that Equifax was breached via a simple web application weakness, and over 143 million consumers’ records were compromised. These records weren’t salacious emails or leaked Game of Thrones episodes; these were the Social Security numbers, home addresses, and the most sensitive financial data of millions of Americans.

Anthony J. Ferrante, FTI Consulting’s Global Head of Cybersecurity addresses the growing cybersecurity threats affecting U.S. businesses today.  As the former Director for Cyber Incident Response at the U.S. National Security Council and the former Chief of Staff of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Cyber Division, Anthony J. Ferrante has seen cyber risk evolve from […]

This article discusses how IoT has evolved over the last two decades and the security risks that have emerged as a result. It will include a discussion of the key problems with IoT development and regulation, and the most pressing challenges security professionals need to consider when developing programs that include IoT security. The article also shares proactive steps organizations can take to establish or strengthen these programs.

Information governance (IG) has a wide range of varying definitions, depending on whom you ask. Some consider it to be an amorphous collection of policies that are difficult to translate into the real world. Others view it as a holistic strategy document, or a series of discrete, tactical projects that implement best practices in data […]