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26
Sep
2022
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The More You Know: Benefits of Cybersecurity Training for your Employees

At the start of a new job, there is usually training course as part of the onboarding process. Whether we author articles for our company’s blog or install ethernet cables, we must learn about the tasks at hand before performing them every day. However, if there is one area that requires the most training, it is cybersecurity. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of cybersecurity training for your employees.

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22
Sep
2022
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What You Need to Know about Cyber Insurance Requirements

Running a business is no easy task. You must keep track of finances, ensure employee productivity, provide customer service, and make sure your IT infrastructure is up to date. If your business accepts electronic payments from customers, you run an increased risk of a data breach, whose consequences can be dire¹. According to IBM’s Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021, the average data breach worldwide cost a record $4.24 million last year, and an average of $9.05 million for U.S. companies². How can you protect your business from such a disaster? Enter cyber insurance.

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20
Sep
2022
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Avoiding the Vulnerable App Trap with Third-Party Application Auditing

Apps are an integral part of our everyday lives. We use apps to check weather forecast, order takeout or delivery from local restaurants, and follow our favorite sports teams. While many apps we use are first-party applications, others come from third parties like DocuSign, LumApps, and Mailmeteor, among others¹. They serve a variety of functions, from quick eSignature integration to sending thousands of personalized emails simultaneously¹. However, installing and using third-party apps brings its fair share of risks.

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19
Aug
2022
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Disaster-Proofing Your Data with Datto and Navitend

In today's world, data does not just mean everything to your business: your data is your business.  If your data is unavailable for even one second, your business will slow down to a crawl or perhaps face an existential crisis.  Losing your data can bring dire consequences.  For example, you will not only lose revenue and anger customers, but also run the risk of bankruptcy. 

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10
Aug
2022
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Creating a Safe Harbor for Your Business Data

We live in a data-driven world. However, with our data circulating across the internet, there are obstacles we all must face. Hazards like malware, spyware, trojans, and ransomware lurk throughout the dark web, lying in wait to steal your sensitive business information. According to Statista, the U.S. alone saw 1,001 data breaches in 2020, wherein 155.8 million records were exposed. The consequences of these breaches can be dire. As outlined in IBM Security’s Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021, the average data breach cost a record $4.24 million last year. Now, you may ask yourself, “How do I keep my company data safe in case of a breach?” 

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