Benefits of Using a Virtual CSO/CPO

ORGANIZATIONS NEED TO ANTICIPATE AREAS OF IT RISK AND STRATEGIZE TO MANAGE IT AT THE EXECUTIVE LEVEL. A virtual CSO can bring both strategic and operational leadership on security to companies that can’t afford a full-time person in the role. Security is crucial in a technological environment, especially with all the complex risks that accompany…

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Security Awareness Program

Security Awareness Program – It’s not wise to assume that employees know even the most basic tenets of cybersecurity. To prepare employees for a sophisticated cyberattack, a cybersecurity professional is needed who understands that security requires a proactive approach and is always current on all the latest tactics of cybercriminals. Today’s business leaders may believe…

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risk assessment

A best practice for protecting IT systems against everchanging and costly cyber threats Yearly assessments are necessary because no organization in the 21st century can afford for IT systems to face compromise without a plan of defense, response, and recovery. For some organizations, yearly reports are an exercise in box checking. Leadership wants reports, but…

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Complying with Privacy Shield and GDPR Compliance

A MUST FOR DOING INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL BUSINESS TODAY. To combat the explosion of digital malefactors aiming to steal and disrupt, Privacy Shield and the General Data Protection Regulation have emerged to protect data and international business. Despite what the media may think, the interconnected global economy is nothing new. The economic collapse of the early…

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HIPAA Risk Assessment

A cyberattack could mean a significant loss of business, lawsuits or much worse. Performing regular risk assessments help generate a greater sense of trust with clients and investors and as a result, better position companies to win business and strengthen their reputation. Is it ever “OK” for a company to be willing to risk losing…

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Security Risk Analysis

Interactive Security strives to provide clarity in the complex world of Information Technology. Here, we review 10 of the top myths of IT Security Compliance and Risk Analysis: The security risk analysis is optional for small providers. False. All providers who are “covered entities” under HIPAA are required to perform a risk analysis. In addition,…

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Ransomware Cyberattacks

Protect Vital Data and Operations Against Ransomware Cyberattacks Ransomware has seized a prime position in global headlines. Major targets, such as the city of Atlanta or an Australian heart hospital, gain most of the attention. Cybercriminals, however, understand that business, government, and nonprofit operations on a smaller scale struggle to pay for defenses against attack.…

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Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Effectively leverage all the SKILLS of a Virtual CISO at a much lower cost. To ensure fulfillment of information security mandates and comply with given standards and laws, some organizations rely on an outsourced Trusted Advisor In 2019 virtually every organization from small startups to large corporations understand the need to focus on information security…

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Data Security Compliance

Gain a Competitive Edge with Data Security Compliance The complexities of operating any organization can be quite daunting, especially considering today’s technology-centric world.  Data security and compliance against various industry standards/regulations has become a fundamental business requirement of operating an organization in any industry. Fortunately, along with this new technology challenge of compliance, comes a…

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