Brendan Rooney, a director with The Crypsis Group, was featured in the Property Insurance Report. Below is a short excerpt.
Risk mitigation efforts like using cyber security software or complex passwords are only as effective as the human behind the keyboard allows them to be. Human error is a consistent theme in many of the attacks on businesses that cyber security firm Crypsis is called in to remediate. “A lot of times [the breach] is an email that is sent to an individual employee that purports to be from a legitimate source that contains maybe a link that is malicious and downloads some sort of malicious software into the client’s environment,” said Brendan Rooney, a Crypsis director. “That happens very frequently. I think the potential for that to occur in either commercial or personal lines is equal.”