6 Phases of Incident Response

6 Phases of Incident Response

An incident can include almost any unusual event on a network. This means just about anything, from discovering malware to identifying suspicious user activity. So how do you know when it’s time to implement a full incident response plan? The correct answer is that it’s always time to implement your incident response plan. However, many… Read more »

Signs that You have been Hacked

13 Signs that You have been Hacked

In today’s threat landscape, hackers are continually changing their tactics. While some hackers will let you know with alerts and messages, others can be harder to detect. We are breaking down a few signs that you have been hacked that you might want to get your device assessed for a breach. Ransomware message. One of… Read more »

Coronavirus Impact on Cybersecurity

Coronavirus Impact on Cybersecurity

Coronavirus is going to have a significant impact on the economy, global trade, and business operations. With so many businesses transitioning to a remote workforce, there will be a major impact on IT decisions and cybersecurity challenges that companies will face due to the sudden shift of a remote workforce. We are breaking down the… Read more »

Cybersecurity Myths

Dubunking 10 Cybersecurity Myths

Cybersecurity is now one of the most essential parts of doing business. Companies are investing in cyber defense and training, but there are a few misconceptions and myths about cybersecurity that should be avoided. We are breaking down the top 10 cybersecurity myths: Business is too small for a cyber-attack. Most small and mid-sized businesses… Read more »

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5 Reasons Why a Security Risk Assessment is Important

Regardless of the size of your business, the need for a technology security risk assessment cannot be ignored. Many organizations do not have one performed, which increases the probability that they will experience a data breach. That is why we are breaking down the top 5 reasons why security risk assessment is important for your… Read more »

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What is a Security Risk Assessment?

A security risk assessment identifies, assesses, and implements key security controls or compliance standards for a network. Carrying out a risk assessment allows an organization to view their network from a potential hacker’s perspective. It helps to identify vulnerabilities and strength in a network, which can be used to make security-related decisions or provide results… Read more »

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The Lack of Cybersecurity is Costing Businesses Billions

A Chicago-based brokerage will pay a $1.5 million fine for their lack of cybersecurity policies by allowing cybercriminals to breach the firm’s email systems and to withdraw $1 million from a customer’s account. The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission finds that Phillip Capital Inc. failed to disclose a cyber breach to its customers promptly. PCI… Read more »

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The Best Ways to Secure Important Financial Documents

When it comes to storing important financial documents, a shoebox under your bed doesn’t cut it. Estate planning documents — such as wills, trusts, living wills, medical directives, and powers of attorney —are essential to you. So where do you keep them safely secured? And what about your digital assets, passwords, and social media accounts?… Read more »

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Top Ten Cybersecurity Facts and Statistics for 2019

Cybersecurity threats evolve and so do cybersecurity facts. Cybersecurity is a hot topic of discussion with data breaches, ransomware attacks, crypto-jacking, and threats to your connected devices. They all contribute to new rounds of cybersecurity facts, figures, and statistics. It can be hard to keep up. So, we have broken them down to the top… Read more »