Aug 4, 2017

HBO Hack: Insiders Fear Leaked Emails as Probe Widens | Hollywood Reporter

HBO is taking a proactive approach. Plepler called for employees to be notified even before news of the hack broke. “It was one of the best examples of how to react to a crisis and communicate to your employees,” says Nigam. “I’ve never seen it happen this fast.” (With Sony, it took then-chairman Michael Lynton 12 days to email employees about the status, though he was in largely unchartered waters at the time.)

Source: HBO Hack: Insiders Fear Leaked Emails as Probe Widens | Hollywood Reporter

Aug 4, 2017

14 million US businesses are at risk of a hacker threat

“Most small-business owners take the attitude of ‘Why would anybody care about me? I’m just the little guy.’ It’s because you’re the little guy that you’re of interest,” says Hemu Nigam, founder of SSP Blue, an internet security consultant business, and the former vice president of internet enforcement at the Motion Picture Association of America. “Hackers love small businesses [because] they don’t have the resources to put in high-end cybersecurity protection and they may not be consciously aware they are

Source: 14 million US businesses are at risk of a hacker threat

Aug 4, 2017

How a fish tank helped hack a casino – The Washington Post

“This one is the most entertaining and clever thinking by hackers I’ve seen,” said Hemu Nigam, a former federal prosecutor for computer crimes and current chief executive of SSP Blue, a cybersecurity company.

Source: How a fish tank helped hack a casino – The Washington Post