Conversations in Risk-Based Security

NICE Framework Success Story - Abstract

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Feb 16, 2021 11:07:43 AM

Lynx is passionate about helping clients understand and reduce risks they may face, including potential hazards associated with competency gaps. Lynx trusts that a standardized approach improves their clients’ hiring, training, and succession processes as well as enables employees to better understand what capabilities are needed for desired positions and upskill accordingly. Lynx therefore utilizes the NICE Framework, as it is both far reaching and lends itself to competency assessments and careerpathing activities.

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Topics: Cybersecurity Talent Gap, Risk Management, Integrated Risk Management, competency

Lynx Has Been Named a 2020 Best and Brightest Companies

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Jan 14, 2021 9:58:19 AM

Lynx proudly announces our selection as a National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For winner for the fourth consecutive year. This award recognizes companies that excel at employee relations, use innovation to motivate employees, implement creative compensation programs and more. Winners will be recognized at National Winners’ celebration during the upcoming Summit: the week of March 15, 2021!

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A Ceasefire in the War Between IT and Security Operations

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Dec 7, 2020 3:48:45 PM

Friction has existed between IT departments and Security Operations for years. If turf wars and business silos are not the cause, the lack of collaboration and communication will often lead to disharmony between the two. The left hand should know what the right hand is doing and vice versa, but that can only happen if the problems between them are acknowledged and addressed. Check out our recent conversation where Lynx CEO Gina Mahin and Steven Bay, Director of Security Operations and Threat Intelligence at Security On-Demand, discuss how Integrated Risk Management can bring a ceasefire to this friction and turn these teams into partners working toward the common goal of protecting the business.

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Topics: Risk Management, Security, cybersecurity, Shadow IT, Risk Integration, Integrated Risk Management

Cybersecurity in the New Normal

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Jul 29, 2020 11:19:30 AM

Covid-19 forced organizations to rethink and restructure overnight. Rapid changes in networks and working practices mean increased attack surfaces and security gaps. As organizations begin to lift restrictions, we wonder - What does the “new normal” look like and how are organizations managing through the changes?

Come and join us to discuss how the Covid-19 pandemic is impacting organization's cybersecurity programs. We have a remarkable panel lined up to share their thoughts and insight.

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Topics: cybersecurity, covid19

Protect against phishing and social engineering in the ‘new normal’

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Jul 6, 2020 1:20:00 PM

Covid-19 forced organizations and CISOs to restructure basically overnight.  Rapid changes in networks and working practices means increased attack surfaces and security gaps.  Now we are moving to the ‘new normal’ as organizations begin to lift restrictions.  The pandemic may be easing but don’t expect the increased attacks that it initiated to end any time soon.

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Stay Safe and Healthy! Let’s Help to Create a Future we can Love!

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Jun 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM

We at Lynx acknowledge the pain and heartbreak, the frustration and exhaustion overwhelming some of our staff members, customers, partners and friends.  And more broadly, communities of color across America.

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Risk management during the COVID-19 pandemic: Recovery Checklist

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Jun 3, 2020 12:49:43 PM

Guest Blog by Gowling WLG - Jahmiah Ferdinand-Hodkin

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COVID-19 Latest Cyber and Risk Information and Resources

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Apr 7, 2020 10:55:25 AM

We hope you are staying safe during this unusual time.  With COVID-19 effecting everyone around the world, we wanted to share some resourceful links that may help you during this time.  Below are links from multiple cyber and risk sources in order to help you during this virus lock down.

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Competency: Why Certification isn’t Enough

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Mar 25, 2020 10:00:00 AM

LYNX Technology Partners is fortunate to work with industry thought-leaders from around the globe.  We have learned a great deal from conversations with these leaders – these conversations continue to inform our day-to-day business, and the creation of industry solutions.  We thought YOU might like to ‘eavesdrop’ on some of these fascinating conversations. 

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CORONAVIRUS:  Another “Case” for Integrated Risk Management

Posted by Lynx Technology Partners on Mar 16, 2020 10:36:03 AM

Just as you’ve begun to update and reevaluate operational structure in support of growing threats of all sorts, along comes….Coronavirus - as if we needed a reminder that the world is full of ‘threats’.  

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Topics: Integrated Risk Management