Third-Party Cyber Security Service

Cybercriminals and terrorists never rest, not even during global pandemics. The cost will almost always weigh heavier on smaller businesses and organizations that lack the expertise to protect themselves against online threats. In-house security requires businesses to invest heavily in hiring or training qualified staff. However, many organizations struggle to find sufficient resources to cover their…

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Cybersecurity Threats

4 Tips for Managing Cybersecurity Threats from Within Most companies usually develop and implement cybersecurity strategies aimed at external threats. However, according to the Ponemon Institute’s and IBM Security’s “2019 Cost of a Data Breach Report,” cyberattacks from the outside only account for half of data breaches; the other half stems from internal factors, including…

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Third-Party Versus First-Party Cyber Insurance Loss

With the world’s economy and governments disrupted, cybercriminals have reportedly stepped up their efforts to take advantage of the situation. Whether they come from rogue nations, terrorist groups or criminal organizations, cyber-attacks continually evolve in sophistication. They also steadily strive to broaden their field of action. No matter how small or remote your organization, you…

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Cyber Insurance Policies

Cyber Insurance Policies Should Be Customized | Ransomware Insurance Why You Need a Cyber Insurance Policy Tailored to Your Business With the slew of cyberattacks and data breaches escalating in terms of cost and scale of damage through the years, cyber insurance has come to the forefront of discussions. While still a relative newcomer to…

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what is fedramp

FedRAMP stands for Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. It is: Designed to make sure that cloud services used by the government and other entities are secure, safe, and reliable Mandatory for all organizations that provide cloud services to government entities A uniform program that deals with security assessment, authorization, and observation for entities dealing…

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Critical Data Security Program

But First, Why Data Security Needs To Be a Company Priority… Cybersecurity threats and data breaches have haunted establishments the world over since vulnerabilities accessible via the internet were revealed. Earlier tinkering with yet-to-be-discovered computer capabilities led Bob Thomas to invent the Creeper (on the ARPANET), to which Ray Tomlinson (the man who invented email)…

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what is phishing

What is Phishing? On January 2, 1996, the “AOHell” cyber threat struck America Online (AOL), at that time the No.1 internet provider in the country. AOHell was the name of one of the thousands of programs created by hackers to be used for stealing passwords and credit card information by using AOL’s instant messenger and email…

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Consumer Privacy Act

NEVADA’S ACT RELATING TO INTERNET PRIVACY Senate Bill 220, or “An Act relating to Internet privacy,” will require organizations who run websites that collect and maintain data to comply months ahead of 2020, by October 1, 2019 THE CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT (CCPA) A state statute intended to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for…

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MSPs Are Priority Targets for Hackers

Managed (IT) Services Providers, or “MSP”s, have increasingly become the target of hackers especially since the beginning of 2019.  And as a result, over the last twelve months, several documented attacks have taken place, with various hacking groups gaining unauthorized access to thousands of computers and the computer networks of MSP’s clients. Once an MSP is breached,…

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

CCPA Compliance for Businesses The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) comes into effect on January 1, 2020.  Its provisions are focused on the protection of consumer privacy and will affect all companies dealing with consumer data in California.  Companies will be required to ensure that they have comprehensive compliance policies in place to protect both…

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