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Top 3 Supply Chain Risk Misconceptions

Top 3 Supply Chain Risk Misconceptions

Supply chain attacks are a primary concern for businesses nowadays. With technology becoming increasingly advanced, businesses like yours must ensure there are no vulnerabilities in the supply chain. Unfortunately, many companies still believe in certain...

Recommended Best Practices to Reduce Cyber Supply Chain Risks

Recommended Best Practices to Reduce Cyber Supply Chain Risks

What exactly is a supply chain attack and how does it impact your organization? A supply chain attack is a type of cyberattack that targets an organization’s external suppliers and vendors. This can have significant consequences for the organization, such as financial...

All You Need to Know About Least Privilege

All You Need to Know About Least Privilege

In IT, the principle of least privilege (PoLP) refers to the concept that any process, program or user must be provided with only the bare minimum privileges (access or permissions) needed to perform a function. For instance, if a user account has been created for...

Prioritize Compliance for Your Business

Prioritize Compliance for Your Business

One of the many challenges you probably face as a business owner is dealing with the vague requirements present in HIPAA and PCI-DSS legislation. Due to the unclear regulatory messaging, “assuming” rather than “knowing” can land your organization in hot water with...

Did you know hardware and software expire too?

Did you know hardware and software expire too?

We are all aware of the term “use by date.” It is regularly used when talking about food and medications and refers to the date after which the product is no longer safe to consume. However, did you know that your software and hardware can expire too? This is because...

Benefits of Regular Backup Testing

Benefits of Regular Backup Testing

Monitor, Test, Restore – Making Sure Your Backups Are Ready Backups play a critical role in any data protection strategy. However, if you are entirely dependent on your backups for disaster recovery and business continuity, unexpected backup failures can prove...

4 Core Benefits of Cloud Backup

4 Core Benefits of Cloud Backup

Businesses are increasingly adopting cloud-based solutions to keep up with the rapidly changing technological landscape. According to a recent study by Gartner, cloud adoption will not slow down anytime soon.* Many of these organizations, however, are unaware of the...

99 Problems but Cloud Backup Isn’t 1

99 Problems but Cloud Backup Isn’t 1

Data loss is a genuine threat to all businesses. Not only can it cost a lot of time, money and other resources to fix, but it can also be a huge pain to deal with when you have other pressing business matters to handle. While there are plenty of reasons data can be...

Myths About Business Cloud Backup Platforms

Myths About Business Cloud Backup Platforms

Your data is essential for your business's success. There’s no doubt about it in the modern digitized era. However, not having a backup for your cloud-based service provider can result in the loss of this valuable data. This is where the confusion begins because you...

4 Common Technology Budgeting Mistakes

4 Common Technology Budgeting Mistakes

Are you planning to include your IT needs in your annual budget this year? If so, congratulations! You're doing something incredible to ensure your business’ success. Budgeting for technology can be tricky. On the one hand, you want to be ready for anything, but you...

Don’t Overlook These 3 Technology Budget Categories

Don’t Overlook These 3 Technology Budget Categories

Are you considering all the necessary technology categories when planning your annual budget? Technology is essential for any modern business such as yours, but it’s easy to focus solely on routine services that keep the lights on. This could lead you to miss crucial...

Why Your Business Needs to Prepare for Cyber Incidents

Why Your Business Needs to Prepare for Cyber Incidents

As the world becomes more digital, so do the risks of conducting business online. Cyber incidents can happen to any business, regardless of size or industry and can have serious consequences. The following are some examples of common types of incidents to look out...

Cyber Incident Response 101 for Your Business

Cyber Incident Response 101 for Your Business

Imagine it's the end of a long workday and you're ready to head home for the evening. However, just as you're about to leave, you find out your email credentials have been hacked and critical data has been stolen from your business. You may have to deal with similar...

Cyber Incident Prevention Best Practices for Your Business

Cyber Incident Prevention Best Practices for Your Business

As a business owner, you may think you will not be the target of cybercrime. Cybercriminals know that many businesses may not have cyber security measures in place, making it easier for them to breach your businesses data. In this blog post, you’ll learn the steps you...

The Dangers Within: Understanding Insider Threats

The Dangers Within: Understanding Insider Threats

With most companies embracing remote or hybrid workforce models in the wake of the pandemic, cybersecurity threats have grown rapidly across the world. Insider risk has become a key problem for businesses — a risk that must be investigated, well understood and dealt...

Protecting Your Business-Critical Data From Insider Threats

Protecting Your Business-Critical Data From Insider Threats

Although today's technology-driven era has made information sharing and data access very efficient, it has brought forth a new set of challenges. One of the primary challenges businesses face is the rising threat to data security. However, the threat to data does not...

4 Employee Cyberthreat Traits

4 Employee Cyberthreat Traits

To succeed in today’s modern competitive business landscape, you need to understand the strengths and weaknesses of your employees. This will equip you to identify areas where employees may need further training, including cybersecurity awareness. Are you sure that...

4 Cyberthreats You Need to Know

4 Cyberthreats You Need to Know

Data breaches have become more common in recent years, owing primarily to the rapid emergence of new threats. According to a new study, the average cost of a data breach increased 2.6% from 2021 to 2022. Hackers can now access sensitive information a lot easier than...

Why Passwords Are Your Weakest Point

Why Passwords Are Your Weakest Point

In today's digital world, safeguarding your organization's online assets is critical. Unfortunately, poor password hygiene practices by some employees cause problems for many organizations, leaving them vulnerable to hackers. Cybercriminals are constantly trying to...

Busting Four Popular Cybersecurity Myths

Busting Four Popular Cybersecurity Myths

As the world becomes increasingly digitized, you’ll have to tackle several dangers that come with doing business online. Cybercriminals nowadays have several methods to target organizations and districts, from credential hacks to sophisticated ransomware attacks. This...