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FTC updates Safeguards Rule

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Goliath’s Cyber (in)Sanity podcast series…

In this insightful episode of Cyber (in)Sanity, host Andrew Berkuta and co-host Angelo Longo are joined by Chuck Layton, a seasoned cybersecurity leader with a rich background, ranging from NASA to Alvin Community College. The discussion delves into Chuck’s extensive experience as a leader within the cybersecurity realm, shedding light on the strategies that have defined his successful tenure.

As the conversation unfolds, Chuck discusses the intricacies of managing and leading a cybersecurity team, offering practical advice for aspiring leaders in the field. The episode emphasizes the lasting impact of service-centric leadership, making it clear why Chuck finds it challenging to relinquish his passion for the industry after many years of dedicated service.

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Cybersecurity risks can result in significant financial losses, reputational damage, and legal repercussions. Our Cyber Advisory Services provide comprehensive solutions to help businesses protect themselves against cyber threats.

We work closely with you to understand your security requirements and develop a customized strategy to address potential threats.

Our services include but not limited to:

  • Incident Response Management 
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Vulnerability Management
  • CMMC Readiness & Gap Assessment
  • Network Vulnerability & Penetration Testing
  • Web Application Security Assessments
  • PenTesting as a Service (PTaaS)
  • Wireless Security Assessments
  • Red & Purple Teaming
  • Cyber Due Diligence
  • Executive Cyber Advisory Services
  • Tabletop Exercises


Are you concerned about the increasing threat of cyber attacks and data breaches? Do you want to ensure that your business is protected from potential security risks? Our Managed Security Services can help!

Our company offers comprehensive managed security services that provide businesses with the peace of mind they need to focus on their core operations.

Our services include but not limited to:

  • 24/7 Security Monitoring and Analysis
  • Real-Time Threat Detection and Prevention
  • Remediation
  • End-to-End Visibility
  • True Zero-Day Prevention
  • Analysis of Both Internal and External Traffic
  • Integrated Threat Intelligence
  • Machine Learning Based Prevention
  • Active Vulnerability Scanning
  • Ongoing Regulatory Compliance Support

Supporting Business Needs

We provide you with high quality Cyber Advisory services to assist with company growth and regulatory compliance.

Executive Cyber Advisory Services

In just a few hours you can have a security expert on staff who can assist with compliance, threats and vulnerability management for your organization.

Risk and Compliance

Obtain Audit and Audit assessment on compliance controls for CMMC, NIST, SOC 1/2/3, PCI, GDPR and many other compliance frameworks.

DevSecOps and SecOps

We have secure blueprints to start your journey into DevSecOps and supporting cyber security teams with SecOps.

Penetration Testing

While some might consider pen tests as just a vulnerability scan meant to check the box on a compliance requirement, Goliath believes the exercise should actually be much more.

Our Executive Team

Our team of experts include former CISOs with over 25 years of experience in the IT security services industry.

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Dave Ackley

CEO and Founder

Andrew Berkuta

COO / Head of Cyber Advisory Services

Angelo Longo

Head of Executive Cyber Advisory Services

Tim Rose

Chief Sales & Strategy Officer

News, Blogs & Articles

Mortgage Brokers, Lenders & Cybersecurity_Goliath Cyber Security Group
Cybersecurity services and solutions to protect customer data and maintain FTC Safeguards Rule compliance. Is Your Company Compliant to The New FTC Rule Changes? Changes to an important Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Rule shine a light at the information security practices of mortgage brokers, lenders, and agents. […]
Everyone benefits, the CISO, the company, and the insurer when CISOs are included in cyber insurance negotiations. Generally speaking, negotiating cyber insurance policies falls to the general counsel, chief financial officer, or chief operations officer. Having the CISO at the table when negotiating with insurance companies […]
Why Your IT MSP needs a Cybersecurity partner_Goliath Cyber Security
Many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) turn to IT Managed Service Providers (MSP’s) for their IT needs, but often find that they do not provide the necessary cybersecurity tools, solutions, and expertise. Let’s explore some of the reasons why your MSP is most likely not be […]
The Importance of E-commerce Application Security Testing_Goliath Cyber Security Group
Cyber attacks on e-commerce applications are a common trend in 2023 as e-commerce businesses become more omnichannel, they build and deploy increasingly more API interfaces, with threat actors constantly exploring more ways to exploit vulnerabilities. This is why regular testing and ongoing monitoring are necessary to […]
Many organizations have begun prioritizing cybersecurity competency at every level of seniority. A rule proposed by the SEC in April of 2022, which requires stricter qualifications for cybersecurity expertise on boards and in senior management, is tentatively scheduled to be finalized by October 2023.  As organizations across all […]
The Changing Dynamics of Cyber Insurance_Goliath Cyber Security Group
For the last couple of years, insurance companies have become increasingly careful about underwriting cyber-insurance policies, making it harder for organizations to purchase policies at an affordable price point with the coverage level needed. It’s not difficult to figure out why insurers are hesitant, cyberattacks continue […]
Cyber Insurance Coverage Checklist_Goliath Cyber Insurance Group
These days, cybercrime is rampant. More businesses than ever before, regardless of size, face various security challenges that pose major threats such as an all-out data breach. Most organizations have heard about the daunting consequences of a data breach. So it’s no surprise that cyber insurance […]
How to Effectively Manage Cybersecurity Risk_Goliath Cyber Security Group
Implementing an effective risk management program is an essential component of defending against cyberattacks. In this article, learn how to develop a cybersecurity risk management framework and why doing so should be a top priority for Cybersecurity Leaders and Organizations as a whole. What Is Cybersecurity […]
Cyber Insurance: What it Covers and Why It’s Important for Businesses_Goliath Cyber Security Group
As the world becomes increasingly digitized, cyber threats are becoming a major concern for businesses of all sizes. A single data breach can lead to millions of dollars in losses and irreparable damage to a company’s brand image. This is where cyber insurance steps in to […]
GLBA Compliance For Dealerships_Goliath Cyber Security Group
Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has extended its deadline to June 9, 2023 for any company that collects Personally Identifying Financial Information (PIFI) to comply with the revised “Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information” (Safeguards Rule) under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA). The Safeguards Rule is intended […]
Today, Coverdash, the leading embedded insurtech company focused on business insurance, and Goliath Cyber Security Group, a firm that specializes in providing comprehensive Cyber Advisory Services, have announced a partnership that enables new and existing Goliath customers to get proper cyber and other business insurance protection online. Coverdash’s […]
Introduction The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) has existed for years, but it has directly affected colleges and universities in the past four years. Higher education organizations will need to review their GLBA compliance to ensure compliance with the upcoming Safeguards Rule changes scheduled to take effect in June 2023. […]