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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 an IT emergency. Getting…

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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, perform an internal risk analysis. Research to understand…

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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 with your customers or third parties who have been affected…

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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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Nonprofit Cybersecurity

Nonprofit Cybersecurity: Threats to Non-Profits (and How to Avoid Them)

Today, profit and nonprofit establishments have one thing in common: they rely heavily on the internet to engage with their audience. However, with increasing online functionality, nonprofit cybersecurity awareness is heightened as the threat of cyber-attacks has also magnified. Attacks include large-scale intrusions to data breaches, and more. For example, 2021 alone has seen a…

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Presidential warning to businesses on cybersecurity

BROCHURE: Presidential Warning to Businesses on Cybersecurity

President Biden signs an Executive Order charting a new course to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and protect federal government networks while urging the private sector to follow suit. NEW MEASURES TO CYBERSECURITY  On May 12th, 2021 President Biden signed an Executive Order to improve the nation’s state of cybersecurity by protecting federal government networks. Both…

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Strengthening your cybersecurity policies

Formulating strong IT policies and laying down the best practices for your staff to follow is one of the best ways to prevent your business from becoming a victim of cybercrime. In this blog, we explore the various areas your IT policy should ideally cover. Passwords: Your IT policy should cover Rules regarding password setting…

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Why do you need a top-down approach to IT security?

  For any organization, its employees are its biggest assets. But, what happens when your biggest assets turn out to be your greatest threats or liabilities? That is how cybercrime can change the game. In a recent study, it came to light that employee actions account for about 70% of the data breaches that happen.…

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3 Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Data in the Cloud

Moving to the Cloud offers tremendous benefits for SMBs that range from lower IT costs to any-time access to data and certainly more reliability in terms of uptime. But, data in the Cloud is also vulnerable to security threats just like the data stored on physical servers. This blog discusses 3 things you can do…

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Is the Cloud Really Risk-Free?

The Cloud presents plenty of benefits that make it a very attractive choice, especially for SMBs who don’t want to be burdened with higher in-house IT costs, putting your data in the Cloud is not risk-free. Just as storing data on physical servers has its security threats, the Cloud presents certain security concerns as well.…

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