Rafael Amado

Strategy and Research Analyst
Rafael Amado

Recent Posts by Rafael Amado

Cyber Risks and High-frequency Trading: Conversation with an Insider

March 26, 2019

Research from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace published this week focused the attention on how financial systems around the …

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SingHealth Breach Post-mortem: Key Findings

January 29, 2019

On 10 January 2019, Singaporean authorities finally released a report detailing how the attack against Singapore’s largest group of healthcare …

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Tackling Phishing: The Most Popular Phishing Techniques and What You Can Do About It

December 12, 2018

Overall, the infosec community has done a relatively good job in securing systems. While a measure of restrained back-patting is …

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Black Friday and Cybercrime: Retail’s Frankenstein Monster

November 20, 2018

With every year that passes, Black Friday seems to morph into a creation its original proponents could not have even …

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To Pay or Not to Pay: A Large Retailer Responds to DDoS Extortion

November 8, 2018

Fans of The Sopranos or Goodfellas are well-versed in the world of extortion. Whether it is paying off Tony Soprano …

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81,000 Hacked Facebook Accounts for Sale: 5 Things to Know

November 2, 2018

This morning, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) published an article detailing how online actors had obtained and advertised at least …

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Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 4 – Privacy

October 25, 2018

This week in Brussels, Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook somewhat surprisingly castigated how personal data is handled by businesses and …

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12.5 Million Email Archives Exposed: Lowering the Barriers for BEC

October 18, 2018

Digital Shadows’ latest research report, Pst! Cybercriminals on the Outlook for Your Emails, highlights the different ways cybercriminals can access corporate …

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Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 1 – Credential Hygiene

October 3, 2018

It’s the opening week of the annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (U.S.) and Cyber Security Month (Europe). While good …

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Online Cybercrime Courses: Back to School Season

August 23, 2018

It’s that time of year again. Summer is drawing to a close and retailers are making the most of the …

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