Category Archives: CYBERSECURITY

The Seven Steps of the NIST Risk Management Framework

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A growing cybersecurity threat to businesses is supply chain attacks. A study done by Argon Security in 2021 found that supply chain attacks had increased by 300% compared to 2020. That’s scary! Thankfully, there are agencies out there that are working hard to help businesses mitigate these risks, and one of those agencies is NIST. […]

NIST Cybersecurity Framework Updates & How NIST Is Responding to Supply Chain Attacks

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As a business owner, you’re well aware of the threat that cybercriminals pose to your data. The news is full of stories about companies that have been hacked, and the fallout from these attacks can be devastating. Recently, we’ve been seeing an increase in the amount of supply chain attacks, where hackers target a company’s […]

5 Data Privacy Solution Features Your Organization Needs to Implement

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As a business owner, it’s important to ensure that your customers’ data is protected 24/7. In order to do this, you need to implement specific data privacy solutions.  These solutions will help protect your customers’ information from hackers and other cyber threats. Here are five essential data privacy solutions your organization should implement: Multi-Factor Authentication […]

Zoom Cybersecurity Bug, How Microsoft Teams Secures Your Organizations Privacy

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So, What Happened? When a bug was discovered in the popular Zoom meeting platform that could severely compromise Windows users, their data, and their privacy, it raised questions about the security of the go-to platform during the pandemic. What we know is that the meeting platform was vulnerable to a UNC injection, which allowed hackers […]

How Cyber Criminals/Hackers Make Money

At some point in nearly everyone’s life, they will come across cyber-criminals/hackers. Cyber-attacks are becoming more and more commonplace, with cybercrime costing the global economy roughly one trillion dollars per year. As technology gets more advanced, cybercrimes get more destructive, making it incredibly important to know how cyber criminals make money. In today’s world, cybercrime […]

Tips for Establishing a Robust Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan

In today’s world cybersecurity is more important than ever. Every year, a cybersecurity incident compromise on average around 200 million records for U.S. companies alone. In the past 12 months alone cybersecurity has been compromised on average over 400 times a day. And, according to cybersecurity experts, cybersecurity incidents will continue to rise in frequency. […]

Data Breach Recovery & Prevention Checklist 

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In this blog post, we will be discussing a Data Breach Recovery & Prevention Checklist for small to medium sized businesses. This checklist was created by Envision consulting, a leading IT service provider.  As you probably know, data breaches can be incredibly costly and damaging to a business. That’s why it’s so important to have […]

Are Cyber Insurance Companies Now Biggest Cybersecurity Enforcers?

With cybercrime on the rise, cyber insurance companies have become one of the most important lines of defense against cyberattacks. Not only do they help businesses recover from cyberattacks, but they are also increasingly becoming involved in enforcing and promoting cybersecurity best practices. Cyber insurance companies provide coverage for a wide range of cyber incidents, […]

How to Improve your Passwords

A strong and memorable password is a core part of using online services. Keeping it secure is essential to avoid hacking, theft and other crimes. Creating and maintaining good passwords is a vital business cybersecurity practice so sensitive information can be protected. Why Passwords Need to Be Strong to Improve Business Cybersecurity A password needs […]

What to do if your business’s IT server gets hacked

Statistics show that 30,000 websites are hacked daily. It’s a harsh reality for business owners of all sizes. So, what should you do if your business IT server or website gets hacked? Keep reading to find out.  Step 1. Report the Hack You should report the hack to your customers and law enforcement as soon […]