Brad Deflin

Brad Deflin

Brad Deflin is the Founder of Total Digital Security, a leader in the emerging Managed Cyber-Security as a Service industry. Total Digital Security manages and mitigates all elements of cyber-risk for families, professionals and small to mid-sized businesses, including PCI, HIPAA and other regulated environments.

Blog Posts

The Growing Partnership Between the Russian Govt and Cybercriminals

Posted by Brad Deflin on April 26, 2019

In April 2018, I wrote: "Are the Russians in Your Router?" Then in May; "If Your Alexa Wears a Babushka." Nobody got the joke. Last Sunday's...

Cyber Attacks on Affluent Families Rising

Posted by Brad Deflin on April 03, 2019

The Chicago-based firm Hillard Heintze is one of the leading security risk management companies in the world, and Steven Bova is Vice...

What's the Best Browser for Privacy and Security?

Posted by Brad Deflin on March 11, 2019

An internet browser is like the main gate in and out of your digital life. Without controls and blocks for what comes in, and protection for what...

F-Secure Wins Best Computer Security Award. Again

Posted by Brad Deflin on March 05, 2019

F-Secure has won the "Best Protection" award by AV-Test for 2018. The win marks the sixth time winning the first place award since 2011. The...

Our Top Pick for Password Management

Posted by Brad Deflin on February 13, 2019

Cybercrime is big business. With costs estimated to be in the trillions of dollars annually by 2021 according to Microsoft and the World Economic...

Year-End Letter,  2018

Posted by Brad Deflin on December 31, 2018

Six years ago this March and after 25 years working with Wall Street investment and banking firms, I started Total Digital Security. Risk...

Recent Posts

The AAA Strategy for Privacy and...

The dog days of August 2020 start fittingly enough with...

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Three Strategies for Personal Risk...

Today marks the midpoint of 2020.. Looking at current...

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Email Spoofing Risks on the Rise

Threats and damages from email are spiking. Over...

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