Top 12 Password Best Practices for Password Day 2022

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Today’s business world is heavily reliant on digitalization. Using technology in your business is crucial if you want to stay competitive. But despite the advantages that technology affords, there are several aspects of it you need to keep a close watch on if you hope to keep your business safe from cyberthreats. This is why interest in cybersecurity has skyrocketed … Read More

The Importance of Prioritizing Your Technology Gaps and How To Do It

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Today’s technology-based businesses have a multitude of reasons to make sure their technology infrastructure is up to date, including cyberthreats, head-to-head competition, and regulatory compliance. Because of this, it’s crucial to routinely identify and address gaps in your IT infrastructure. When it comes to finding and prioritizing your technology gaps, a technology audit is the best place to start. Perform … Read More

Does Your Business Have a Data Security Policy? Here’s Why It Should

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Today’s competitive business environment is driven by data. Data provides valuable insights into your business performance and customer experience, helping you improve processes and make better decisions. But in the new world of remote work, your organization’s data could be exposed to a wide range of security threats if you don’t have the right protections in place. According to the … Read More

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year . . . For Scams

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Scams happen year-round, but they seem to be particularly rampant during the holiday season. Everyone is out looking for that gift for that special someone. As a result, scammers are out trying to make you “buy” it from them. Last month, the Better Business Bureau released a “naughty list” of scams to watch out for during the most wonderful time … Read More

Kaseya Cybersecurity Breach: What Happened & How to Respond

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Kaseya announced that it was hit with a sophisticated cyberattack over the July 4th Weekend. What Happened? This supply-chain ransomware attack leveraged a vulnerability in Kaseya VSA (Virtual System Administrator) software.  To clarify, VSA is a set of tools used by MSPs (Managed Service Providers) to manage and monitor computers. This is one of the worst cyber-attacks to have hit … Read More

Prepare For The Unpredictable

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If 2020 prepared us for anything, it was how to react to an unprecedented event.  This last year felt like living a real life science fiction event dreamed up by the likes of Stephen King.  But even with the challenges we encountered, the pandemic also showed all of us the strength of the human spirit to overcome significant, unexpected challenges.  … Read More

Cybersecurity Compliance – Financial Services Industry

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Cybersecurity Compliance Within the Financial Services Industry The financial industry is a primary target for cybercriminal activity due to the vast amounts of valuable data at stake.  A successful attack can yield massive rewards for hackers.  In fact, 67% of financial institutions reported an increase in cyber-attacks in the past year.  Financial institutions host customer’s personal identifiable information (PII).  Examples … Read More

Enhance Your Business Security by Creating a Culture of Safety

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According to the Better Business Bureau’s State of Cybersecurity Among Small Businesses in North America report: It was found that 47% of small businesses believe the first line of defense for cybersecurity in your business was employee education. (source) This is a continual process and should be performed a minimum of once a year; however, we recommend quarterly reminders. Keep … Read More

November 15-21 is International Fraud Awareness Week

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International Fraud Awareness Week Fraud Week is the perfect time to assess your company’s fraud awareness and to start discussions amongst colleagues, executives and stakeholders in your organization about how important fraud prevention is to your company and to society as a whole. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in their 2020 Report to the Nations on … Read More