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10 Critical Questions Your Business Cybersecurity Plan Must Answer

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 […]

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 […]

3 Reasons Your Cyber Security Awareness Training Stinks

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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. Cybersecurity awareness training is a way of teaching […]

6 Reasons Backups Won’t Save Your Business from Disaster

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. Because today’s IT infrastructures continue to evolve and expand, data repositories are less […]

Shadow IT: Your Company’s Biggest Cybersecurity Blind Spot

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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. But what exactly is shadow IT, and why is […]