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COVID 19 : Lessons Learnt (11 March 2020)

I have been involved in response to COVID19 which took the world by surprise & during last 2 months, I did several things at unprecedented speed.

I am putting together this article summarizing my lessons learnt & hope these will be useful for others. I would have liked to articulate more, but I am choosing to keep my sentences short & straightforward - exactly how you should communicate when you are dealing with infectious diseases

So here are the lessons…


Added by Siddharth Sharad Padbidri on March 11, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Webinar - Return to Office post COVID-19

This session will give an insight on taking precautionary measures from Cyber Security and Data Privacy standpoint to ensure in strengthening IT Security, Protecting our Data and Safeguarding the Business.

Speaker -

Kavitha Srinivasulu | Associate Director , AstraZeneca

Here is the recorded video of webinar …


Added by Kavitha on June 5, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Sample Cyber Security Update For Management (COVID 19)

During the COVID 19 crisis many organizations had to shift to Work From Home in a very short notice. During this time it is very important to keep your management and team members informed. Here is a sample cyber security update for your management during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Sample Cyber Security Update For Management
I wanted to keep you all updated on the progress on cyber security posture of "Your Company" and…

Added by CISO Platform on April 17, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Work From Home Guidelines for Security (COVID19)

I hope all of you are doing well. As you are aware that as response to Coronavirus Crisis many of us had to transition to work from home.  
The bad news is that Work from home poses unique security threats and challenges. Hackers have already started exploiting the current situation. We must be very cautious. The world is in a crisis and we cannot afford to face another crisis in the cyber world.

Work From Home Guidelines for…

Added by CISO Platform on April 17, 2020 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on COVID-19 Business Impact

Leadership requires dealing with ambiguous situations.  The ability to adapt to unforeseen crisis events is a crucial skill for cybersecurity and strategy professionals.  Nobody saw Covid-19 coming a year ago, yet as it has swept across the globe it has impacted the world economy, disrupted longstanding business operations, and affected the everyday…


Added by Matthew Rosenquist on June 14, 2020 at 10:34am — No Comments

why CISO becoming vCISO in part of the Covid19 new normal ?

As a SaaS GRC pioneer, We have been hearing since this black swan event happened, that world wants to allow the topmost secure role in the company  CISO also goes vCISO route.

2 things - Great deal of advantage

  1. COST- Instead spending 250k on a CISO, companies can optimize their spend on not wasting a CISO resources full time for a single organization without full utlization. Like how other roles becoming a fractional CTO, the CISO also have turned into vCISO model finally…

Added by Shanmugavel Sankaran on June 23, 2020 at 2:48pm — No Comments

The Corona Threat Intelligence

Its been all over the news, the Corona pandemic. Being a part of Threat Intelligence definitely helped me protect the infrastructure I work for. Whilst it all started with cyber attackers using a Fake Coronavirus campaign deploying Emotet, it slowly and steadily spread across different continents and Threat Actors(TA) to use this opportunity to deploy their malicious tools, intents.

While a little humane on TA would have been appreciated, It never was a problem for TA to lure users to…


Added by Alston Daril on March 20, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

[Webinar] Upskilling Your Engineers in Cybersecurity while they WFH

Key points of Discussion 

1)- How attackers audit your products

  • What lessons can be learned from them

2)- Why evaluate your engineers via a CTF

  • You will understand the strengths and weaknesses of your team
  • Engineers will understand attack vectors, their ease or…

Added by CISO Platform on April 9, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Sample Email From CISO to the Board for Preparing for Black Swan Event

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt there is another threat that is rising by the day- the risk of cyberattacks. Work from home will suddenly change the security dynamics both from defense and offense perspective and the world is not prepared for it.

Here is a sample Email from a CISO to the Board:

Hello everybody,

I hope all of you and your family/friends…

Added by CISO Platform on April 17, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

[Webinar] Collaborated Cyber Defense in Pandemic Times

Key Discussion Points -

- How cyber security teams should collaborate in pandemics

- Your remote employees are now your 3rd parties.

- Quickly achieve security by asking a CISO you know

- How to ask a peer without revealing internal information

- What information is useful to share

About Speakers : Akshat Jain | CoFounder at Cyware Labs…


Added by CISO Platform on April 30, 2020 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Check list for Work from Home Amidst COVID 19

This is posted on behalf of Ashish Khanna, Assistant Vice President - Corporate IT for EIH Limited (Oberoi Group).

