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What’s The Difference Between Compliance and Ethics?

What’s The Difference Between Compliance and Ethics?

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What’s The Difference Between Compliance and Ethics? As we celebrate Compliance and Ethics Week, we have been thinking about some of the confusion that many people have about the roles that ethics and compliance play in organizations. In this article, we discuss the difference between compliance and ethics, and how they work together and separately… read more

How to Ensure Your Team Is Trained to Handle Cybersecurity

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Human error is a leading cause of security breaches within companies. Training can help. Cyber attacks come in many forms. Some seek to exploit vulnerabilities in a program’s code, while others attack a network’s infrastructure. But by far the most common strategy is to target weaknesses in human behavior—moments when we are tired, forgetful, stressed,… read more

How Microsoft Office 365 Empowers the Modern Workplace

How Microsoft Office 365 Empowers the Modern Workplace

Work has changed. Here’s how Microsoft Office 365 is helping offices keep up. For decades, the workplace has undergone gradual changes as businesses have moved from analog systems to digital systems, and then from local networks to cloud-based networks. Each new stage has required new investments in IT infrastructure, and businesses have thrived or floundered… read more

New Phishing Attacks on the Rise in 2021

New Phishing Attacks on the Rise in 2021.

Organizations are noticing an increase in targeted phishing attacks. Here’s how to prepare your staff. If you’ve noticed an increase in phishing attacks lately—in your email inbox, on your social media profiles, and especially as texts to your cell phone—you’re not alone. Back in September, Security Magazine posted an article describing research that showed a… read more

4 Protections for Businesses with Microsoft 365 Enterprise Mobile + Security

4 Protections for Businesses with Microsoft 365 Enterprise Mobile + Security

The security protections offered by Microsoft 365 give businesses new tools to safeguard data, even on remote workstations. As any IT professional will tell you, IT security is an ever-evolving landscape, with new threats emerging each year, and new tools being developed in response. While the security arms race often feels like it is escalating… read more

Cybersecurity Trend Alert: Insider Attacks on the Rise

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One of the most significant cybersecurity threats of 2020 came from within. Here’s how your company can respond. In August 2020, a major ransomware attack was thwarted at Tesla in a story so outlandish that it reads like the script of a Hollywood film. It began in 2016, when a Russian man named Egor Igorevich… read more

Top 6 Cybersecurity Hacks and Data Leaks of 2020

Top 6 Cybersecurity Hacks and Data Leaks of 2020

In a year when businesses around the world took their operations fully online, cybersecurity is more important than ever. It seems that every year brings with it a new list of major cybersecurity failures, from successful phishing schemes to exploited vulnerabilities to accidental leaks of customer information to the public. This year has been no… read more

6 Best Practices for Securing your Online Identity

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Protecting your online identity is critical for preventing widespread data loss. With the ever-increasing list of online companies reporting breaches of customer data, managing your online presence has never been more important. These breaches usually give the bad guys access to the usernames and passwords of account holders at that site. While having access to… read more

7 IT Security Tips for Protecting Remote Workers

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How businesses can improve their IT security while their employees work remotely. With each year, IT security for businesses becomes more complex as new security threats emerge and new technologies adapt to combat them. However, these threats don’t just come from new malware, viruses or exploitable software vulnerabilities. They also come from changes in human… read more

5 Things Your Business Needs to Know about CMMC

5 Things Your Business Needs to Know about CMMC

What does the DOD’s new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification mean for your business? As of this year, the DOD is rolling out a new certification standard for contractors, with the aim of tightening cybersecurity protocols and reducing vulnerabilities to possible cyberattacks. While various other regulations in the past have included cybersecurity components, the Cybersecurity Maturity… read more