Category Archives: Security – News and General

4 Ways to Improve Business Cybersecurity

It might start with an email, or a private message on Facebook. The correspondence may seem legit, but when a small business owner clicks a link in that message, the unthinkable happens. A hacker infects their device with malware. That malware spreads to other devices across the network, which puts the entire company’s data at […]

Everything You Need to Know About Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity remains a significant threat to organizations nationwide, with large-scale breaches such as the colonial pipeline, Microsoft Exchange, and Solar Winds. These recent incidents occurred despite NIST compliance measures practiced across industries. The recent executive order on cybersecurity addresses these incidents. The worrying trends led to the President’s executive order on cybersecurity to bridge the gap […]

What is NIST Compliance?

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If you own or operate a business in the US, then you’re probably familiar with the word “compliance”. Information exchange between the government and private entities is not taken lightly because, if not done properly, it could lead to hacking and proliferation or loss of important data. NIST compliance is one form of IT compliance […]

Cybercrime is Evolving, So Should Your Business

It’s no longer just big companies that are being targeted by hackers. As the pandemic has pushed most businesses around the globe towards digitalization, small and medium-sized businesses are becoming more vulnerable to cybercrime.  While hackers continuously evolve, companies must learn how to keep their primary source of income safe from all forms of cyber […]

Small Business Cybersecurity Tips

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Many small business owners have had a tough year, so focusing on small business cybersecurity is probably not the greatest priority. However, cybercrime is a problem that business owners can’t ignore for much longer, even if their business isn’t a large corporation. The statistics are terrifying: More reports of identity theft occurred in 2020 than […]

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 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 […]

Social Media: Securing Key Accounts and Devices

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Social media platforms have become an integral part of online lives. Social networks are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be wary about how much personal information you post. Have your family, friends and community follow these tips to safely enjoy social media: Privacy and security settings exist for a […]

[VIDEO] World’s Most Famous Hacker Answers 6 Key Cybersecurity Questions

Last October 19th we hosted the World’s Most Famous Hacker, Kevin Mitnick in our 1st edition of Top Security Show bringing together of the world’s leading cybersecurity experts to educate businesses executives and professionals in the Washington, DC-area. Our audience had a chance to ask Kevin Mitnick for practical tips to stay cybersafe. Watch what he had […]