Are Cybersecurity Risk Assessments Worth the Money for SMBs?

Even today, it’s still possible to find small-business owners who believe that cybercriminals target only large enterprises with massive quantities of data on their servers and equally large piles of money in their bank accounts. Unfortunately, this hasn’t been the case for quite some time.

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The Impact of Shadow IT on Cybersecurity

Organizations of all sizes have been forced to make cybersecurity one of their top priorities because the alternative is a costly data breach. What the same organizations often don’t realize, however, is that one of the biggest threats is lurking in the shadows of their own networks, on workstations and personal devices of their employees.

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CMMC vs NIST SP-800.171: Understand the Difference Between Them

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is facing increasingly complex cybersecurity threats that threaten not only the defense industrial base (DIB) but also the security of the entire nation, as well as its allies and partners. To enhance its cybersecurity posture, the DoD is migrating to a new set of cybersecurity standards, the Cybersecurity Maturity […]

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Top Cybersecurity Threats to Businesses in 2021

According to the latest Official Cybercrime Report published by Cybersecurity Ventures, cybercrime will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015. The sharp increase can be attributed to our growing reliance on digital technology, which motivates cybercriminals to find new ways to exploit businesses and the people they employ.

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Defending Remote Employees Against Phishing Scams

Since the beginning of 2020, many organizations have been forced to transition to remote working. In fact, 66 percent of US employees are now working remotely as a direct result of COVID-19, according to the Clutch 2020 Remote Work Survey. For many, this is their first experience with working from home and their first exposure […]

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Cybersecurity Needs to Catch Up with Cloud Services

It’s safe to say that the cloud has transformed the way most businesses operate. So much so that it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find a company of any size that doesn’t rely on at least one or two cloud-based software applications. But as businesses reap the benefits of cloud computing, which include cost reduction, flexibility […]

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Managed IT Services Providers Help Ensure CMMC Compliance 

Cybersecurity should be one of the top concerns of all companies that handle sensitive information, but it’s especially important for companies that work with the US Department of Defense (DoD) because they will soon be required to comply with the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). What Is the CMMC? After being in development for […]

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Understanding and Solving the Security Challenges of Remote Working

At the end of 2019, most organizations wouldn’t be able to imagine the majority of their workforce working from home just a few months later. But as the COVID-19 pandemic spread from country to country, it quickly forced organizations large and small to expand their work from home policies to include as many employees as […]

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6 Tips to Identify and Avoid COVID-19 Phishing Emails

  Cyber criminals are exploiting headlines and global panic around the COVID-19 pandemic. Exercise caution with any emails containing a COVID-19 related subject line, attachment, or hyperlinks. Below are 6 tips to help you identify and avoid COVID-19 themed phishing scams.

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