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How to Protect Your Business From Internet Scams

How to Protect Your Business From Internet Scams

You’ve heard the stories. A business owner gets an email from a “Nigerian prince” asking for help transferring money out of the country. Or, an employee’s computer gets infected with ransomware, and all their files are held hostage until a ransom is paid. These days, it seems like there’s a new internet scam every day. So, how can you protect your business?

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7 Pressing cybersecurity questions boards need to ask

7 Pressing cybersecurity questions boards need to ask

Cybersecurity is more critical than ever in today’s business world. With data breaches making headlines regularly, it’s clear that companies need to do more to protect themselves. However, many CEOs and business leaders are still unsure of what they need to do to safeguard their organizations. One of the best places to start is by asking your board of directors the following seven questions about cybersecurity.

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Steps for password security across the enterprise

Steps for password security across the enterprise

When you notice your cyber risk score assessments, you’ll notice that passwords are a part of the way your score is given.  This analysis comes about because passwords overall are a part of your cybersecurity layer, but also because there are password breaches that take place regularly throughout the years.  Cyber criminals are always trying to get into some company’s network.  

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BlackHat cybersecurity highlights – risks and tips

BlackHat cybersecurity highlights – risks and tips

When reviewing the cybersecurity risks explored at this year’s BlackHat conference you’ll note the following items: geopolitical risks, digital transformation, and cybercriminal’s offensive capabilities. Some of the cybersecurity advice given to address these items involve conduct simulation scenarios, impact assessments, and tabletop exercises at the executive level.

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Cyber-threat report shows changes in malware and ransomware

Cyber-threat report shows changes in malware and ransomware

Staying on top of cybersecurity means knowing about existing and new cyber-threats. What has played out in the year and what may be in store are also important to have handy for your cyber resiliency. When you have an idea of what risks to look out for, it helps security planning and filling in the gaps that arise in an ever-changing cyber landscape.

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Cloud-native security: It’s time to get serious

Cloud-native security: It’s time to get serious

A study by Canonical reveals that only 13.5% of IT pros surveyed have mastered security in the cloud native space. The study also explores the goals, benefits and challenges of cloud-native technologies; as well as the use of Kubernetes, bare metal, VMs, containers, and serverless applications.

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Get ahead of remote work insider threat

Get ahead of remote work insider threat

When it comes to remote work, it makes insider threat a real challenge. SC Magazine interviewed David Reilly, the ex-CIO of the Bank of America, and he makes a clear case for why companies should address the situation sooner rather than later.

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Local governments can overcome challenges with cyber insurance

Local governments can overcome challenges with cyber insurance

Ransomware affects all types of organizations, including local governments. Cyber insurance is one of the options that is used to deal with these types of attacks. However, there is a clear need to look elsewhere for solutions due to rising cyber insurance costs and the challenges that local governments are facing with getting approved for cyber insurance policies that cover damages and potential needs for a ransomware attack.

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The board and cybersecurity are a must with this new SEC policy

The board and cybersecurity are a must with this new SEC policy

Everyone knows about the importance of having the board engaged with cybersecurity if you’re going to successfully implement anything security related. The latest proposal by SEC (US Securities and Exchange Commission) requires publicly traded companies to disclose some of the details regarding cyber incidents, a company’s cybersecurity capabilities, boards’ cybersecurity expertise and details on how cybersecurity is overseen by the board.

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Address CMS-based site security now

Address CMS-based site security now

An effective cybersecurity posture looks at every way cyber criminals will attempt to get into your network and gain access to your data. One of these ways are CMS-based site attacks. There are reports showing that payment card skimmers are growing and exploiting WordPress websites.

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Digital transformation cybersecurity steps that work

Digital transformation cybersecurity steps that work

Successful businesses always want to provide the best value to customers and maintain optimal operations. This can’t be done without adopting digital transformation advances. Digital transformation has optimized all business processes, but it also keeps transforming due to the demands of consumers and the growth of the digital space.

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Check security issues for your cloud environment now

Check security issues for your cloud environment now

The gaps with cloud security issues are due to the immediate transition to a remote work environment that then moved back to a hybrid environment and that never really sat down to do cloud security assessments. While some companies may think that a cloud security posture management assessment service is the same as a security assessment service, they are not.

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