Download the Brief: Data Breach Escalation

The following brief is based on the webinar “Business Crisis Risk — Data Breach Escalationpresented by Jim Satterfield, President, COO and Co-Founder of Firestorm and Jack Healey, Business Crisis-Risk Practice leader, Firestorm.

In this brief, we discuss the highpoints of

  • Prevention: phishing attempts where employees opened emails with compromised attachments
  • The sophistication original data breaches: basic but effective
  • Malware that should be detected: commonly known vulnerabilities
  • Targeting organizations that had fallen behind on patching




Firestorm® Solutions, is a Novume™ Solutions company (Nasdaq: NVMM), and is a leading crisis and risk management firm and America’s CRISIS COACH®. Since 2005, Firestorm has assisted clients in transforming crisis into value by responding to some of the largest and most complex crisis events as well as combining best-practice consulting with proven crisis management expertise. Firestorm empowers clients to manage crisis and risk through assessments, audits, program development, insurance partnerships, training and advisory services using the PREDICT.PLAN.PERFORM.® methodology.

Firestorm assesses, audits, develops, trains and tests strategies and programs encompassing emergency response, business continuity, crisis management, and crisis communications/PR. Firestorm demonstrates thought leadership in workplace violence prevention, cyber-breach response, insurance-related services, communicable illness/pandemic planning, artificial intelligence, and every preparedness initiative.

Firestorm provided crisis management and crisis communications services to Virginia Tech after the shootings and continues to provide services to keep tens of thousands of employees, customers and students safer.

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