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Poison Attacks: A quick overview

Poison Attacks: A quick overview Smart technology is everywhere. Not just in our offices, but even in our day-to-day lives with tools like Google Home and Alexa becoming a commonplace. With technology becoming smarter every minute, the risks are increasing by the minute as well. Cybercriminals are finding new ways to corrupt our IT networks…

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Top Priorities this Month And Beyond

Realizing the increasing risk that internal attacks pose to national security and business, American federal agencies work together to preserve cybersecurity awareness month, formerly known as “National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.” These include the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA).The message of the month is clear: SMBs to large…

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The dark web: An introduction

Have you come across the term, dark web, recently? As a business, you might have heard that you need to keep your data safe from the dark web. So, what is the dark web anyway? Read on to find out… What is the dark web? The cybercrime landscape is evolving fast. The “Nigerian” email scams…

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5 Important IT checklists that no SMB should miss: Part-2

In our last blog, we discussed 2 of the 5 important IT checklists that every SMB should have. In this post, we cover the other 3, namely, IT training, Data Backup, and BYOD checklists. IT Training checklist Your IT staff is not the only one who needs IT training. Everyone in your office does. An…

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5 Important IT Checklists That No SMB Should Miss: Part 1

IT checklists are a great way to analyze, understand and take the necessary steps to meet your IT requirements. In this blog, we discuss 2 of the 5 important IT checklists–Hardware/software and Cybersecurity. When creating a checklist for hardware/software purchase, use, and installation, answer the following questions. How do you determine what hardware/software is needed?…

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Employee Training and Cybersecurity

Employee training will form a big part of the cybersecurity initiative that you will take on as an organization. You need to train your employees to identify and respond correctly to cyberthreats. Here are some employee training best practices that you can make a part of your cybersecurity training program. Create an IT policy handbook…

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Know your IT risks

Know your IT risks Whether you have your in-house IT team, or have outsourced your IT needs to be taken care of by a Managed Services Provider, you need to know what are the possible risks to your business from the IT perspective. Having an IT risk checklist can help you be better prepared for…

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What to consider when investing in cyber insurance

What to consider when investing in cyber insurance As a business, you are probably aware of the term, cyber insurance. With the cybercrime rates rising consistently, cyber insurance is increasingly becoming a necessity for survival. Here are a few things to consider before you sign up with a cyber insurance service provider. Risk analysis First,…

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Cyber insurance: What’s the cost and what does it cover

Cyber insurance: What’s the cost and what does it cover Cyber insurance covers a range of elements, the most basic being the legal expenses incurred as a result of falling victim to cybercrime. This includes legal fees, expenses, and even any fines that you may have to pay or financial settlements that have to make…

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The Quick Guide to Cybersecurity Awareness Month

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month all of October, and we thought we’d celebrate the occasion with a brief explainer on the basics of what you need to know to keep your data and identity safe. Cybersecurity Awareness Month was created to help raise awareness about the growing (and the continuously evolving) need for cybersecurity in both…

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