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Spencer Giles, Author at Delap CPA

02 Jan

Common Cybersecurity Issues Financial Institutions Face and How to Address Them

January 2, 2019 | By | No Comments

Since 1992, Delap Cyber has served a wide variety of financial institution clients, from national banks to local credit unions. But no matter the size of the institution, one constant rings true: all financial institutions face the ongoing challenge of staying on top of cybersecurity. In this article, we outline some of the cybersecurity issues […]

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24 Mar

RFID Security – Have You Left Your Doors Open? Part Three: How to Avoid an Attack

March 24, 2016 | By | No Comments

How should organizations be mitigating these significant risks to their environments? For one, the notion that having RFID physical access control systems guarantee that they are secure needs to be abolished. It is far too often forgotten that there are no “silver bullets” in security and RFID security is a perfect example. Organizations need to […]

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22 Mar

RFID Security – Have You Left Your Doors Open? Part Two: Types of Attacks

March 22, 2016 | By | No Comments

The ProxMark III is the de facto device for attacking RFID-based physical access control systems. Originally created by Jonathan Westhues for his master’s thesis, both the software and the hardware has been continually developed by an active online community ( This very flexible and powerful device is the size of a deck of cards and […]

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17 Mar

RFID Security – Have You Left Your Doors Open? Part One: Gaining Awareness.

March 17, 2016 | By | No Comments

If you’ve dropped in to grab coffee from a downtown Starbucks on a weekday morning, you’ve probably noticed that seemingly everyone has a small, white plastic badge attached to their clothing somewhere. These are otherwise known as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) badges, and are widely deployed by organizations around the world to control physical access […]

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