In April’s edition of the FTI Cybersecurity Briefing Book, read about the BuzzFeed Defamation Lawsuit, our Assessment & Incident Response Retainer, trend alters, media mentions and events.

Emails impersonating legitimate individuals for nefarious purposes, also known as business email compromise (BEC), is a rapidly growing threat. In this High Performance Counsel article, FTI Cybersecurity’s Anthony J. Ferrante and Greenberg Traurig’s Paul Ferrillo describe why it should be a concern for all organizations, and how to protect against an attack or respond in the event an attack is successful.

The ominous-sounding “dark web” is often associated with criminal activity, and there is no denying that it is used as a platform for illicit purposes. But corporations that know how to monitor the global platform can protect themselves from cyber attacks. In this FTI Journal article, FTI Cybersecurity’s David Dunn details how cyber criminals are exploiting the dark web and why you should too.

Ahead of the RSA 2019 conference, IT Pro Today asked cybersecurity experts what they thought would be the biggest draws. Many spoke about machine learning and artifical intelligence, including Anthony J. Ferrante, Global Head of Cybersecurity.

In the fast-moving world of cybersecurity, predicting the full threat landscape is near impossible. But it is possible to extrapolate major risks in the coming months based on trends and events of last year. In this FTI Journal article, Anthony J. Ferrante, Global Head of Cybersecurity at FTI Consulting discusses what organizations must be aware of to be prepared.

When the government shutdown at the end of 2018 and it continued into 2019, it slowed investigations and prosecutions of cyber criminals by the FBI, as well as their ability to fend off digital threats to national security. Anthony J. Ferrante, Global Head of Cybersecurity, provided his input on the bureau’s “difficulty resuming cyber operations” in this article from The Washington Post.

In September 2018, the Cybersecurity Unit of the Department of Justice (DOJ) released an update to its 2015 guidance for navigating cybersecurity incident response. In this FTI Journal article, Anthony J. Ferrante addresses both what is new in the DOJ’s revised guidance, and what is critical for clients to understand and act upon.

Since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was activated in May 2018, we are now seeing examples of enforcement activity. Those are helping organizations better understand the long-term landscape for compliance. This article examines the intersection of GDPR and cybersecurity.

In this article, originally published by ISSA, FTI Consulting’s Cybersecurity expert Anthony J. Ferrante and Fordham University Professor of Science D. Frank Hsu discuss cryptocurrency and the use of blockchain technology. Learn about the risks associated with cryptocurrency and the process in which organizations should take to strengthen their security stance as it relates to […]

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.

n Sunday, April 8, 2018, FTI Consulting’s Global Head of Cybersecurity, Anthony J. Ferrante, appeared on the 60 Minutes segment “Ground Zero in Russia’s Hack of U.S. Election Infrastructure.” As a former Director of Cyber Incident Response on the National Security Council, Anthony discussed election security and lessons learned from Russia’s cyberattack against state voting systems during the 2016 presidential election.

On Thursday, March 8, 2018, Anthony J. Ferrante, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Cybersecurity at FTI Consulting, gave a prepared statement before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing on China, the United States, and Next Generation Connectivity. His testimony focused on the massive leaps digital networks have made to support our […]

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 the wake of security concerns over the Strava app, FTI Consulting’s Global Head of Cybersecurity, Anthony J. Ferrante comments on the risks associated with other data-sharing technologies, including dockless bike services in this CityLab article.

Should I Fear the Reaper?

January 17, 2018

In the first of a new series in which FTI Consulting experts answer timely questions about matters affecting business, FTI’s Global Head of Cybersecurity, Anthony J. Ferrante, offers insight about Reaper, a malware that can lie dormant in corporate computer systems.

FTI Consulting’s Global Head of Cybersecurity revealed his top three cybersecurity predictions for 2018 which include learning why a surge in IoT issues, the weaponization of cyberspace, and the emergence of new security requirements top his list of concerns in the cyber arena.

In this article, FTI Consulting’s Global Head of Cybersecurity discusses the issued alerts as well as the importance of staying abreast of the most up-to-date intelligence on this front and organizations building a strong incident response programs to deal with emerging risks from Hidden Cobra and threat actors.