If your company is not taking cybersecurity seriously you could be locking yourself out of government contracts. In 2020, The US Department of Defense introduced the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). CMMC established a framework to assess DoD contractors for cybersecurity compliance before they qualify for government contracts.
When you look around your office building, what do you see? Probably a series of private offices along the wall and cubicles taking up most of the center open space. Somewhere there will be a conference room or two. In a lot of modern offices, you will probably see communal worktables, open rafters, no fluorescent […]
Do you have information about your business, operations, clients, vendors, and employees that shouldn’t or mustn’t be leaked? Do you have information that would be worth (tens of) thousands of dollars to get back if you suddenly lost access to it? Data breaches and ransomware are happening on a massive level. On average it takes ninety-nine days to detect a data breach. Imagine what a hacker could do in ninety-nine days with unfettered access to your systems, applications, and data.
The booming market for cybersecurity products is a sign that businesses are taking the issue seriously. But before your company invests in any product, ask yourself if it’s something you really need. Here are some tips on how you can make the most out of your cybersecurity investment. Uncover threats and vulnerabilities Every business should […]
Some hackers have become so skilled that they don’t even need you to give up your credentials to hack into your account. One recent cyberthreat is targeted towards users of Microsoft Office 365. You don’t want to be the next victim, so read up. A phishing scam that harvests users’ credentials The latest cyberattack on […]
Did you know that in some industries the biggest cybersecurity threats come from inside a breached organization? Sometimes it’s motivated by financial gain and sometimes it’s plain-old ignorance. So how can you protect your organization from insider threats? #1 Educate You must teach your team to recognize personally identifiable information (PII) and understand the financial […]
Security audits are an excellent way to set the benchmark for your company’s data integrity. It is also a reliable way of identifying gaps in your system before they can be exploited by hackers. Auditing and the security strategy Audits are necessary to maintain system integrity and uphold quality. These system checks help identify security […]
Mobile technology has drastically changed the way we live. And just as many people have “cut the cord” in their homes and now rely on their smart devices, businesses are now adopting the bring your own device (BYOD) trend culture. But BYOD also opens your organization up to cybersecurity risks. Here’s how you can improve […]
As businesses have become more reliant on digital technology for day-to-day operations, they’ve also become a favorite target of internet threats. If you want to protect your organization from cyberattacks, make sure your security is clear of the following flaws. Open wireless networks With one main internet line and a couple of wireless routers, a […]
The internet is not such a bad place to be in — for as long as website owners do their share in keeping it safe for their visitors. Here are three tips to do exactly just that.