Tag Archives: risk management

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 Is the Difference Between Co-Managed IT and Staff Augmentation?

A company’s IT needs can change significantly over time. Most of the time, companies can rely on their IT staff members to perform maintenance, install patches and fulfill other essential tasks. When it comes time to open a new location, explore new equipment for a major upgrade or process huge amounts of data during the […]

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 […]

What is NIST Compliance?

Files folders titled violations, compliance, regulation, and documentation

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 […]

3 Reasons DFARS Compliance Does Not Mean Security

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 […]