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The NIST Cybersecurity Principles That All SMBs Should Follow

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Cybersecurity has become one of business’s hottest topics, with many high-profile data leaks across our nation prompting companies to increase their security resources. Even companies like Facebook and Google are continually showing up in courtrooms and trying to find ways to eliminate increasingly sophisticated threats.  On a smaller scale, cybersecurity threats are higher than ever […]

The Top 5 Industries Hackers Love

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The rate of cybersecurity risk has grown exponentially across most industries, with global cybercrime damages expected to reach $6 trillion annually by the end of 2021.  Additionally, a recent data risk report shows that most companies have poor security practices in place, putting them at even greater cybersecurity risk that could lead to a data […]

Virginia’s New Data Privacy Law

Businesses and consumers of Virginia will soon have to adjust to a new data privacy law.  Following in the footsteps of California, Virginia just became the second state to adopt an online data protection law for consumers that is comprehensive. This affects everyone from general consumers to companies that provide IT services and everyone in […]

How CEO Impersonation Poses a Threat to Businesses

Cyberattacks in general are on the rise, and social engineering attacks in particular. Email scams like phishing are prevalent, and one form, CEO impersonation, is particularly dangerous.  CEO impersonation scams prey on human nature, emotion, and workplace culture. They appear to be from the highest authority in the company, putting pressure on employees to follow […]

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Business Continuity

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the world by storm. Previous to March 2020, many businesses could not have envisioned how a pandemic would affect them. In the wake of the ongoing pandemic, many businesses have had to shut their doors. Many businesses have lost revenue and declared bankruptcy, and some are still struggling to make ends […]

Take the risk out of working-on-the-go

The future of work is mobile. But you may be worried that working from anywhere, on any device, could expose you to added security risks. Whether you’re a road warrior or remote worker here are some simple tips to stay protected. Bring your own WiFi Working on the go can sometimes make you feel tethered […]

How Microsoft Teams Is Boosting Remote Collaboration and Productivity

Remote working was becoming more commonplace in recent years, but the COVID-19 pandemic early this year triggered a mass exodus from workplaces and offices, leaving business owners trying to figure out how to function effectively and efficiently with remote teams.  Technology has played a vital role in keeping the cogs turning, with companies all over […]

How Ransomware is Crippling Businesses

Threats to businesses have evolved over the course of time. Today, with organizations increasingly reliant on technology and sophisticated computer systems, cybercrime is one of the most potent dangers.  As technology advances, cyberattacks also develop, using new techniques and strategies to breach defenses and access data. One of the most menacing forms of attack for […]