Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Businesses

Read Jackie Zimmermann’s article on cyber security best practices for small and medium businesses on Nerd Wallet : The impact of the Equifax data breach that compromised the personal data of over 145 million individuals has left many confused, frustrated and downright angry. And while massive attacks on large corporations make headlines, small businesses have just as […]

Google Advanced Protection Aims To Safeguard Those Most At Risk From Targeted Attacks

Google has announced a new program for those who are most vulnerable to targeted attacks on via its services. Google says that the Advanced Protection Program is aimed directly at journalists, business leaders, and political campaign teams. Read about the Google’s Advanced Protection which aims to protect those who are most at risk from targeted cyber […]

What does the UK’s Data Protection Bill mean for businesses?

The UK recently published the final version of a law to replace its current data security and privacy rules. The Data Protection Bill (DPB) will allow UK businesses to continue doing business with the EU post-Brexit. The DPB should provide a relatively easy transition for businesses gearing up for the forthcoming EU legislation. Read how […]

Understand Your Risk, Then Invest in Your Small Business Cybersecurity Plan

Read why Michael Guta says that small and medium businesses should understand cyber security risks before investing on Small Biz Trends : Do you know the cost/benefit breakdown of the cybersecurity you have in place for your small business? To be more precise, how much should you invest in cybersecurity protection in relation to your actual […]

End-user security requires a shift in corporate culture

Read why Eddie Lockhart says that End-user security requires a shift in corporate culture on Tech Target : An internal culture change can help organizations put end-user security on the front burner. If an organization only addresses security once a problem arises, it’s already too late. But it’s common for companies, especially startups, to overlook security because it […]

NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act Passes in the House

On October 11, 2017, the House of Representatives passed bill H.R. 2105, the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act (NIST Act), which would require the US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to provide cybersecurity guidance to US small businesses. Read about the latest NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act (NIST Act) passed by […]

What’s that, Skip? Not a secure IoT device? Cyber Security Standards and the Internet of Things

Read  Rafael Perez’s article about Internet of Things cyber security on Lexology : The Internet of Things (IoT) – the interconnection of devices via the internet to send and receive data – represents a dramatic shift in service-delivery across the private and public sectors. The ability for everyday devices to be internet enabled and remotely accessed […]

Hacking accounts for 50% of healthcare breaches in September: 5 report insights

There were 46 healthcare breaches disclosed in September, up from 33 breaches in August, according to a Protenus report. The report, which is part of the “Protenus Breach Barometer” monthly series, analyzes healthcare breaches reported to HHS or disclosed to the media during September 2017. Read about the new Protenus Breach Barometer for September 2017 which reveals […]

10 Major Cloud Storage Security Slip-Ups (So Far) this Year

One of many concerning security trends from 2017 is the accidental exposure of cloud data via misconfigured Simple Storage Service (S3) buckets from Amazon Web Services. This year has been marked with several data leaks from major organizations, most recently Accenture. Read/see the slideshow explaining the 10 major cloud storage security slip-ups in 2017 on […]

Data breaches can haunt victims for years after they happen

Read why Erik Waxler’s says that data breaches can haunt victims for years to come after they happen on ABC Action News : Sri Sridharan said there’s so much of your private information for sale on the dark web that hackers have trouble selling all of it. “Last Christmas season, they had so much information on […]