Due to CORONA virus most of the organizations are allowing their employees to work form home.Here is a checklist for work from home amidst COVID-19.

Check list for Work from Home Amidst COVID…


Added by CISO Platform on April 8, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Cyber Security Considerations Regarding Telework or Remote Work Options in COVID 19

This blog is posted on behalf of Nilesh Gavali. As organizations prepare for possible impacts of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), many may consider alternate workplace options for their employees. Remote work options—or telework—require an enterprise virtual private network (VPN) solution to connect employees to an organization’s information…


Added by CISO Platform on April 8, 2020 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Incident Response and coronavirus

[Posted on Behalf of Dinesh Kumar Aggarwal Founder | CISO | Architect | Cyber Security Practitioner | Information Security Blogger & Speaker]

Security Incident Response and and corona virus!

There are a lot of parallels between the lessons learned by the health agencies from the recent virus outbreak in China and how cyber security world should respond in case of an incident or security threat. On the surface the virus spread…


Added by CISO Platform on June 8, 2020 at 5:22pm — No Comments

10 Best Practices for a Secure “Home WiFi” Network

This blog at CISO Platform is written on behalf of Archie Jackson, Senior Director and Head of IT & IS at Incedo Inc.

10 Best Practices for a Secure “Home WiFi” Network

  1. Default Router Password: Access your home WiFi router settings by typing into

    your web browser. Enter the username and password for the router. You may find it on the

    router label. Most of the home WiFi…

Added by CISO Platform on April 22, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Amidst working from home, secure the “Home WiFi” network

[Posted on Behalf of Archie Jackson,  Senior Director and Head of IT & IS Incedo Inc]

There is a #global new normal during the #COVID19 #pandemic of working from home. Be it any industry, the mode of operation has limited to the boundaries of residences.

Listing down 10 important measures to strengthen the controls of security & privacy for your Home-Office WiFi.

 1.      Default Router…


Added by CISO Platform on July 29, 2020 at 11:53am — No Comments

COVID-19: How To protect Organizations from Cyber Attack using iSOC

Lets talk on why we need iSOC in the COVID situation. 

Enterprises are moving towards a different working organization due to Covid19 pandemic situation - major part of employees within the organization are bound to work remotely, which is increasing their exposure to security threats including phishing, hacking, adware & malware attacks, e-mail & application vulnerabilities etc.

Means the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in cybercrime, and moreover attackers use…


Added by MUKESH KUMAR BANSAL on June 14, 2020 at 7:36pm — No Comments

COVID - 19 The Disrupter

[Posted on Behalf of Dennis Leber Cybersecurity Executive | CISO | Board Member | Educator | Speaker | Author |]

What have we learned from this Global event?

Here are some of my thoughts; we learned getting back to basics is paramount.

In the haste to move Millions of people to remote work; many organizations and "experts" published the same message, use a VPN, strong passwords, updated anti-malware/virus solutions, update operating system(s),…


Added by CISO Platform on May 29, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Increase of the Phishing attacks in the COVID-19 situation

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Novel CoronaVirus is not only posing a grave danger in the real world, but it is also posing a threat to the cyberworld. Cybercriminals are exploiting the public fears about this deadly virus using phishing attacks.

Phishing is a technique used by cybercriminals to send genuine-looking emails and make the user take actions. These actions can be replying with personal information or clicking…


Added by Venkata Satish Guttula on April 30, 2020 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Covid-19 – Teleworking Guideline

By @NileshGavali, CISSP, Security+

Covid-19 – Teleworking Guideline

As You all…


Added by Nilesh Gavali on March 22, 2020 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Information Security Tips when Working from Home (COVID 19)

These Information Security Tips when Working from Home are posted on behalf of Bhushan Deo, CISO for Thermax Limited

Connection & Access

  1. Avoid connecting to unsecured Wi-Fi / networks for internet.
  2. Use…

Added by CISO Platform on April 8, 2020 at 3:49pm — 2 Comments

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Has Anyone Evaluated Digital Signature (like Docusign)?

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What are your strategies for using Zoom in your organization after recent vulnerabilities in news about Zoom platform?

Started by CISO Platform. Last reply by ANAND SHRIMALI May 20, 2020. 4 Replies

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