The Law Offices of Mary N. Chaney, P.L.L.C.
The Cyber Security Law Firm of Texas

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The Breach Whisperer

About Mary....

Mary N. Chaney, Esq., CISSP® is a former Special Agent for the FBI where she investigated cybercrime, a seasoned corporate executive that built and operated information security teams and now a cybersecurity attorney.

As a self-described “Breach Whisperer” our firm can train your company to properly prepare for your eventual breach!

The overall goal of our firm is to use our wealth of knowledge and expertise to help support, translate and advise, Boards of Directors, CIO's, CISO's and General Counsel's on how to legally protect their company from cyber related risk.

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You don’t have to know EVERYTHING a threat actor may do….

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Inevitably I hear businesses say to me, we can't know EVERYTHING! There are so many threat actors out there, whether it is crimeware, nation states, script kiddies, etc. Do you ever wonder why in cyber security everything is worse case scenarios? It's Chicken Little everyday! 

Excuse me for geeking out a bit but most of the time, the file is an executable file, a program, a .exe file which means someone must click on a link, open a document, i.e. do something which causes the program to run for it to actually work. It is always a good idea to have a robust cyber security awareness program for your organization! I would rather someone not open a document than shut down my entire network!