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Sitting Ducks: What You Can Do to Protect Yourself from the Next Cyberattack

Not long ago I read, “The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History,” an eye-opening article on Wired about a massive cyberattack that happened roughly a year ago in 2017. If you have 15 minutes, I highly recommend reading it. If you don't, then allow me to summarize: In 2017, NotPetya malware infected large companies such as Merck, Maersk, and others (companies with huge IT teams and thousands of employees), and literally brought their entire operations to a grinding halt for days, if not weeks, costing them upwards of $300 million in damages per company.

Topics: Cyber Attacks Cybersecurity Boxtop IT Best Practices

10 Simple Ways to Protect Your Business from a Cyber Attack

Small businesses, especially law and accounting firms that deal with sensitive data and financial transactions need to be concerned about cybersecurity. Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated and more rampant every day. Luckily, there are some very important – and often inexpensive – things every organization can do to protect themselves.

Topics: Cyber Attacks Cybersecurity IT Best Practices

If a Breach is Inevitable, Response is Key

There are only two types of companies: Those that have been hacked and those that will be hacked.”  --Robert Mueller, former Director of the FBI

If cyber breaches are an inevitable cost of doing business, how a company responds to a breach is of extreme importance. It has recently been revealed that 57 million Uber users and drivers had personal information exposed in late 2016 and that the hackers were paid $100,000 to keep it quiet.  If all stories are true, the biggest issue with the Uber breach may not be the breach itself, but the lack of engagement, management, and delivery of the response. 

Topics: Cybersecurity Cyber Attacks Breach

Will the Internet Break?

Last Friday morning 7am Eastern Time, news started breaking of the internet being down on the east coast of the US. People were having issues accessing multiple websites including Netflix, Amazon, and Twitter during a period of two hours. Later that day, a second shorter outage occurred. 

Topics: Cyber Attacks Cybersecurity IoT Internet

Cyber Security Awareness Month

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month?

It's a great annual reminder for you to take a look at what you and your company are doing to protect your business and systems from potential cyber attacks that could cripple your operations and cost you thousands of dollars in lost revenue.

Topics: Cybersecurity Cyber Attacks IT Security