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How to Mitigate the Risk of Ransomware Attacks: The Definitive Guide

Ransomware is the worst nightmare for many IT departments and business owners. The impact of a ransomware attack is instant and recovery is incredibly difficult. Within hours, a thriving business can be completely locked out of its sensitive data. In some cases the consequences can be severe. Imagine a hospital being locked out of patient records, for example. Entire cities can ...

2020-10-18T19:16:27-04:00July 16th, 2020|

NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation Primer

Tens of thousands of companies are now legally obligated to comply with the NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation. Companies operating in the financial industry have always been appealing targets for cybercriminals to launch malicious attacks against. As far back as 2007, a Russian hacking ring stole $2 million after successfully hacking a string of ATM machines in New York. In 2019, numerous credit ...

2020-07-13T04:11:41-04:00June 11th, 2020|

5 Benefits of Security Awareness Training

Security Awareness Training is one of the most cost-efficient ways to reduce the risk of breaches and incidents. Phishing awareness and education are some of the best ways to decrease risk. Conceringly, 56% of Americans don’t know what steps to take in the event of a data breach. According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 32% of breaches involved phishing. Your IT team ...

2020-07-29T17:51:02-04:00May 22nd, 2020|

Why Cybersecurity Is Important

In 2019, U.S. companies lost over 3.5 billion dollars to cybercrime. These attacks included phishing, ransomware, and distributed denial of service attacks among many others. Unfortunately, cyberattacks and crime have increased every year since 2008. There are ample examples in recent history of well-known companies that have been breached and suffered significant losses, including the following instances: Adobe: Lost tens ...

2020-06-23T23:49:20-04:00May 11th, 2020|

5 Benefits of Cloud Migrations

Migrating to the cloud can feel overwhelming. There are stability concerns, cost concerns, and most importantly security concerns. For many people, a successful cloud migration reduces cost, improves scalability, and significantly reduces the risk of a cyber incident that could derail your business. So let’s jump right in - what is a cloud migration? How hard are they to accomplish? ...

2020-11-21T12:37:45-05:00May 4th, 2020|
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