25 March, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

What Your Small Business Cyber Security Plan Must Cover

According to research conducted by the Ponemon Institute, 66% of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) in the US, UK and Europe have experienced a malicious cyber attack in the past 12 months. This figure goes up to 76% when considering companies in the US alone. What’s more, there appears to be...
10 March, 2020 | Simon Fernand

A Vision for Strong Cybersecurity

The current state of cybersecurity The number and severity of cybersecurity threats is increasing daily. At the same time, the world is experiencing a severe and growing shortage of skilled IT security professionals. According to the 2019 (ISC)² Cybersecurity Workforce Study, the skills gap has...
27 February, 2020 | Ilia Sotnikov

Privacy Regulations Changing the Face of Cybersecurity

The regulatory climate around the world is changing rapidly. Scores of new regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and similar laws in other U.S. states, are being enacted in response to growing concerns about privacy and...
25 February, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Top 8 Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

Businesses of every size must devote resources to reducing the ever-increasing risks posed by cybersecurity threats. Not a day goes by without news about new data breaches, hacks or ransomware attacks. While large multinationals may seem like prime targets, many hackers make their living focusing...
13 February, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Data Security Management: Where to Start

Data security has become even more complicated with today’s hybrid environments. Coordinated security management is essential to a range of critical tasks, including ensuring that each user has exactly the right access to data and applications, and that no sensitive data is overexposed. This...
6 February, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Must-Have Data Security Controls

The average cost of a data breach has risen to nearly $4 million worldwide and $8.2 million in the U.S. Multiply that number across the thousands of breaches that occur in a given year, and it becomes clear why organizations are reconsidering their data security controls. The good news is that...
2 January, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Data Security Basics and Data Protection Essentials

Data is the most valuable corporate asset for any business. No matter what industry you are in, it’s critical to take care of your data, whether it is financial reports and healthcare records, or a start-up business plan. In this article, we are going back to the most important data security...
24 December, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

A Perfect Storm in Cybersecurity

Is there a shortage of cybersecurity talent? What are the main challenges that cybersecurity pros are facing? If you are looking to understand the issues that matter most in cybersecurity, there is no better person to ask than Deidre Diamond, founder and CEO of CyberSN and brainbabe.org. Deidre...
22 October, 2019 | Rebecca James

How Can Cybersecurity Help in Business Growth?

IT pros and CEOs alike are acutely aware of the need for strong cybersecurity. They’ve seen the stats, such as that yet another organization falls victim to a ransomware attack every 14 seconds, and they know all too well that even one successful attack could force their business to a standstill...
23 January, 2019 | Matt Middleton-Leal

Top 5 Human Errors that Impact Data Security

Tighter data protection regulations have forced businesses to put data security at the top of their priority list. However most companies still lack a strong cybersecurity culture among their employees. In fact, a recent paper by Osterman Research reports that less than half (42%) of organizations...
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