Lecturer shares cybersecurity tips to protect small businesses

Speaking to a group of small business owners, Ed Glantz, an associate teaching professor in Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), issued a chilling warning: “You may not realize it, but you are all up against very sophisticated attackers.” Read the tips Ed Glantz, an associate teaching professor in Penn State’s College […]

Small Businesses Are Fearless in the Face of Security Threats

What, me worry? That’s the stance a shocking number of small business owners in the U.S. have taken toward cybersecurity, according to a new study from Paychex. In a survey of 341 business leaders conducted by Bredin. Most of the small business owners polled by the research firm, 68 percent in fact, were not concerned about […]

What is the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and Can It Benefit Your Small Business?

Read Rob Starr’s explain how NIST cyber security framework can benefit small and medium businesses on Small Biz Trends : Understanding best practices when it comes to cyber security is just as important to a small business’s bottom line as a good product. Being hacked or otherwise compromised can drive up costs, decimate profits and […]

Federal guide aims to help small providers tackle cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has just released new guidance on the information security fundamentals for small businesses, including small physician practices, across the nation. Read about the new guidance for small and medium enterprises issued by NIST on Healthdata Management.

Study Shows Need for Small Business Cyber Security

A new report from the Better Business Bureau calls on Illinois small business owners to take steps to prevent cyber attacks. The study took an in-depth look at the advances in cybersecurity and cyber threats against the largest sector of contributors to the U.S. economy. It included data and information from Illinois-based businesses. Read about the […]

What is the Main Street Cybersecurity Act and How Will It Help Your Small Business?

Read Annie Pilon explain the proposed Main Street Cybersecurity Act and how it will help small and medium businesses on Small Biz Trends The Main Street Cybersecurity Act is a bill currently making its way through the U.S. House of Representatives that could lead to more tools geared specifically toward helping small businesses improve their cybersecurity. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Realistic Cybersecurity for Small- and Mid-Sized Enterprises

Read Pamela Passman’s about a realistic approach to cyber security for small and medium sized enterprises on Brink : In June of this year, a data analytics firm working for the Republican National Committee left databases of 198 million U.S. citizen voter files exposed to the Internet without security, making the RNC susceptible to theft by […]