What does proactive cybersecurity entail?

Most managed IT services providers (MSPs) promise “proactive” cybersecurity consulting. All businesses embrace the idea of preventing cyberattacks and data breaches before they happen, and MSPs themselves would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events.

Tips for safeguarding business data

You can’t afford to lose business data. It takes away the trust of your clients, leading to loss of revenue. Cybercriminals are here to stay, so it’s more important than ever to utilize tight security measures to keep your business data safe. Still, some hackers may have advanced cracking skills, or are really determined to […]

Creating an Airgap for Data Security

As a business owner, ensuring your organization can survive a crisis is likely top of mind for you. And, there’s a good chance you’ve already thought about disaster recovery and business continuity in some ways.

With more and more frequency, those concerns relate to data security and can be manifested by way of an internal event (such as human error or a disgruntled employee), as well as an externally generated event (such as a cyber-attack or natural disaster).

Have you considered how the cloud fits into a data disaster recovery plan?

The cloud’s greatest strength is its ability to provide on-demand infrastructure.

Think your password is secure? Think again

A password policy designed for federal agencies must be secure, right? Surprisingly, that hasn’t been the case, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The NIST created many of the password best practices you probably loathe — the combination of letters, numbers, and special characters — but it now says those guidelines […]

How HIPAA wards off ransomware threats

Hospitals and healthcare organizations are usually the first victims of malware attacks. WannaCry ransomware — malicious software that encrypts files until the victim decides to pay the Bitcoin ransom — took advantage of this when it hit several healthcare institutions last month.