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Data Breaches are a Question of When Not If

You hear on the news all of the time about big cyber attacks on large corporations, and even government agencies. The trouble with this news coverage is that is suggests a distorted view of where cyber attacks are taking place. These attacks are not solely hitting large organizations. Small firms represent a significant portion of [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Breaches are a Question of When Not If

Penetration Testing vs. Vulnerability Testing

Hearing “all of your confidential information is extremely vulnerable, we know this because...” is bad news, but whatever follows the ellipses determines just how bad. Consider two scenarios. “All of your confidential information is extremely vulnerable... we know this because a hacker took all of your customers’ credit card info and locked all of your [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Penetration Testing vs. Vulnerability Testing

Why is This Concept So Attractive to Employees?

Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, to work was an idea a few years ago that is becoming a reality very fast. To use your personal smartphone, tablet or laptop for work seems increasingly natural. Employees are embracing this concept without any serious reservations. As more and more business activity becomes technology driven, to have [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why is This Concept So Attractive to Employees?

SMBs: It is Hackers v. You – Don’t Let Them Score

Selling stolen IDs and other personal data is a lucrative trade for hackers. They are always looking for sources where vital information is stored. As a small to midsize business you store your client's personal information, collected from different sources, on your computers and servers. Your Point-of-sale (PoS) terminal and some website transactions can be [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SMBs: It is Hackers v. You – Don’t Let Them Score

Business Disaster

There are many threats to the integrity of a small business, and not all of them are as dramatic as a cyberattack or a hurricane. Every small business needs to do a risk assessment to determine all the threats that exist that could bring harm. External threats are the ones that get the the most [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Business Disaster

Data Protection and Bring Your Own Device to Work

BYOD refers to a firm's policy of allowing employees to use their own personal phones, tablets and laptops for all their work applications.This is a pretty common policy, and it has many benefits, but it brings along risks. How are you addressing these risks?Here are some of the issues raised by BYOD A lost device [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Protection and Bring Your Own Device to Work