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Using Internet Browser Tracking Protection For Your Online Privacy

Everything on the Internet is getting more personal. From targeted advertising to search engines, users are provided with a customized Internet experience based on things like their location, search history and websites visited. Internet companies can track users via cookies – text files that a website stores on your computer after visiting the site – […]

7 Foundational Cybersecurity Controls Every Business Needs

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According to the Center for Internet Security (CIS), there are 20 cybersecurity controls that are necessary for a secure IT environment. And, every business, no matter its size and even with a seemingly simple IT infrastructure, needs at least seven of these controls to set the right foundation to minimize the risk of a cyberattack. […]

How to Sell Cybersecurity to Your Management Team

Getting your management team concerned about cybersecurity is a difficult task, especially if you are just starting. While the task may be daunting, it doesn’t change the fact that humans are your cybersecurity’s weakest points. A little misstep on a worker’s part, a click on a phishing link or connection of an infected flash drive […]

3 Keys to DFARS/NIST 800-171 Cybersecurity Compliance

3 Keys to DFARS/NIST 800-171 Compliance

For federals contractor with the Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Dec. 31, 2017 deadline to comply with DFARS/NIST 800-171 or show a plan to do so has come and gone. Without compliance, your business is not only vulnerable to evolving cyberthreats but also subject […]

Top 5 Cybersecurity Projects for Your Business In 2018

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Cybercriminals are always looking for ways to steal your business data and use them to cripple your business or obtain money from you. According to research, Four billion data records were stolen in 2016. And a whopping sum of $32K average cost of cyber-attack has been recorded for small businesses. So, how do you ensure […]

What is the Dark Web and Why It Can Destroy Your Business

The dark web has been described by so many Internet enthusiasts as the “dark, mysterious parts of the Internet” only those with a special browser can access. One of these is Tor. The Internet is divided into three parts: the surface web, the deep web, and the dark web. The surface web is the part […]

What to Do After Becoming an Identity Theft Victim

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Identity theft is the No. 1 complaint filed by consumers with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Since 2000, identity theft has consistently been a significant threat to consumers all around the world. It is reported that 40 million Americans fell victims to identity theft in 2016. With this, there is a possibility that you could […]

5 Red Flags to Spot a Phishing E-mail

Phishing is an attempt designed by Internet scammers to obtain sensitive information from individuals primarily through malicious e-mails. Why is phishing so rampant these days? It’s simple. There’s lots of money to be made by criminals. Here’s 3 staggering statistics about phishing: 76% of organizations reported being victim of a phishing attack in 2016. 95% […]