Category Archives: (Tech) Security

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, […]

Where Should You Start When Budgeting for IT Costs in 2022?

When budgeting for IT costs in 2022, there are a few important things to keep in mind. Budgeting for IT costs is important for businesses of all sizes, as having the right technology in place can help your business run more smoothly and efficiently.  Additionally, making room in your budget for effective and efficient IT is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is Your IT Compliant? 4 Common Mistakes

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A business needs a proper and monitored IT system in order to thrive. Once a system is installed, all systems need to comply with governance and data standards, including security. Here’s the lowdown on four common mistakes and why you need to be aware of your system’s IT compliance. IT Compliance Mistake 1: Not Updating […]

3 IT mistakes that will hurt your business

Mistakes can be growth opportunities for businesses. If you are aware of mistakes your business is making, you can fix them, or hire a managed IT services team to fix them, and help your business in the long run. In this article, we have listed some of the top three IT mistakes that could hurt […]

4 Types of Cyber Attacks and Why to Implement Cybersecurity Services

In today’s tech-savvy era, our entire lives are embedded into our devices. From laptops and smartphones to doorbell cameras and voice assistants, our personal and business information is available through a plethora of tech-based platforms. Cybersecurity services have thus become an essential aspect of business. This heavy reliance on technology means that we are more susceptible […]

Why Associations Should Protect Against Cyber Attacks

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When cybercriminals target big businesses like Yahoo! or Microsoft, it always makes the evening news. But what about the business associations that are just as vulnerable to these hackers?  A business membership organization handles just as much data as a multinational corporation—names, Social Security numbers, and other valuable financial information. When hackers steal this data, […]

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 […]