Is That Really a Text from Your CEO… or Is It a Scam?

By |2023-02-02T14:30:30-06:00March 31st, 2023|Cybersecurity|

Imagine you’re going about your day when suddenly you receive a text from the CEO. The head of the company is asking for your help. They’re out doing customer visits and someone else dropped the ball in providing gift cards. The CEO needs you to buy six $200 gift cards and text the information right [...]

6 Ways to Prevent Misconfiguration (the Main Cause of Cloud Breaches)

By |2023-02-02T14:30:28-06:00March 25th, 2023|Cybersecurity|

Misconfiguration of cloud solutions is often overlooked when companies plan cybersecurity strategies. Cloud apps are typically quick and easy to sign up for. The user often assumes that they don't need to worry about security because it's handled.This is an incorrect assumption because cloud security is a shared model. The provider of the solution handles [...]

Smart Tips to Stop Money From Being Stolen Through Online Banking

By |2023-02-02T14:30:24-06:00March 15th, 2023|Cybersecurity|

There are a lot of things that have changed since the invention of the internet. One of these is how we bank and access our accounts. You used to have to go into a local bank branch to make deposits and withdrawals. Now, you can take a picture of a check and deposit it from [...]

4 Proven Ways to Mitigate the Costs of a Data Breach

By |2023-02-02T14:30:16-06:00March 5th, 2023|Cybersecurity|

No business wants to suffer a data breach. But unfortunately, in today’s environment, it’s difficult to completely avoid them. Approximately 83% of organizations have experienced more than one data breach. (IBM Security 2022 Cost of a Data Breach Report)These breaches hurt businesses in many ways. First, there is the immediate cost of remediating the breach. [...]

Mobile Malware Has Increased 500% – What Should You Do?

By |2023-01-02T14:30:28-06:00February 28th, 2023|Cybersecurity|

Cybersecurity researchers uncovered an alarming mobile statistic. During the first few months of 2022, mobile malware attacks surged by 500%. This is alarming both in scale and because many people aren’t yet protecting smartphones.For years, mobile phones have become more powerful. They now do many of the same functions as a computer – just with [...]

Have You Had Data Exposed in One of These Recent Data Breaches

By |2023-01-02T14:30:22-06:00February 20th, 2023|Cybersecurity|

There’s a reason that browsers like Edge have added breached password notifications. Data breaches are an unfortunate part of life. And can have costly consequences for individuals. Hackers can steal identities and compromise bank accounts, just to name a couple.Cybercriminals breach about 4,800 websites every month with form jacking code. It has become all too [...]

2023 Trends in Data Privacy That Could Impact Your Compliance

By |2023-01-02T14:30:19-06:00February 15th, 2023|Cybersecurity|

Data privacy has been a growing requirement ever since the internet age began. So much personal information is flying around through computer networks. Protecting it has become a mandate.Most companies must follow HIPAA, GDPR, or another industry or locality-based privacy rule. By the end of 2024, 75% of the world’s population will have their personal [...]

8 Tech Checks to Make Before You Travel

By |2023-01-02T14:30:18-06:00February 10th, 2023|Cybersecurity, IT Management|

Our technology inevitably comes with us when we travel. Most of us won’t even travel to the end of the block without our smartphones. When you go on a trip, not having your technology there when you need it can ruin your day.Travel smarter and more securely by doing several checks before you go. Use [...]

What’s Changing in the Cybersecurity Insurance Market?

By |2022-12-13T14:10:44-06:00January 31st, 2023|Cybersecurity|

Cybersecurity insurance is still a pretty new concept for many SMBs. It was initially introduced in the 1990s to provide coverage for large enterprises. It covered things like data processing errors and online media.Since that time, the policies for this type of liability coverage have changed. Today’s cyber insurance policies cover the typical costs of [...]

What Cybersecurity Attack Trends Should You Watch Out for in 2023?

By |2022-12-13T14:10:44-06:00January 25th, 2023|Cybersecurity|

The new year has just begun and it’s a time of renewal as we plan for the possibilities to come in 2023. It’s also a time when you need to plan for resiliency in the face of ever-present cyberattacks.Sixty-eight percent of surveyed business leaders feel that cybersecurity risks are getting worse. They have a good [...]

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