Experts have long been anticipating a cyber meltdown moment in the United States. Earlier this week, we saw “the big one” hit with the SolarWinds hack — one of the largest attacks in both scale and scope against government agencies, critical infrastructure entities and private companies. What does this mean for communicators and PR pros…

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As PR and public affairs specialists, we know tech clients will be asking our advice on how to navigate a potentially new administration and a Congress that remains split between Democrats and Republicans. From our point of view, there’s no one overall effect on tech policy. We think it will differ issue by issue. Here’s…

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It’s spooky season! It’s also National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and hackers everywhere are hoping you didn’t take advantage of this month to beef up your cybersecurity, conduct new trainings and refresh your crisis plans. As experts in the fast-paced world of cybersecurity PR and communications, we know how hard it can be to effectively…

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, nobody would have predicted that the shift to remote work would be anything but temporary. Now workforces thrive on technology — and need cybersecurity — more than ever. From highly regulated industries like financial services and healthcare to educational institutions, your computer is the new gateway to success in the…

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Never before have we relied on the technology and cybersecurity sectors as heavily as we do today. With more people working from home and using telehealth services or remote learning tools, it is more important than ever that Congress devote legislative time to cyber issues and, potentially, develop new policies and regulations. How Congress determines…

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Cybersecurity is a fast-paced industry — perhaps never more so than during COVID-19. What does that mean for PR pros today? To answer that, we spoke with our firm’s cybersecurity PR experts. Our team of cyber experts works with RH Strategic’s cybersecurity clients to tell their stories and navigate the ever-changing media landscape. In the…

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Every day, it seems like there’s a new cyber threat or attack. From the fear of cyberwarfare with Iran to reports of major multinational corporations leaving sensitive customer data exposed, 2020 has already seen its share of cybersecurity crises — and Q1 isn’t even over yet. This was a major point of discussion at the…

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Experts say we have been in a low-grade global cyber conflict for much of the past decade. Since the Stuxnet virus that disrupted Iran’s nuke-building capacity in 2010, followed by the Shamoon virus that disabled Saudi Aramco’s oil production in 2012, governments have pointed their cyber arsenals at one another in frightening ways. At the…

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Over the past few years, there’s been a lot of talk about the challenges that cybersecurity companies face in finding talent. As a client once said, “We love to admire this problem.” But what are we doing about it? RH Strategic recently attended two events in D.C. where the participants and assembled guests did more…

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but for businesses today cybersecurity must be a year-long endeavor. Good cybersecurity prevents data breaches, protects reputations, and saves businesses time and money by avoiding PR crises. Thanks to the concentration of cyber experts and policymakers within the D.C. metro area, the District has become a year-round hub for cyber…

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In 2014, we wrote a blog introducing readers to the top 11 cybersecurity reporters at that time. Much has changed in the past five years. Cybersecurity has evolved to protect businesses and individuals from the ever-shifting threat landscape. Today, cybersecurity experts are focused on deepfakes, quantum computing and increasing regulation, including the California Consumer Privacy…

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