Category: Cybersecurity

BCDR: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in Cyber Security

August 29, 2022

Are your mission-critical systems protected? Do you have data backups stored and a plan in place to access those backups?  A disaster recovery plan creates a modern IT environment that protects your company’s data and systems from the most common threats and disruptions. A 2018 survey found that 77% of IT-related companies experienced at least […]

Developing a Business Continuity Plan for the Manufacturing Industry

August 15, 2022

Disasters happen every day in many forms. Whether it’s a power outage, a ransomware attack, or a flooded facility, you can quickly lose access to essential systems.  Don’t wait until disaster strikes to come up with a plan.  You need to ensure that the most critical aspects of your manufacturing business continue running, even when […]

7 Tiers of Disaster Recovery

August 7, 2022

In the case of an outage, hack, or another disaster, you want to get your systems up and running as quickly as possible. You also don’t want to lose valuable data.  Fortunately, plenty of disaster recovery options help you retrieve the information you need as soon as possible.  In fact, there are 7 tiers of […]

Understanding Cybersecurity Gap Analysis

July 14, 2022

According to IBM’s annual Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021,(https://www.ibm.com/security/data-breach), data breaches cost companies 4.2 million dollars lastyear. A breach in your security management system could send your business into bankruptcy.You may have security controls in place to protect your information, but are they sufficient towithstand the millions of cyberattacks that happen every second […]

Cyber threats to the banking industry

July 5, 2022

Banks are investing more in their security budgets this year due to a spike in emerging cyberthreats. 63% of the financial services sector suffered an increase in damaging cyberattacks. Thatis an increase of 17% since 2021.Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, said it spends over $1 billion annually on cybersecurity.The financial industry already spends […]

Understanding cyber incident reporting requirements

June 30, 2022

When it comes to cybercrimes, it’s easy to focus on an attack’s impact for your business. Howquickly can you get your data back? How can you defend best against the attack?However, when considering cybersecurity there’s another area that deserves attention:government cyber incident reporting requirements.If you don’t comply with reporting law, you can face hefty fines […]

The best way to protect your privacy online

June 21, 2022

The internet has transformed the way we work, shop, and play. It’s more convenient than ever tonetwork from the comfort of home, order products, and even work remotely.With all this convenience, however, comes a cost. It’s harder than ever to protect your privacy ina digitalized world.Many of the biggest online companies make money off selling […]

Cyber Insurance Coverage Checklist

June 6, 2022

While modern technology offers astounding options for expanded data storage, increased customerconnection, and visibility with internet users all over the world, these conveniences come withpotential risks.Hackers and other bad actors often exploit the cyber realm to steal valuable data from your companyor even lock you out of your own systems.What’s more, if a data breach […]

What is patch management in cybersecurity?

May 26, 2022

In cybersecurity, patch management is how a company distributes patches: minor fixes or additional features in existing software.  In this article, we’ll look at the common types of patch management and give you a better understanding of the concept. What are the three types of patch management?  While all patches have the same goal of […]