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Shady Websites Pushing Pharmaceuticals Trying to Capitalize on COVID-19 Fears

NormShield Researchers Find Spike in Creation of Web Addresses Including Drug Names Like “Hydroxychloroquine” Following White House Briefings and Additional High-Profile Support 

Vienna, VA, April 9, 2020 – Shadowy sellers want to capitalize on interest in pharmaceuticals promising a potential treatment to COVID-19. Researchers from the cyber risk assessment company 

A message from our CEO

It remains our top priority to adapt our operations and take active steps to confront this public health threat. 

All NormShield employees have been working from home and following the advice of our respective government entities. We would like to assure our clients that our business is fully operational and functioning at 100%. 

To support customers [...]

Patricia Titus, Markel’s Chief Privacy and Information Security Officer Joins NormShield Board of Directors

VIENNA, VA., Nov. 12, 2019 – NormShield, the only provider of a standards-based external cyber risk assessment platform, today named Patricia Titus, chief privacy and information security officer at Markel Corp., to the company’s board of directors.

Titus, a long-time NormShield customer, will hold an independent board position. She brings to NormShield more than 20 years of cybersecurity experience. Markel is a [...]

Election Report: Educating about Cyber Risk Assessment

In response to the publication of our Election Commission Cyber Hygiene report, there has been criticism for both the intent and the content of the report from a number of Secretaries of State (SOS), Election Commission directors, and one Deputy State Attorney General.

Both our intentions and the content of the report itself have been misunderstood. There is no question that commissions and states recognize the [...]


State Election Commissions Facing and Fighting Mounting Cyber Challenges, New NormShield Research Finds

Risk Assessment of Internet-Facing Infrastructure Finds Areas for Improvement Include Out-of-Date Operating Systems and Email Phishing Protections

VIENNA, VA, Sept. 10, 2019 – A new NormShield cyber risk assessment of the election commissions for 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories finds that many commissions are focused on quickly adapting and updating their [...]

State Election Commissions Facing and Fighting Mounting Cyber Challenges, New NormShield Research Finds

NormShield is Sponsoring The Wicked6

NormShield is sponsoring the Wicked6 Cyber Games (, a cyber exhibition fundraiser presented by The Women's Society of Cyberjutsu to benefit women and girls hacker camps. Watch the competition at the HyperX Esports Arena located in the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and please consider joining us in donating to this great cause. 

Normshield Sponsor Wicked6