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Best cybersecurity practices for your remote workforce

Best cybersecurity practices for your remote workforce

Cybersecurity real talk: You train, you give rules, and you understand the habits so that you can break the bad habits in time as you integrate and substitute with cybersecurity culture practices that you make a constant through business day-to-day operational habits. A simple break-down with best cybersecurity practices in mind are the following steps.

Network security with our IPK services

Network security with our IPK services

The value of network security is something every CEO and CIO, or other business executive, is aware of (or should be, one should hope). In one way or another, the executives are always looking to be effective in what they set up. The thing is, to be effective with cybersecurity overall, there is a need to take a holistic approach and to have the knowledge on what’s important, what’s not, what’s smoke in your eyes, and so on.

3 keys to a successful cybersecurity plan for the new year

3 keys to a successful cybersecurity plan for the new year

This year businesses have had to learn how to deal with uncertainty and plan on the fly.  While many executives and their teams have done the best they could, the transition to a predominantly remote workforce puts some new pieces in the forefront when thinking about...

CCPA expands and will be replaced by California Privacy Rights Act

CCPA expands and will be replaced by California Privacy Rights Act

Get ready for CPRA: For executives and security leaders that are keeping an eye out for data privacy compliance regulations, note that the proposition to expand CCPA’s regulations passed on November 3, 2020. The date that you want to mark on your calendars is January 2023. The expansion of CCPA is called the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). It is meant to provide the consumer their complete data rights.

M&A cybersecurity due diligence guide for selling or buying a business

M&A cybersecurity due diligence guide for selling or buying a business

With everything that has taken place as a result of COVID-19, a number of businesses have been put in a position of struggle for survival. While there are business owners ready to fight the fight to stay in business, other CEOs and business executives are ready to move on to something else, and to sell their companies. Whether buyer or seller, cybersecurity due diligence for M&A is something of great value for your business.

Bringing to focus SMB cybersecurity needs

Bringing to focus SMB cybersecurity needs

Recent research found that small and medium businesses (SMBs) use free cybersecurity tools for the most part, that one fifth of SMBs have no endpoint security and that almost half of SMBs have no cybersecurity defense plans.  These notions are not new to us, as a...

Cybersecurity guidance for executives to stay ahead of COVID-19 risks

Cybersecurity guidance for executives to stay ahead of COVID-19 risks

For every company, it is important to have someone to turn to for security. Typically, that’s the CIO, CISO, and your IT security team. However, not every business has the security staff they need to stay on top of things; particularly with this large of a remote workforce as we’re experiencing at this time with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.