Start digging around about how to protect your data, and you’ll be soon drowning in a mix of apps, websites, and vocabulary terms that are difficult to understand.
Instead, simplify the process.
Here is a list of seven ways to safeguard your data.Read More
If you’re still using the Windows 7 operating system, it’s time to prepare to switch to an updated version.
Microsoft has revealed the end-of-life date for Windows 7: Jan. 14, 2020.
Let’s take a look at what it means when a software product reaches its end of life, as well as what you can do to prepare for this deadline.Read More
More Americans experienced a data breach in 2017 than ever before. The results of a study conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research show that 16.7 million Americans had their identities compromised, resulting in a loss of $16.8 billion.
The study also found that consumers are losing trust in institutions, shifting “the perceived responsibility for preventing fraud from themselves to other entities, such as their financial institution or the companies storing their data.”
One of the biggest trends the study found is that account takeover tripled over the past year. Victims pay an average of $290 out of pocket and spend 16 hours on average to resolve the situation.Read More
How can you boost efficiency in your business?
One way is through a system called open-book management.
Open-book management is great for companies the emphasize transparency. In this system, everyone can see the company’s books. Therefore, everyone shares an interest in the workings of the business.
By seeing, tracking, and forecasting key numbers, everyone gains an understanding of what is driving the business forward—or causing it to lose steam.Read More
More than 7 out of 10 companies in the United States have suffered a data breach over the past few years, according to Thales.
With seemingly more stories of data breaches popping up, business leaders must decide whether to adopt new technology and risk things going wrong or wait while competitors potentially get ahead.
To help businesses, Security Forum has developed its Threat Horizon 2019 report. It looks at nine threats caused by technology change that organizations may face over the next three years and how to address them.Read More
You may be asking yourself several questions about cloud computing the more you hear about it.
After all, a RightScale survey shows enterprises are leveraging multiple clouds to do business.
There’s a lot of buzz around cloud computing, and rightfully so. Let’s take a look at the most common questions about cloud computing.Read More
Security Awareness training and programming is important for every industry. Security Awareness in healthcare is especially critical. The healthcare industry is responsible for the safekeeping of highly sensitive medical data. HIPAA tries to ensure that security is tight and materials are handled correctly, but that only goes so far. Any breach of a medical organization's network or data can be highly damaging to the practice in question. HIPAA violations come at a steep cost and a lost reputation is something that may never be recovered. Every organization in the healthcare industry needs Security Awareness training. This is why:Read More
Deciding on a cloud solution can be difficult.
If you think you have a choice on whether you’ll be migrating to the cloud, think again.
Enterprise cloud adoption has doubled in the past two years. Roughly half of respondents to a cloud business intelligence survey said they were using cloud BI. Additionally, fewer respondents said they had no plans to use these services. The 2018 survey showed the most significant rise in adoption levels in the seven years this survey has been conducted.
Cloud adoption is all but inevitable.
This begs the question: which cloud solution is best for my business?Read More
It can be difficult to manage and run a large business, especially if you’re doing it mostly alone. Even if you have a partner, there’s no guarantee that you will be able to protect your business from everything. With the recent rise of phishing scams, security breaches, and account hacking, who is to say your business is not the next target?Read More
If the answer to any of those questions is, “No,” then it would be wise to schedule a cybersecurity assessment as soon as possible. This can go for companies or for individuals, but companies carry the larger burden. Having so much information stored in one place makes businesses an easy target.Read More