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At IAPP Conference in Las Vegas, Crypsis VP to Lead Panel Offering Practical Solutions for Achieving Reasonable Security

[McLean, VA – 19 September 2019] Crypsis Group vice president Sam Rubin will moderate a panel discussion on how the law and the courts view “reasonable security” in data breach matters at the...

Crypsis Appoints Leading Cyber Crime Investigator as Vice President

The Crypsis Group, which specializes in delivering cyber security incident response, risk management, and digital forensics services to companies and organizations of all sizes, today announced it...

How the City of Stuart avoided a massive payout when its system was hacked

“However, Crypsis, the company that is helping the city through the hack, says most of its clients aren’t so lucky. It’s unfortunate that many times that’s what we do is help them pay the ransom”...

Expanding its Cyber Security Consulting Strength, Crypsis Grows its New York and Austin Locations

McLean, VA  - In response to accelerating demand for its cyber security services, The Crypsis Group announced today that it is expanding its offices in New York City and Austin and adding key...

How to Safeguard Your Tech, and Your Money, While Traveling

Before leaving on a trip, Sam Rubin, a vice president of the Crypsis Group, a cybersecurity consulting firm, advises all travelers, regardless of the size of their employer, to make sure their...

The Crypsis Group Hires Accomplished Technology Sales Executive to Accelerate Revenues

Committed to further growth, cyber security company appoints Mark Cravotta as its Chief Revenue Officer

The Crypsis Group Strengthens its Cyber Investigations Team with Key Hire

MCLEAN, VA – As cyber attacks on government and private sector networks continue to expand and evolve, The Crypsis Group announced today that it has appointed a leading digital crime investigations...

Iranians Accused in Cyberattacks, Including One That Hobbled Atlanta

The group was also known for meticulously encrypting its victims’ data, manually from file to file; changing file names to “I’m sorry”; demanding high ransom payments in Bitcoin; and giving victims...

Foreign hackers are protected in our courts by an outdated law; Congress needs to change that

“The extent and volume of information that they were able to obtain in these subpoenas goes beyond the capabilities of an individual,” Sam Rubin, a vice president of the Crypsis Group cybersecurity...

Crypsis Named Cyber Risk Service Provider of the Year

The Insurance Insider named The Crypsis Group its "Cyber Risk Service Provider of the Year for 2018.  Learn more here.

Russian Hackers Aren’t the Only Ones to Worry About

The scale of the operation, as well as the targets, suggest this was a state operation. “The extent and volume of information that they were able to obtain in these subpoenas goes beyond the...

What Lies Beneath a Cyber Breach

“Rooney and the Crypsis team are called in after a cyber incident. It often starts with a call from an attorney who has determined that an investigation is required. Crypsis runs proprietary programs...

Judge ‘Troubled’ By Ukraine Hacker-Trader Turncoat’s Lies

“Bret Padres, who investigated PR Newswire’s breaches while at Stroz Friedberg and was later hired by the government in connection with the case after he became CEO of the Crypsis Group, took the...

Bloomberg - Elliott Broidy and the GOP's Bad Hacking Karma

“If there had been two-factor authentication in place, many of these attacks would not have been possible,” says Sam Rubin, vice president of Crypsis Group, a security advisory firm hired by Broidy....

The New Yorker - The Digital Vigilantes Who Hack Back

Bret Padres, a former Air Force computer-crime investigator who is now the C.E.O. of the Crypsis Group, a cyberforensics firm, told me about some work he had done for a defense contractor whose...

The Crypsis Group Opens West Coast Office

 Cyber security firm hires nationally-known digital forensics expert to run new L.A. office; also expands operations in Chicago

Axios - Global Hack Appears Aimed At Damage, Not Money

As Bret Padres, a former intel official and CEO of The Crypsis Group tells Axios, “a just as plausible explanation is that this is a coding error” that makes it look like a wiper and not a simple...

Axios - The Growing Threat Of Ransomware Attacks

The ransom requested for access to an infected computer is $300 in bitcoin, and “doesn’t seem consistent with state-sponsored attackers,” Bret Padres, a former intel official and CEO of The Crypsis...

CBS Evening News - Putin Insists Russian Government Not Involved In U.S. Election Hacking

“He’s trying to create some plausible deniability,” Padres said. “I think he might be concerned about some evidence that will be disclosed and he sort of wants to distance himself from those that...

The New York Times - How To Protect Yourself From Ransomware Attacks

Information technology professionals should also regularly educate and test employees on spotting suspicious emails, said Matt Ahrens, vice president of Crypsis, a cybersecurity firm.

The Crypsis Group Announces Hire of Bret Padres as CEO

Padres Adds Unique Expertise to Startup