Designing a cybersecurity plan for your business that adequately mitigates the risk of suffering a crippling data breach can be an overwhelming undertaking. Truth is, while this requires technical expertise from your IT security team or managed security provider, knowing what fundamental questions to ask will give you confidence that you're taking the right steps to protecting your data.
It has been more than five months since the Dec. 31, 2017, deadline for government contractors to meet DFARS compliance. Businesses of all sizes are still feeling the pressure to implement a System Security Plan (SSP) and Plan of Action & Milestones (POAM). Failing to meet compliance means government contractors run the risk of losing contracts on the spot, legal action against the business, and suffering a data breach.
In today's digital age, the number of cyber attacks continues to increase year after year. As this growth continues, cybersecurity should be at the forefront of every organization's priorities. How exactly do you protect against these types of attacks? The simple answer is cyber security awareness training.
The practice of keeping data backups has been around for decades, long before the digital transformation we find ourselves in today. And now, backups have become more essential than ever since one disaster can make or break a small or mid-size business.
With so much going on these days, and security professionals focused on traditional security methods like antivirus software and firewalls, one of the biggest blind spots for organizations continues to be shadow IT.
It happens almost everywhere, and it can be difficult to prevent or monitor.