Tag Archives: cybercrime

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Business 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 cybercrime?  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, there […]