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How to Create an Effective Business Continuity and DR Plan

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We rarely get a warning when disaster is about to strike, be it a natural disaster or a cyberattack. Your best chance at detecting, containing and responding to a disaster of any kind is through a tested and proven plan. An effective business continuity plan and DR Plan provides detailed instructions before, during and after disaster strikes—and can make or …

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CyberSecurity—The Greatest Challenge CISOs Face Today

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What a time to be alive! The rapid advances of technology and dawn of an era dominated by the Internet of Things (IoT) has changed pretty much everything about life as we know it. Which is why it’s no surprise that cybersecurity is perhaps the greatest challenge CISOs face today. But let’s back up. Why is the IoT such a …

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Here’s How to Kickstart Your Data Protection Strategy

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Many business leaders associate data protection with cyberattacks. Mainly, due to the alarming news stories that continue to surface—from the WannaCry ransomware attack that spread across 150 countries to Equifax’s massive breach that affected as many as 147.9 million consumers. Luckily, media coverage for these incidents has spurred much-needed awareness for data security.  However, cyberattacks are just one concern when it …

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Top Takeaways from 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigation [Report]

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As the number of threats and security breaches continue to grow, protecting your business from a cyber-attack takes a conscientious and sustained effort. Cybercriminals are expanding their forces and the assaults are becoming more sophisticated every day. If you aren’t fully engaged in your cyber security efforts you could be vulnerable. Do you know the biggest threats to your cyber …

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Small Business Cybercrime Risk: Four Ways to Stay Protected

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Did you know that 40% of all cyber attacks are focused on companies with less than 500 employees? What about this fact: only 14% of small businesses have a plan for keeping their company secure. Unfortunately, small business cybercrime is on the rise. We are aware of big enterprises that fall victim to cybercrimes, but attacks on small businesses are …

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Three Ways Blockchain Can Help Combat Fraud

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Blockchain was originally developed to prevent fraud in digital currency exchanges. But fast forward to 2018, and many industries are finding that blockchain serves endless protective and even disruptive use cases for their businesses—ones that could change processes and wipe out both fraud and “the middle man” altogether. Let’s take a look at three ways Blockchain can help combat fraud. …

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Are Sophisticated Cyber Crimes a Myth?

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Short answer: yes. Although we’ve recently heard so much about sophisticated cyber crimes like those launched on a national scale—i.e. Russia—the truth is, most attacks are simple and home grown. In fact, unassuming employees make up the bulk of attacks happening today. That means companies need to change their perspective on how to protect themselves. Planning only for sophisticated cyber …