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Defend Yourself Against Domain Squatting

August 26, 2015

By: Jason Straight, Senior Vice President, Cyber Risk Solutions and Kevin Noble, Senior Director, Cyber Risk Solutions

UnitedLex has been tracking an expanding threat arising from fraudulent emails targeting senior company executives that exploit the domain name registration system.  The FBI has issued alerts recently on this mode of attack.  Most often, the attacker is seeking to impersonate a senior executive, often a CEO or CFO) in order to induce a...

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RSA Conference Keynote

May 18, 2015

By Jason Straight, Senior Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer, UnitedLex

The points below are from the keynote speech given at the RSA Conference last month by Amit Yoran, President of RSA. Amit is well-known and respected as an innovative thinker, and he definitely set a provocative tone for the conference by declaring that the security...

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NYT Pours More Salt on Law Firm Security Wound, but Misses the Point

April 6, 2015

By Jason Straight, Senior Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer, UnitedLex

According to the New York Times, a CitiGroup cyberintelligence report warned employees and clients that law firms were at “high risk for cyberintrusions” and their data security standards...

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Private Email versus Business Email: Blurred Lines

March 18, 2015

By Jason Straight, Senior Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer, UnitedLex

We’ve all seen the picture. Hillary Clinton, wearing sunglasses, checks her PDA while on a government trip aboard a Boeing C-17 military plan.  Little did we know at the time that the email she was checking wasn’t supported and protected by the State Department but was in fact a personal server located in her residence.  Her use of a “homebrew...

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Phones, Camera…Selfie!

March 11, 2015

By: Amit Patil, Manager, Patent Engineering, UnitedLex

When Philippe Kahn took the first picture using a camera built into a mobile phone in 1997, little did he know that selfies would become a widespread phenomenon.

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