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How to combat security risks with critical data

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Data is becoming an increasingly valuable commodity for businesses. In many ways, it is the currency of the modern world. Organizations that have it can gain tremendous competitive advantages. Losing it- either by accident or at the hands of hackers – can lead to substantial losses. For this reason, companies need to defend their information …

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Protecting Corporate Emails from Phishing Attacks

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In March of 2020 alone, there were over 60,000 phishing websites reported. That number remains in the thousands each month, and may even be going up now due to the COVID-19 pandemic and more people relying on technology than ever before. Phishing attacks are one of the biggest problems small businesses and major corporations alike …

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Protecting Yourself from Common Types of Malware

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Last year, there were more than 9.9 million malware attacks across the globe. Sophisticated hackers systematically targeted businesses in a concerted effort to steal data, access their networks, and undermine their systems. Yet, more than 62 percent of organizations believe that they have understaffed cybersecurity teams despite this threat. And just 31 percent say that …

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Why a vCIO (Virtual Chief Information Officer) Should be Part of Your Company

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When your business is small, managing IT is relatively easy. But over time, you find yourself spending more and more time on your technology. Eventually, it becomes overwhelming. What’s more, lack of knowledge means you often wind up missing out on opportunities to improve your IT. There might be all sorts of innovations and solutions …

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Avoid These Top 7 DFARS & NIST 800-171 Mistakes

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Over the past few years, we have seen millions of dollars invested and contracts lost because of DFARS & NIST 800-171 compliance. DFARS has been characterized as the “Big Bad Wolf”, here to blow down profits and destroy businesses with stiff regulations. But in fact, DFARS is more like Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Terminator. Here …

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The Best Security Solution You May Not Know About

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Unless you run your business completely offline with no internet connection, cybersecurity is a concern. It seems like every day we’re hearing about another company suffering a data breach. And no matter how big your business is, you’re a target. The National Cyber Security Alliance stated that more than 70% of cyberattacks last year targeted …

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