Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) Explained

When it comes to protecting your company’s data, it helps to be a little bit paranoid. You’ve seen it in TV shows and movies: those office scenes in a large, dark room with seemingly hundreds of monitors showing graphs of the world with red and green lights, code scrolling by, flashing of alerts, graphs and

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Cyber Security Awareness Training: Why It’s Important for Your Company

An overall cyber security strategy is incomplete without a dedicated approach to training employees and reinforcing the importance of following cyber security guidelines. Cyber security awareness training ensures that everyone within an organization understands the role they are expected to play when it comes to protecting sensitive data, defending against malicious attacks, and mitigating the

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What Is a Cybersecurity Audit, and Why Is It Important?

Cyberattacks have only increased both in severity and number since the beginning of 2021. Well-organized, orchestrated hacker groups continue to keep large organizations on their heels as newer, more sophisticated methods of employing cybersecurity measures are rolled out every quarter. Even the federal government is having to continuously update its cybersecurity protocols. The recent SolarWinds

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What Is Enterprise IT Security?

Most established businesses have some sort of security software installed on computers, servers, and on other hardware. But protecting a single laptop is a very different task from defending the vital digital infrastructure a business relies on for its mission-critical operations. That’s where enterprise IT security comes in. Why Is Enterprise IT Security So Important?

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Does My Insurance Company Have a Say in My Business’ IT or Cyber Security Policy?

In the 2018 calendar year, there were more than 570 security breaches that compromised the identities of over 415 million employees and consumers around the world. Nearly half of these breaches were experienced by businesses, and while most of the news headlines we read tell us about large companies experiencing these breaches, the majority of

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How to Prevent Hacking

As a business owner, can you afford to potentially lose your data and the use of your computers to ransomware? Could you stand to pay potentially millions of dollars in fines for a data breach? Whether you’re a small company of only a few employees or a larger company, everyone is at risk. In one

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Introduction to Ransomware as a Service (RaaS)

So far in 2021, Ransomware attacks have resulted in catastrophic damages for individuals and businesses alike. Not all of these damages are monetary, either—disruption to key business functions can have long-lasting effects that can take weeks or months to completely resolve. The problem is very real. As of the publishing of this article, it’s likely

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Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack? Part 2 of 2

Preparing for Cyber attacks Part 2 of 2 In our last blog post , we discussed a presentation from our partner KnowBe4 on the evolution of cybercrime attacks and current methods that hackers are using to gain access to your personal and/or company information. In this second post, we will discuss what exactly you can

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Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack? Part 1 of 2

Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack? Part 1 of 2 One of Mission Critical Systems partners, KnowBe4, recently shared a presentation with us on how serious the need for good cybersecurity has become. The sophistication of attacks has really taken a dramatic step forward in just the past eight to nine months- right

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FBI has issued attack warning for healthcare providers

There is a credible threat of a major attack from Russia coming against healthcare providers, in the form of network hijacks paired with ransomware. Please warn any clients in that space, make sure their systems and firewalls are all patched to the latest versions, and once again remind them that their staff are the weakest

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