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Update Your Google Chrome Browser NOW

Posted by Integrity Staff on March 7, 2019 at 1:57 PM

Last night, Google announced a new vulnerability had been found in the Chrome browser.

Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2019-5786 exists in the wild.

Their news release indicated that hackers have already figured out how to exploit the bug.

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Top 5 Benefits Of Outsourcing IT Services

Posted by Integrity Staff on March 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM

At some point in running your business, it may make sense to outsource certain business functions rather than keep them in house.

The IT department is one of those areas. Here’s why.  

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What's Required For An Annual HIPAA Assessment?

Posted by Integrity Staff on February 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM

The average cost of a stolen record sells on the dark web for $148, according to Ponemon’s 2018 Cost Of A Data Breach Study.

Compare that to records snatched from the healthcare industry, which fetch higher than any other sector at $408 per record.

However, penalties for violating HIPAA reach into the hundreds of thousands and even the millions, dwarfing these numbers.

Ensure your organization is compliant by completing your annual HIPAA assessment.

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Top 3 Most Common Cybersecurity Breaches Impacting SMBs

Posted by Integrity Staff on February 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM

The most common cybersecurity breaches impacting small- and medium-sized businesses may seem fairly simple to avoid, but they’re costing people and companies billions of dollars.

Learn more about each of these types of breaches and what you can do to protect yourself and your company.

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How Banks Can Best Prepare For Audits And Exams

Posted by Integrity Staff on February 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Banks are a prime target for cybercriminals.

In fact, the typical financial services business in America gets attacked more than a billion times a year, according to PayPal CEO Dan Schulman.

That’s more than 7,600 threats every minute.

Compare that to the typical American business, which faces about 4 million attacks a year.  

This alarming trend is why banks must be regularly audited.

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What All Healthcare Organizations Should Know About HIPAA Requirements

Posted by Integrity Staff on February 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Healthcare is one of the most targeted sectors for cybercriminals.

In fact, almost every one in five claims from 2013-2017 was in the healthcare sector, according to NetDiligence’s 2018 Cyber Claims Study.

That’s why following HIPAA requirements is so important.

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Best Practices To Protect Against Ransomware

Posted by Integrity Staff on January 24, 2019 at 10:00 AM

More than half of all cyberattacks result in financial damages of more than $500,000, according to the Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report.

Damages from ransomware, in particular, have increased 15-fold—a report from Cybersecurity Ventures found that costs shot up from $325 million in 2015 to $5 billion in 2017.

The steep costs associated with ransomware require us to understand what ransomware is and how an attack could affect your organization.  

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The Best Strategy For Protecting Against Credential Theft

Posted by Integrity Staff on January 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Do you know how much your account information is worth to criminals?

You might be shocked to find out that credentials you believe are incredibly important only fetch $10-20 on the dark web.

What’s worse is how much financial damage stolen data could cost you later on.

These thieves are taking part in credential theft, a market expected to exceed $18 billion by 2024.

Let’s find out more about credential theft and how to protect yourself against it.

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3 Regulatory Changes You Need to Know for 2019

Posted by Integrity Staff on January 3, 2019 at 10:00 AM

If your business is a financial or healthcare institution, or you accept credit cards, you may want to pay close attention as there are a number of regulatory updates in store for 2019.

Let’s take a look.

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4 Tips For Better Firewall Management

Posted by Integrity Staff on December 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM

One of the core elements of securing your company’s network is a firewall.

Firewalls control network traffic flow by determining whether to accept or discard a packet that passes through it based on predetermined security rules.

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